All data centers articles

  • ntt.automotiveIT

    Acquisition makes NTT 3rd largest European data center provider


    NTT operates 130 data centers worldwide, including this one in Thailand(Photo: NTT) NTT Communications is buying 86.7 pc of Germany's e-shelter, propelling the Japanese company into third place among data center service providers in Europe. NTT Communications, a division of the NTT telecommunications group, said the acquisition of e-shelter ...

  • apple.automotiveIT

    Apple will build 2 data centers in Europe


    (Photo: Apple) Apple will build two data centers in Europe, spending 1.7 billion euros to construct and operate the facilities, which will be located in Ireland and Denmark. The US based consumer technology group said the centers will provide the European backend for online services that include the company's ...

  • (Photo: IBM)

    IBM adds data centers to offer companies more local storage


    IBM, which wants to solidify its position as a leading provider of cloud-based services, has expanded its global data center network through the addition of 12 new locations. Nine of them are operated by partner Equinix, while the US-based software group is opening new data centers of its own in ...

  • cisco.automotiveIT

    Cisco sees data-center traffic tripling in 5 years


    (Photo: Cisco) Data-center traffic will nearly triple between 2013 and 2018 and cloud-based interactions will represent 76 pc of that traffic, according to a study by Cisco. The US-based networking specialist also predicted that, by 2018, half of the world's population will have residential internet access and 53 pc ...

  • us data centers. automotiveIT

    US govt to close down 800 data centers by 2015


    373 US data centers will be closed by the end of 2012 (Photo: US government) The US Administration, citing the need to save money and increase efficiency, said it will shut down 800 of its data centers by 2015. The move, it says, will save taxpayers more than 3 billion ...