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JLL Report: NoVa Still Leading the Pack, but Data Center Demand is Expanding West, South

Mar 16, 2019

CHICAGO, IL — Demand for data centers in the western and southern United States is so hot that its growth more than makes up for slowing markets in other region. Overall, data center demand in 2018 was “insatiable.” This according to JLL’s most recent data center outlook. Specifically, Las Vegas (37 megawatts) and Phoenix (51 megawatts) […] more

CHICAGO, IL — Demand for data centers in the western and southern United States is so hot that its growth more than makes up for slowing markets in other region. Overall, data center demand in 2018 was “insatiable.” This according to JLL’s most recent data center outlook. Specifically, Las Vegas (37 megawatts) and Phoenix (51 megawatts) […] more

Facebook Pledges to Build Data Centers Where Data Privacy + Human Rights are Protected

Mar 15, 2019

MENLO PARK, CA — Mark Zuckerberg has released a new blogpost pledging to significantly up Facebook’s standards regarding international site selection for data centers. Zuckerberg promised to only store data in countries where such data, as well as human rights, can be trusted to be protected. “As we build our infrastructure around the world, we’ve […] more

MENLO PARK, CA — Mark Zuckerberg has released a new blogpost pledging to significantly up Facebook’s standards regarding international site selection for data centers. Zuckerberg promised to only store data in countries where such data, as well as human rights, can be trusted to be protected. “As we build our infrastructure around the world, we’ve […] more

Juniper Networks Expands Networking Simplicity Through Support of SONiC

Mar 15, 2019

SUNNYVALE, CA — Juniper Networks has announced native integration of Juniper’s platforms with Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC), which was developed and contributed to the Open Compute Project (OCP) Foundation by Microsoft. This integration will give cloud providers a simplified and automated switch management platform, enhanced by the rich routing and deep […] more

SUNNYVALE, CA — Juniper Networks has announced native integration of Juniper’s platforms with Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC), which was developed and contributed to the Open Compute Project (OCP) Foundation by Microsoft. This integration will give cloud providers a simplified and automated switch management platform, enhanced by the rich routing and deep […] more

Broadcom Doubles Down on Open Compute

Mar 15, 2019

SAN JOSE, CA — Broadcom Inc. has announced its commitment to open computing at the 2019 Open Compute Project (OCP) Global Summit. A long-time supporter of open, standards-based technology, Broadcom is committed to developing high performance, scalable solutions optimized for today’s hyperscale data centers. Broadcom is a leading provider of OCP-compliant solutions, either directly through […] more

SAN JOSE, CA — Broadcom Inc. has announced its commitment to open computing at the 2019 Open Compute Project (OCP) Global Summit. A long-time supporter of open, standards-based technology, Broadcom is committed to developing high performance, scalable solutions optimized for today’s hyperscale data centers. Broadcom is a leading provider of OCP-compliant solutions, either directly through […] more

Ping An Overseas Holdings Invests $150 Million USD in GDS

Mar 15, 2019

SHANGHAI, CHINA — GDS Holdings Limited, a developer and operator of high-performance data centers in China, has announced a $150 Million USD equity investment by China Ping An Insurance Overseas Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of Ping An Insurance Group Company of China. The investment will be in the form of convertible preferred shares. GDS will […] more

SHANGHAI, CHINA — GDS Holdings Limited, a developer and operator of high-performance data centers in China, has announced a $150 Million USD equity investment by China Ping An Insurance Overseas Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of Ping An Insurance Group Company of China. The investment will be in the form of convertible preferred shares. GDS will […] more

CAPRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for March 15

Mar 15, 2019

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for March 15, 2019: JLL Report says NoVa Still Leading the Pack, but Data Center Demand is Expanding West, South: Demand for data centers in the western and southern United States is so hot that its growth more than makes […] more

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for March 15, 2019: JLL Report says NoVa Still Leading the Pack, but Data Center Demand is Expanding West, South: Demand for data centers in the western and southern United States is so hot that its growth more than makes […] more

Cohesity to Join Cisco’s SolutionsPlus Program

Mar 14, 2019

SAN JOSE, CA – Cohesity has joined Cisco’s SolutionsPlus program. As a result, Cohesity software will be added to Cisco’s Global Price List. This gives Cisco’s direct and channel sales network the ability to offer Cohesity’s modern backup and recovery capabilities together with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and HyperFlex from a single source. The […] more

SAN JOSE, CA – Cohesity has joined Cisco’s SolutionsPlus program. As a result, Cohesity software will be added to Cisco’s Global Price List. This gives Cisco’s direct and channel sales network the ability to offer Cohesity’s modern backup and recovery capabilities together with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and HyperFlex from a single source. The […] more

Broadcom Announces Industry-First Portfolio of OCP NIC 3.0 Adapters for Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure

Mar 14, 2019

SAN JOSE, CA — Broadcom has announced customer sample availability of its OCP NIC 3.0 adapter solutions supporting the full range of data rates and interfaces from 1GbE to 200GbE. The portfolio includes a wide selection of Ethernet adapter cards with 1-, 2- and 4-port configurations, allowing the industry to easily build high-performance server systems […] more

SAN JOSE, CA — Broadcom has announced customer sample availability of its OCP NIC 3.0 adapter solutions supporting the full range of data rates and interfaces from 1GbE to 200GbE. The portfolio includes a wide selection of Ethernet adapter cards with 1-, 2- and 4-port configurations, allowing the industry to easily build high-performance server systems […] more

Toshiba Memory Expands NVMe SSD Portfolio for Cloud Data Centers

Mar 14, 2019

SAN JOSE, CA — Toshiba Memory America has announced the XD5 Series NVMe SSD platform in a 2.5-inch, 7 mm low-profile form factor that is optimized for low-latency and performance consistency in read-intensive workloads. Developed for both data center and cloud environments, the new 2.5-inch form factor XD5 Series is ideal for NoSQL databases, large-scale-out […] more

SAN JOSE, CA — Toshiba Memory America has announced the XD5 Series NVMe SSD platform in a 2.5-inch, 7 mm low-profile form factor that is optimized for low-latency and performance consistency in read-intensive workloads. Developed for both data center and cloud environments, the new 2.5-inch form factor XD5 Series is ideal for NoSQL databases, large-scale-out […] more

Pantheon Raises $40 Million USD

Mar 14, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Pantheon, a website operations platform for agile marketers, has announced the close of $40 million in Series D growth financing led by Sageview Capital, with participation from existing investors Foundry Group, Scale Venture Partners, and Industry Ventures. With this investment, Ned Gilhuly, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Sageview Capital, will join […] more

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Pantheon, a website operations platform for agile marketers, has announced the close of $40 million in Series D growth financing led by Sageview Capital, with participation from existing investors Foundry Group, Scale Venture Partners, and Industry Ventures. With this investment, Ned Gilhuly, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Sageview Capital, will join […] more