Chipmakers Tumble Most Since June on Report Apple Cut Orders

BLOOMBERG – Chipmakers dropped the most in five months after a report that Apple Inc. is reducing orders for iPhone 7 parts reignited a post U.S.-election selloff in technology stocks. The Philadelphia Semiconductor Index slumped 4.9 percent as all 30 members fell. The gauge is on pace for its worst week in […]

Juniper Networks to Acquire Cloud Monitoring Firm AppFormix

In a surprise deal announced Thursday afternoon, a company that had been positioning itself as an innovator in the data center operations and monitoring space, and a major partner of Intel, has agreed to be acquired for an undisclosed sum by network switch and SDN leader Juniper Networks.  The deal […]

DCK Exclusive: Infomart President John Sheputis Talks Strategy

Infomart Data Centers primarily leases premium wholesale and colocation services to IT service providers, cloud hosting providers, content and social media companies. A major tenant in Dallas is connectivity giant Equinix, the largest publicly traded data center REIT. These type of customers typically require concurrently maintainable data center services, and […]

Amazon VP: The Network Gear Economy Is Becoming Commoditized

People attending Amazon Web Services’ re:Invent conference in Las Vegas finish their dinners early so they can return to the main stage, just to hear the company’s celebrated VP and distinguished engineer, James Hamilton, spew ideas in what would be a stream-of-consciousness monologue were it not for the presence of […]

Driving IoT Transformation with Smart Network Considerations

Heitor Faroni is Director of Solutions Marketing, Network Business at ALE. The hype surrounding the potential of IoT shows no sign of subsiding, and now IoT is morphing from a smart concept to reality – investment bank Goldman Sachs cites IoT as a $7 trillion opportunity by 2020 and set to […]

Intralinks Builds Second DC to Keep Customer Data Secure Behind German Border

The tendency for our world to get smaller may have reversed itself, if just temporarily, in 2016.  With Great Britain preparing to get ready to start the initial beginnings of a first phase of an initiative to leave the European Union, and with the United States wasting no time building […]

Preparing for Today’s Changing Tech Needs at Re:Invent 2016

Jeff Harris is VP of Solutions Marketing at Ixia. From Nov. 28 to Dec. 2, industry leaders in cloud from across the United States and beyond will gather to attend the world’s largest global cloud computing conference: AWS Re:Invent. From these come five key predictions we expect to see highlighted […]

HPE Dumps OpenStack, Cloud Foundry Assets Onto SUSE

In what would appear to be a reversal of a commitment made last July to maintain a presence in the OpenStack market, amid the sale of its software division to Micro Focus, its SUSE division announced Wednesday that HPE has agreed to hand over its interest in both the OpenStack […]

Azure Stack in 6 Months, Says HPE Exec

The timeframe is finally tightening for the release of Microsoft’s long awaited data center operating platform, Azure Stack, based on the same platform that runs the company’s public cloud service — at least from the perspective of Microsoft’s partners.  In remarks made during the Tuesday general session at the HPE […]

2017 outlook for green data centers is still green

The U.S. presidential elections of 2016 turned out to be a surprise, but there’s little to suggest the viability and demand for green data centers is going away. Data centers continue to shift to “green” operations regardless of the energy type while the Fortune 500 and numerous local, state, and […]