The need for data center speed increases in 2017

Nokia’s flurry of announcements last week foreshadows a new spiral of broadband speed increases around the globe. Servers and switches are going to need to keep up with end-user and network connections starting at 10 Gbps and moving upward to 200 Gbps and beyond. Telefonica has successfully tested 10 Gbps […]

AWS Heads North, Launches Central Canada Cloud Region

Brought to You by Talkin’ Cloud AWS announced the launch of its “Canada Central” region with two Availability Zones at an event in Toronto on Thursday. AWS CTO Werner Vogels told the audience at AWS Executive Insights that focusing on customers is driving innovation at the company. AWS only opened its […]

SUNeVision Pledges to Build Largest Hong Kong ‘Mega Plus’ Facility

The South China Morning Post reported Thursday that SUNeVision, the Hong Kong-based technology arm of major real estate developer Sung Hung Kai Properties, has committed to building what its CEO boasted to be the province’s largest data center, in the Tseung Kwan O province at the mouth of Junk Bay. […]

Demand for Drones Drives Data Center Construction in North Dakota

It’s hard to ignore an industrial park with its own airport.  In Grand Forks, North Dakota, some 217 acres of a 5,400-acre tract originally built as a fighter interceptor base, were carved out and set aside for civilian commercial purposes.  A very big rectangular plot, somewhat bigger than a shopping […]