Cities, not cornfields, draw data centers

Credit: Google Metro areas are prime areas for development By Patrick Thibodeau http://www.computerworld.com/article/3034989/data-center/cities-not-cornfields-draw-data-centers.html FOLLOW Computerworld | Feb 22, 2016 2:57 AM PT COMMENTS  Google built a data center in an Oregon town with a population of about 15,000. Yahoo established a chicken-coop style data … Continued

Telx Acquisition Closed, Here’s Digital Realty’s Plan

BY YEVGENIY SVERDLIK ON OCTOBER 14, 2015 http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2015/10/14/telx-acquisition-closed-heres-digital-realtys-plan/ While some of the world’s biggest cloud data centers were designed and built by the cloud providers themselves – companies like Amazon, Microsoft, and Google – they represent only a part of … Continued

2016: The Year of The Data Center

  http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2015/11/23/2016-year-data-center/   By: John M. Hawkins is VP of Marketing and Communications at vXchnge.   With 2016 quickly approaching, executives are starting to hash out their plans and budgets for the coming year. While all aspects of a business are … Continued

What’s in Store for Cloud Computing?

What’s in Store for Cloud Computing? (Part 1 of 5) Internet Traffic for Cloud Data Centers Growing Exponentially By Parker Thomas • Nov 19, 2015 5:17 pm EST http://marketrealist.com/2015/11/netflix-analysts-recommend/  Cloud surpasses traditional data centers The growing complexity of processing transactions and storing data … Continued

Cisco Says Cloud Traffic To Quadruple By 2019, Driven By Consumers, Mobility and IoT

http://www.forbes.com/sites/gilpress/2015/10/28/cisco-says-cloud-traffic-to-quadruple-by-2019-driven-by-consumers-mobility-and-iot/   Contributor: Gil Press 86% of workloads will be processed by cloud data centers in 2019 The just-released Cisco Cloud Index computes the rapid expansion of today’s stampede to the cloud. “We have never seen anything like this in … Continued

AP: States Issued $1.5B in Data Center Tax Breaks over Past Decade

  BY YEVGENIY SVERDLIK ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2015/09/30/ap-states-issued-1-5b-in-data-center-tax-breaks-over-past-decade/ Competing for the big construction projects whose economic-development value remains controversial, state governments around the US have committed to a total of about $1.5 billion in tax breaks for data center builds around the … Continued