Tag Archives: data centers

VMware Partners with Lumen to Deliver Edge Services; Rajiv Ramaswami Quoted

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Lumen Technologies and VMware have partnered to advance edge compute, networking and security. Under the partnership, Lumen will deliver edge services, using integrated VMware technologies. The collaboration will help enterprises expand across data centers, cloud and edge, as well as move business applications that require low latency and efficient localization closer to digital interactions.

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QTS Launches Bandwidth IG to Expand Atlanta Network; Jim Nolte, Sean Baillie Quoted

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QTS Realty Trust has launched its Bandwidth Infrastructure Group (IG) a metro dark fiber network provider in QTS' Atlanta Metro mega data center campus. Bandwidth IG will support mission critical data centers, hyperscale customers and enterprises with high capacity dark fiber services. Bandwidth IG will deploy a metro dark fiber network in Atlanta intentionally placed to ensure minimal overlap with other networks. 

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Amazon Announces Global Investments with Wind and Solar Projects to Achieve 100% Renewable Energy by 2030; Kara Hurst, Denver Riggleman Quoted

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Amazon has announced four new renewable energy projects in Australia, Spain, Sweden and the United States to reach 80 percent renewable energy by 2024 and 100 percent renewable energy by 2030, on a path to net-zero carbon by 2040, the company announced on Thursday

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Report: VA Fails to Meet Savings, Cost Targets for Data Center Consolidation

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A new watchdog report shows the Department of Veterans Affairs failed to meet the required savings and cost avoidance during its data center consolidation efforts in fiscal year 2018. The agency did not meet the $85.3M target set by the Office of Management and Budget, the VA Office of Inspector General said its audit report issued Wednesday.

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Report: Russia Eyes Cloud-Based Military Data Storage

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Russia’s military is developing a cloud-based infrastructure designed to operate with data centers and store confidential information, Defense One reported Friday. The report said the project is part of the country’s ongoing efforts to increase its armed forces’ capacity to perform missions even when internet connection is lost, damaged or hacked. …

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DoD Launches First Wi-Fi Network at the Pentagon; Brian Dravis Comments

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The Defense Department has implemented a Wi-Fi network at the Pentagon as a result of efforts to consolidate DoD’s information technology services under a Defense Information Systems Agency-controlled shared services organization, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes Brig. Gen. Brian Dravis, director of the Joint Service Provider, said that savings from the …

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MeriTalk Study: Threat Monitoring & Protection Automation Could Save Federal Govt $5B Annually

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A new MeriTalk study estimates the federal government can save up to $5 billion in annual cybersecurity funds through optimized threat monitoring, correlation and protection automation. The report titled “Pedal to the Metal: Mitigating New Threats Faster with Rapid Intel and Automation” is underwritten by Palo Alto Networks and is based on an online survey of …

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