Here are the 10 most popular articles that ran on Data Center Knowledge in February:
Why Mainframes Aren’t Going Away Any Time Soon – IBM’s former systems and technology CTO explains when it makes sense to buy a mainframe and what the advantages are.
Meet Your New Data Center Manager: REMI the AI Persona – Facilities management specialist CBRE and startup LitBit say it won’t be long until data center staff work alongside AI counterparts.
Oracle to Launch 12 Cloud Data Centers Around the World – The biggest expansion is planned for Asia, but Europe, the Middle East, and North America are also on the list.
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This Wave of Data Center Consolidation is Different from the First One – The first wave of consolidation may have peaked, but the new one is just starting.
HPE Spins Out US Data Center Engineering Practice – Partners buy out EYP Mission Critical Facilities’ US practice, relaunching it as an independent consulting business.
Is Open Source RISC-V Ready to Take on Intel, AMD, and ARM in the Data Center? – Open source startup SiFive introduces a single board computer running Linux on the open RISC-V architecture. Is the data center next?
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Equinix Buys Infomart Dallas Building for $800M – Takes over ownership of another key southern US interconnection hub
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Software Reshuffles Gartner’s Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Pecking Order – As HCI becomes less of a hardware play, some vendors lose and others win dominant positions on the latest Magic Quadrant.
Compass Gets Into the Edge Computing Business With Two Acquisitions – Buys EdgePoint and BitBox in a play to offer holistic core-to-edge data center infrastructure solution
QTS Dumping Cloud, Managed Services – Wall Street Not Impressed – The data center giant is restructuring to focus on hyper-scale and hybrid colo for enterprises.