Posts about Hyperscale

Massive growth in smartphones and video streaming together with the emergence of the IoT, big data and AI, have brought us to the current era of hyperscale data centers. Today nearly half of the world’s data is stored and processed in around 350 of these enormous and highly scalable facilities ...

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Data centers have become a fundamental part of society and a vital component of most businesses. Today they are connected in increasingly agile and dynamic ways and data center interconnect (DCI) technology is now the driving force for most innovation and investment in the optical networking market. But it hasn’t always been that way ...

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Data loads are getting larger, data ecosystems are becoming more distributed and data users are demanding real-time performance. For the enterprise, this is the triple-play of bad news because it puts the pressure on legacy network architectures to function in ways that their designers could scarcely imagine ...
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Hyperscale data centers are starting to crop up all over the world, providing both the scale and the resource density needed to handle the massive workloads of big data and the internet of things ...
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Disaggregation, open networking and SDN control have become key themes when discussing the future of optical networks at industry events. All of these interrelated topics were certainly popular at this year’s Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, where I joined Axel Clauberg of Deutsche Telekom and Huawei’s Sean Long for a panel debate titled Optical Networks in the New Age of “Open” ...
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