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The Microsoft Cloud can save customers 93 percent and more in energy and carbon efficiency

REDMOND, Wash., May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A new report issued Thursday by Microsoft Corp. in partnership with WSP shows significant energy and carbon emissions reduction potential from the Microsoft Cloud when compared with on-premises datacenters. These gains, as much as 93 percent more energy efficient and as high as 98 percent more carbon efficient, are …

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Georgia Governor Nathan Deal Signs “Switch Bill” Data Center Tax Exemption Legislation

ATLANTA, May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Switch (NYSE: SWCH) the global technology solutions corporation that is powering the future of the connected world®, today announced that construction is underway at the company’s more than 1 million square foot, Tier 5® Platinum PRIME data center campus in Atlanta, known as The Keep Campus. The project is made possible …

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Green Cloud Technologies opens data center in Minneapolis

American cloud computing specialist Green Cloud Technologies has opened its sixth data center, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The facility will offer wholesale cloud infrastructure to customers in the Upper Midwest, as the company looks to entice managed service providers and value-added resellers. Green Cloud is a private and hybrid cloud provider headquartered in Greenville, North …

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VMware and VeloCloud announce their networking and security strategy

It’s been a few months since VMware closed its acquisition of VeloCloud, a prominent SD-WAN provider. In that time, the two companies have worked to integrate their products, and recently they announced a unified strategy called the Virtual Cloud Network. The strategy fully supports the migration of applications and data out of the enterprise data …

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What is Your Data Center Doing to Protect the Earth?

As Earth Day approaches, rising energy costs and consumption demands for computing are top of mind for the data center industry. Based on current estimates, data centers in the U.S. alone are projected to consume approximately 73 billion kWh in 2020. All the while, artificial intelligence implementations are increasing and these technologies demand higher powered …

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SMBs and cloud computing: The financial benefits are undeniable

Cloud computing is rapidly finding favor among small businesses with an estimated 78 percent of companies forecast to adopt this technology by 2020. And it makes sense, considering the technology has liberated businesses from the shackles of limited storage and memory imposed by external hard drives and computers. Cloud computing technology introduces natural economies of …

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Global Cloud Index Projects Cloud Traffic to Represent 95 Percent of Total Data Center Traffic by 2021

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Cisco released the seventh annual Cisco® Global Cloud Index (2016-2021). The updated report focuses on data center virtualization and cloud computing, which have become fundamental elements in transforming how many business and consumer network services are delivered. According to the study, both consumer and business …

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HPE Cloud Volumes Is An Intriguing Storage Service Offering

Enterprise IT is an increasingly cloud-aware undertaking—more and more applications and data are migrating to Amazon.com AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft ’s Azure. It’s important to note though that not all workloads are following suit with the widespread cloud migration. This fact is driving the industry to focus on supporting hybrid cloud solutions—solutions that …

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