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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…

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…

The DCT MidWeek Brief 4: Amsterdam and Non-Traditional NAM Markets Heating Up

Welcome to Midweek Brief 4: 4 Brief 4 Furious On Wednesdays, we like run through some of the big stories we’re noodling here at DCT. I’m not going to touch on current global politics, other than to say that current…

Facebook Building $750M Data Center In Alabama

Facebook is building a new $750M data center in Alabama. The 970,000 square foot facility will create around 100 jobs and is expected to be up and running by 2020. Huntsville, Alabama has an emerging tech scene. The location was…