Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of June 24


Actors Martin Starr, Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, Zach Woods, and T.J. Miller attend the premiere of HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ 2nd Season at the El Capitan Theatre in April 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Here are the most popular stories on Data Center Knowledge this week:

How TierPoint Quietly Built a Data Center Empire in Secondary Markets – While the current cloud data center leasing frenzy involving the six publicly traded data center REITs in the biggest markets tends to command the headlines, it’s easy to lose sight of other major trends in the data center industry. One of them is the amount of activity in secondary data center markets.

Why Keep the Enterprise Data Center? – While the amount of investment companies are making in their own, internal enterprise data centers is either flat or shrinking, no-one really knows whether that on-premise infrastructure model will go away completely. In fact, many signs today indicate that the hybrid infrastructure model, where companies use a mix of on-prem, cloud, and outsourced data center services, is sticking around for the foreseeable future.

Cisco’s Tetration Brings Data Center Automation to Legacy Apps – Tetration applies a form of the concept that telcos are utilizing today to keep their voice and data traffic flowing — real-time network analytics — to oversee network operations on a very grand scale and to apply remediation techniques that will optimize applications to a level in the ballpark with full-scale containerization.

Data Centers Offer HBO’s Silicon Valley Much to Laugh About – You would be hard-pressed to find another piece of popular culture that portrays the technology world’s very real everyday struggle of infrastructure scalability in such an accurate yet hilarious way.

Global Telia Outage Disrupts Popular Internet Services – Monday’s glitchy internet performance, which reportedly affected a whole range of popular sites and services – from Amazon’s infrastructure cloud to Reddit and Facebook’s WhatsApp – has been blamed on problems with Telia Carrier, the backbone network operator arm of the Swedish telco TeliaSonera.

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