1. Next Data Center Opportunities in AI, maybe AR

      If you've become bored with the never-ending cycle of predictive growth with the Internet of Things (IoT) and still more streaming video as the world moves along from 1080p to 4K and UHD, I have some emerging growth opportunities for you to consider. Artificial intelligence, AI, is ramping up nicely while the indicators for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) continue to get better. Each deserves more discussion and both could find ways into the data center.

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  1. News From Around The Web

    1. Netflix finishes its massive migration to the Amazon cloud

      Netflix finishes its massive migration to the Amazon cloud

      Netflix has been moving huge portions of its streaming operation to Amazon Web Services (AWS) for years now, and it says it has finally completed its giant shift to the cloud. “We are happy to report that in early January of 2016, after seven years of diligent effort, we have finally completed our cloud migration and shut down the last remaining data center bits used by our streaming service,”

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    2. IT Innovators: Navigating the Challenges of Integrating Cloud Technologies into Your Organization

      IT Innovators: Navigating the Challenges of Integrating Cloud Technologies into Your Organization

      Tony Savoy, senior vice president and general manager of managed hosting and cloud services at Hostway Services, Inc., recently sat down for a Q&A with IT Innovators to provide readers with insight into navigating the challenges of integrating cloud technologies into their organizations.

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    3. Curb Data Center Downtime with Predictive Maintenance

      Curb Data Center Downtime with Predictive Maintenance

      As the the world becomes increasingly dependent on the Internet, data centers have come to power our everyday lives. In fact, the average US consumer spends roughly six hours a day online. When a data center goes down, it can negatively impact everything from professional and personal communications to finances and travel. The financial implications of data center downtime are outrageous. 

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    4. HPE Introduces Linux Server for Data Analytics and Real-Time Computing

      HPE Introduces Linux Server for Data Analytics and Real-Time Computing

      Hewlett Packard Enterprise has rolled out a new Linux-based server that it says will help enterprises manage high-performance, large-volume data analytics and real-time processing workloads.

      The platform, called the HPE Integrity MC990 X Server, was announced Tuesday. The company says it was developed in response to growing demand for more efficient and scalable computing power for the datacenter.

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    5. Iron Mountain Joins U.S. Department of Energy Better Buildings Initiative

      Iron Mountain Joins U.S. Department of Energy Better Buildings Initiative

      Iron Mountain Incorporated®(IRM), the storage and information management company, announced today that its data center business unit has joined the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings Initiative as a Challenge Partner. Iron Mountain becomes the first FISMA High-compliant data center operator to commit at this level and has pledged to reduce data center energy intensity by 20% over a ten-year period.

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    6. Look Mom: No Hands! Robotic Data Center Switch Automates Physical Connections

      Look Mom: No Hands! Robotic Data Center Switch Automates Physical Connections

      There has been a slow but steady progress toward automating more and more tasks IT or network managers have for years done manually. Automating network management using network virtualization software has been the big frontier in that movement in recent years, done primarily by creating virtual software networks that can be reconfigured on the fly. But those virtual networks still run on physical switches, servers, and routers

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    7. TPP Agreement Is Coming to United States—How Will It Affect Your Rights?

      The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a multinational trade agreement between 12 countries, including United States. The agreement threatens to apply restrictive intellectual property (IP) laws around the world and rewrite international rules on its enforcement. The people of participating countries and even their governments have been locked out of the decision making process – the meetings where TPP was drafted were held in secret.

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  7. About the Editor

    Lisa Rhodes is Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Verne Global. Lisa is responsible for all aspects of customer interaction, marketing, and public relations. Over the past twenty years, she has held senior sales and operations roles in several global information and communications companies.