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HPE and Microsoft Back Data Center Startup Mesosphere

Mesosphere, the data center startup commercializing open source technology that powers data centers for some of the most popular tech companies, including Apple, Netflix, Twitter, eBay, and Uber, has scored official backing from two giants in the enterprise data center space: Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Microsoft. Read more...

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Iron Mountain Joins Obama’s Data Center Energy Challenge

Iron Mountain, the nearly 70-year-old “information management” company that grew out of a big early 20thcentury underground mushroom growing operation, has joined a White House program created to push companies and government agencies to improve their data center energy efficiency. Read more...

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Facebook Open Sources Data Center Network Fault Detection Tools

Facebook and other web-scale data center operators, companies that built global internet services that make billions upon billions of dollars, have shifted the data center resiliency focus from redundancy and automation of the underlying infrastructure – the power and cooling systems – to software-driven failover. Read more...

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VMware’s Easy Button for Private OpenStack Cloud

OpenStack has emerged as the leading technology option for enterprise private clouds. But when an IT manager decides they want to create a private OpenStack cloud in their data center, they quickly find that the term “OpenStack” doesn’t represent a single path with a single set of implications. Read more...

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The Rise of Managed Third Party Cloud

While still very much in its infancy, managed third party cloud managed services will potentially shake up the data center world. Read more here

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