CAPRE’s Data Center Round Up for January 9, 2020

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Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center industry for January 9, 2020: Digital Realty Expands Board of Directors with Two New Appointment: Digital Realty has announced today the appointment of retired Lt. Gen. VeraLinn "Dash" Jamieson and Alexis Black Bjorlin, Ph.D., to its board of directors effective January 2, 2020.  Lt. Gen. Jamieson is the former Director of the United States Air Force's Intelligence Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Cyber Effects Operations and Dr. Black Bjorlin is Broadcom's Senior Vice President and General Manager of Optical Systems Division. Lt. Gen. Jamieson is a recognized expert in data management, cloud technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning with over 37 years of government experience.  She achieved the rank of Lieutenant General in the U.S. Air Force and prior to retiring, served as the Director of the United States Air Force's Intelligence Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Cyber Effects enterprise, conducting operations for the Department of Defense. Dr. Black Bjorlin brings over 19 years of high technology management experience at Fortune 500 companies to the Digital Realty board.  She currently heads Broadcom's Optical Systems Division, the business unit responsible for developing and manufacturing devices used in optical communications.  Dr. Black Bjorlin previously was Corporate Vice President of the Data Center Group and General Manager of the Connectivity Group at Intel Data Center Frontier Reveals Eight Predictions for 2020: Data Center Frontier has identified eight themes that will shape the data center business this…