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Data Center Infrastructure Market Growth Lags, Public Cloud Flourishes: Synergy Research Group

Synergy Research Group’s new Q2 data shows that the quarterly spending on overall data center hardware and software has grown by only 5% in the last 2 years, while spending on the public cloud portion of the same has grown by 35%. The spending on traditional, non-cloud data hardware and software has also decreased by 18%. But private cloud infrastructure market has grown, though less compared to public cloud. The total revenues of data center infrastructure equipment (cloud & non-cloud hardware and software), in the second quarter were over $30 billion, of which 30% accounted for public cloud infrastructure. Operating Systems, networking, servers, storage and virtualization software accounted for 96% of the overall data center infrastructure market, with the remaining being compr...

Equinix Expands AWS Direct Connect service to Seattle Data Centers SE2 and SE3

Nearly two months after announcing  availability of NetApp Private Storage for AWS in its Datacenters, Equinix  today expanded the AWS Direct Connect service to its IBX data centers in Seattle, SE2 and SE3. The announcement comes with the launch event  of Equinix’s new Washington, D.C. data center DC11. The company has released a new infographic  on the DC 11 facility drawing some very interesting analogies to show the state-of-the-art infrastructure that is in place. (Please see at the end of the post.) AWS Direct Connect helps customers reduce network costs and  increase throughput by establishing a private network connection between their infrastructure and  Amazon Web Services. By leveraging AWS Direct Connect inside Equinix data centers, customers can take advantage of the cost ...

Equinix announces availability of NetApp Private Storage for AWS in its Datacenters

Equinix, Inc.,the global interconnection and data center company, today announced availability of NetApp Private Storage for AWS in Equinix International Business Exchange data centers where AWS Direct Connect is deployed including the United States and Asia. The new solution enables organizations to leverage on-demand cloud compute services while retaining full control of their data; data remains secure on a private NetApp storage array. NetApp Private Storage for AWS allows organizations to balance private and public cloud resources to best meet their business needs. This enables companies to maintain control of their data, comply with the most stringent privacy and security standards, and deliver sub-5ms performance. Our partnership with Equinix puts NetApp in the perfect position to gi...

Green Cloud Technologies Celebrates 100th Customer

Greenville, SC – February 26, 2013 – Green Cloud Technologies, a Cloud technology solutions provider headquartered in Greenville, SC, recently signed its 100th business customer, East Cooper Plastic Surgery located in Charleston, SC.  This milestone, celebrated just 10 months after the company acquired its first customer, demonstrates that today’s businesses are turning to cloud-based services that are more reliable, affordable and efficient than traditional IT solutions.  Very recently Green Cloud Technologies expanded in Florida and appointed Mr. Dan Sterling as president. This is a significant achievement and another milestone for us to celebrate. Our team has worked hard to develop the best cloud solutions on the market today.  Businesses across South Carolina, like East Cooper Plastic...

Cisco and NetApp to Unify Branch Office, Data Center and Public Cloud with FlexPod Architecture

Cisco  and NetApp announced on Thursday an expanded partnership to deliver new converged infrastructure innovation to unify branch office, data center and public cloud infrastructures under the FlexPod architecture. Current IT architectures comprise a fragmented combination of infrastructure along with public, private and hybrid clouds offered by different organizations and addressing distinct customer needs. NetApp and Cisco share a common vision for the future of the data center and will continue to collaborate on innovations that connect organizations under a holistic cloud architecture. – Manish Goel, Executive vice president, NetApp. The partnership expansion   makes Cisco and NetApp able to offer the ability to simplify deployment, management and orchestration — connecting enterprise...

Green Cloud Technologies Appoints Dan Sterling as President

Green Cloud Technologies, a Cloud technology solutions provider headquartered in Greenville, SC, has appointed Dan Sterling as president of the company.  Sterling, a former Windstream executive and telecom industry veteran, will oversee and manage the company’s sales, marketing and field support operations.  He is charged with developing sales and marketing strategies for Green Cloud’s industry-leading disaster recovery solution and furthering the company’s market growth through a network of channel partners. The announcement comes a few days after Green Cloud Technologies expanded its presence in Florida by opening a new office in Tampa and hiring two new sales executives. He is a born leader and someone who understands the benefits of our cloud offerings. – Shay Houser,CEO,Green Cloud Te...

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