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Michael Dell and Silver Lake in showdown with shareholders over VMware plan

A showdown is looming between Dell Technologies and the shareholders who own the tracking stock for its 81 percent stake in VMware. Amid widespread opposition to the plan for buying that tracking stock, Dell’s owners, Michael Dell and Silver Lake…

JP Morgan downgrades HP due to chip shortages, trade tariff risk

HP will face a more difficult industry environment for its computer business in the next year, according to J.P. Morgan. The firm lowered its rating to neutral from overweight for HP shares, predicting chip shortages and trade tariffs will hurt…

Modernizing Infrastructure: The Future of Data

  The modern business is built around automation. Virtualization and remote applications have afforded corporations unprecedented control of their operations, often allowing them to solve problems before they even occur. However, with the rise of IoT devices, that automation now…

Choosing the right DCIM solution

Every vendor believes in itself and knows that its solutions have some great merits. But as a service or solution user, how do you know what’s good, and what’s great, for your case? Source: DCD In the world of data…

6 Lessons Nintendo Can Teach The Data Center Industry

There are several lessons the data center industry can learn from Nintendo’s Switch, the company’s history, and its design philosophy. Drawing parallels to the video game industry might seem like a stretch; like perhaps I’ve been playing Dead Cells so…

Filings Reveal Planned Microsoft and Google Data Center Expansions

Microsoft and Google have both filed paperwork to expand existing data center campuses. Microsoft filed permits to add 72 Diesel generators at its Quincy, Washington campus, while Google filed paperwork under its Maguro entity to expand a Charleston, South Carolina…

Accenture secures US Library of Congress data center contract

Accenture’s Federal Services (AFS) division has won the contract to build, fit out and manage a new data center for the Library of Congress. As part of a $27.3 million deal, Accenture will be responsible for the facility’s design, sourcing…

Google Is Constructing A New Data Center In Singapore

Google has announced that it is building its third data center in Singapore. The search giant opened its first data center in the country back in 2011, and it constructed a second facility in 2015 to accommodate the rapid increase…

Spectra7 Launches Eco-Link Initiative to Lower Hyperscale Data Center Carbon Footprint

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. (TSX:SEV) (“Spectra7” or the “Company”), a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, today launched its Eco-Link initiative aimed at reducing the carbon emissions in data centers. The Company believes…

Google Buys Property to Build Data Center Near Dallas

Google has purchased property in Midlothian, a community about 25 miles southwest of Dallas, where it plans to build a data center. Dallas Business Journal reported the deal Tuesday, and a Google spokesperson confirmed the report to Data Center Knowledge. Little is…