The all flash array (AFA) market is quickly growing, bringing with it high expectations for transforming data centers. But switching to all flash can be fraught with obstacles, including silos, over-promised and under-delivered data reduction and high disaster recovery costs. When considering a move to all flash, it is important
RF Code today launched CenterScape, a flexible framework of data center management software tools built on the company’s powerful Workplace IoT Platform. CenterScape brings together years of collected best practices and streamlined methodologies with real-time environmental monitoring and asset management solutions developed specifically for data centers and distributed IT environments.
On Monday, it was announced that Oracle will introduce two new data centers in Germany with colocation partners Interxion and Equinix. In the wake of recent Snowden disclosures of surveillance carried out by the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the UK’s GCHQ, Oracle’s data centers come as a solution
In a recent Forrester Consulting report, it was revealed that more than three quarters of Australian organisations are planning to increase their investments in datacentre’s over the next 12 months, with big data being cited as the main reason. The report, which was commissioned by Digital Realty Trust, found that
Involta, a data center provider based in Iowa, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $50 million in private equity. The round was led by M/C Partners, with participation from Morgan Stanley. The company’s president, Bruce Lehrman, said that the money will be used to support its growth throughout the
HP presented a new product, called Facility-as-a-Service, which provides a variety of modular data center solutions under five year service agreements. Customers can rent custom-sized, scalable data center facilities, taking full advantage of HP products such as Flexible DC, which scales in 500 kW, 750 kW, 900 kW and 1,500
State and local officials in Iowa announced on Friday that Microsoft will begin constructing a new data center in Iowa. This will be Microsoft’s second data center in the region, bringing its total investment to nearly $2 billion, the largest in the state to date. “Records are made to be