Posts about Amazon

For the data center space, most of the talk over the past few years has been around how big data center buildouts are getting bigger, with most discussions around large Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft deployments. In early 2017, we heard about data center locations that would span multiple buildings with over a million of square feet in capacity ...
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Each year starts with CES in which the world is introduced to thousands of new products, concepts and applications that are all designed to make our lives easier, safer, healthier, and happier. Many of these are truly innovations in technology; others might offer a “gee-whiz” moment of excitement; while some leave you simply asking why ...
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Data centers have become the largest target client sector for equipment manufacturers and components suppliers over the past ten years. Yet many of these vendors still do not understand that when it comes to data centers, none are the same. And, while there are large categories of data centers, within them there can be much variation in networking needs. In fact, some of the largest data centers network asset acquisition trends have changed drastically in this time period. For this first post in a series, we examine the large categories of data centers and what their data center interconnect (DCI) requirements are ...

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Drones (also referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles - UAS) have been used for military applications for decades - even centuries -  if you count the pilotless balloons used to drop bombs during the U.S. civil war.  By the beginning of the 20th century, these pilotless aircraft were being fitted with cameras to perform aerial surveillance and used to test and train combat pilots and anti-aircraft gunners.  In today’s world, military drones play a key role in combat ...
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Big data is the latest Big Concept to sweep the business world. It's the collection of data sets so large -- scary large, as I like to think about it -- that it becomes difficult to process using traditional applications. Dedicated server farms are necessary to collect, store, and process through terabytes to petabytes of information to spot patterns, extract pertinent results, and everything else one might want.
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