Category: Industry News

Hyperledger Welcomes Diverse Line-up of New Members, New Identity Project

Jun 24, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, CA– Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, today announced a diverse line-up of eight new members, including Ethereum Foundation, Microsoft, Nornickel and Salesforce.  Hyperledger also added a new identity infrastructure project that spotlights interoperability, cross project development and broad community involvement. Hyperledger is a multi-venture, multi-stakeholder effort […] more

SAN FRANCISCO, CA– Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, today announced a diverse line-up of eight new members, including Ethereum Foundation, Microsoft, Nornickel and Salesforce.  Hyperledger also added a new identity infrastructure project that spotlights interoperability, cross project development and broad community involvement. Hyperledger is a multi-venture, multi-stakeholder effort […] more

Equinix Appoints Jon Lin as President, Americas

Jun 20, 2019

REDWOOD CITY, CA – Equinix has appointed Jon Lin, a 10-year Equinix veteran, as President, Americas. In this role, Lin will be responsible for the regional management, strategy and growth plan for Equinix in the Americas, including existing operations in Brazil, Canada, Colombia and the U.S. Lin succeeds Karl Strohmeyer, who served as President, Americas since […] more

REDWOOD CITY, CA – Equinix has appointed Jon Lin, a 10-year Equinix veteran, as President, Americas. In this role, Lin will be responsible for the regional management, strategy and growth plan for Equinix in the Americas, including existing operations in Brazil, Canada, Colombia and the U.S. Lin succeeds Karl Strohmeyer, who served as President, Americas since […] more

Tech Giants Form Enterprise Cloud Coalition

Jun 19, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Box, Dropbox, Okta, Slack, Twilio, Workday, and Zendesk have jointly announced the launch of the Enterprise Cloud Coalition (ECC). These companies share a commitment to ensuring policymakers understand the critical role cloud computing plays in business – from data protection, to business growth, and continued innovation – and the impact it will have on […] more

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Box, Dropbox, Okta, Slack, Twilio, Workday, and Zendesk have jointly announced the launch of the Enterprise Cloud Coalition (ECC). These companies share a commitment to ensuring policymakers understand the critical role cloud computing plays in business – from data protection, to business growth, and continued innovation – and the impact it will have on […] more

Uptime Institute Releases Results of 2019 Data Center Industry Survey

Jun 19, 2019

SEATTLE, WA — The Uptime Institute has published the results its 2019 Data Center Industry Survey, one of the most highly anticipated publications in the sector every year. Major themes and findings in the 2019 survey results, as listed in the Executive Summary, include: Privately owned enterprise data centers are expected to run half of all workloads […] more

SEATTLE, WA — The Uptime Institute has published the results its 2019 Data Center Industry Survey, one of the most highly anticipated publications in the sector every year. Major themes and findings in the 2019 survey results, as listed in the Executive Summary, include: Privately owned enterprise data centers are expected to run half of all workloads […] more

GIGA Data Centers Appoints David Shepard at Chief Revenue Officer

Jun 19, 2019

ATLANTA, GA — GIGA Data Centers has announced the appointment of David Shepard as Chief Revenue Officer. David is responsible for all revenue-generation strategy and execution. His duties include overseeing the sales, marketing, and partner channel teams to execute the company’s strategy and achieve its revenue goals. He reports to CEO Jake Ring as the newest member […] more

ATLANTA, GA — GIGA Data Centers has announced the appointment of David Shepard as Chief Revenue Officer. David is responsible for all revenue-generation strategy and execution. His duties include overseeing the sales, marketing, and partner channel teams to execute the company’s strategy and achieve its revenue goals. He reports to CEO Jake Ring as the newest member […] more