Monolithic compact DCI boxes are like a race car. But why buy a high-performance race car when all you really need is a flexible, rock-solid daily driver?
The company has also built its own servers and plans to open source them. It's midway through its re-platforming project with the goal of making its infrastructure more homogenous.
Respondents to IHS Markit’s survey indicated they expect a 1.5x increase in the average number of physical servers in their data centers by 2019.
The expansion is in the form of a new 115,000-square foot building that can support up to 21 megawatts of capacity.
The carrier had been rumored to be looking to offload the data center assets, which followed similar sales by telecom rivals Verizon and CenturyLink.
Data centers need to be able to handle an increasing amount of data traffic. Lenovo works with clients make sure they have sufficient bandwidth and reliability in their data centers.
The Atlanta-based firm expects to add new data centers by year-end to support multi-access edge computing and cloud services.
A big driver for using next-generation technologies was improved capabilities to configure, troubleshoot, and measure data center networks.
The bolstered platform includes core to edge support for mission critical operations.
Primary adoption drivers for OCP are power efficiency, cost reductions, standardization, and quick deployment.
Maybe Kenny Rogers was right in stating you gotta "know when to fold 'em."
Peter Van Camp will be interim CEO while the board searches for a replacement.
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The deal will add 10 new data centers in Australia.