CapRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for January 8

Jan 8, 2018
by Josh Anderson

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for January 8, 2018:

  • InterXion to Expand to Seven European cities: InterXion will move to expand their footprint in seven European cities, including a third data center in Madrid, a second facility in Brussels, and an expansion to Amsterdam, Paris, Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Vienna data centers. The projects will total 15,500 square meters of newly equipped space. “Interxion now has active expansion projects across its entire 11 country footprint totalling over 33,000 square metres which will increase the Company’s equipped space by over 25% compared to the end of 3Q 2017,” said David Ruberg, Interxion’s Chief Executive Officer in a press release.
  • WebWerks Advances to Next Stage of Worldwide Network Connection Project: The leading Data Center and cloud hosting provider in India, Web Werks, has announced the next advancement in its direct physical and virtual association of its global data center network, expected to empower clients to interface on demand to other client from any Web Werks data center location on the planet via Web Werks Cloud.
  • Super Micro Unveils All-Flash Non-Volatile Memory Express 1U SuperServer: Super Micro has unveiled an new all-flash NVMe™ (Non-Volatile Memory Express) 1U SuperServer that accommodates up to 36 hot-swap Samsung NGSFF NVMe SSDs. This platform will provide all-NVMe capacity at petabyte scale. The server currently supports 288TB per system and will support over half a petabyte per system later this year. NVMe technology was developed to provide the lowest latency and offer faster CPU-to-data storage performance for advanced computing. Optimized for the new Samsung NGSFF SSDs, the new Supermicro system delivers 300% better storage density compared to previously available all-flash storage servers that support standard (U.2) SSDs.
  • Saguna Announces First-Ever Multi-Access Edge Cloud (MEC) Starter Kit: Saguna, a leading provider and pioneer of Multi-access Edge Cloud (MEC) solutions, has launched the MEC Starter Kit; a complete, easy-to-use, production-ready MEC solution. The Kit, featuring the company’s award-winning Saguna Open-RAN; a powerful yet lean  Edge Cloud environment that provides minimal latency, real-time interactions, and broadband delivery, is designed to help Communication Service Providers (CSPs) and application developers gain valuable hands-on experience, realize the benefits and accelerate development, integration and deployment of their MEC ecosystem and Edge applications.
  • Data Center Virtualization Market to Hit $8 Billion USD by 2022: MarketsandMarkets™ has released a new report forecasting that the data center virtuzliation market is expected to grow from its current level of $3.75 Billion USD to $8.06 Billion USD by 2022. That compounded annual growth rate shapes out to 16.5%. Researchers posit that the growth will primarily be driven due by reduced enterprise operational costs and enhanced business agility, as well as demand for unified and centralized management of data centers, and an increase in data center complexities.


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