Microsoft just purchased all of GE’s newest Irish wind farm capacity for the next 15 years
 Microsoft signed an agreement with GE today to purchase every last bit of the wind energy from GE’s brand-new 37-megawatt Tullahennel wind farm located in County Kerry, Ireland for the next 15 years. This is a big deal on several levels. First of all, it means Microsoft will be using a clean energy source to power at least some of its cloud data centers in Ireland. That will likely result… Read More ...
Why Dropbox decided to drop AWS and build its own infrastructure and network
 There is always a tension inside companies about whether to build or to buy, whatever the need. A few years ago Dropbox decided it was going to move the majority of its infrastructure requirements from AWS into its own data centers. As you can imagine, it took a monumental effort, but the company believed that the advantages of controlling its own destiny would be worth all of the challenges… Read More ...
IBM expands its cloud footprint with new data centers in London, Sydney and San Jose
 IBM reported its quarterly earnings this week and while the company’s overall results were once again disappointing, cloud revenue was up 15 percent year-over-year and accounted for $3.9 billion in revenue. It’s no surprise then that IBM is doubling down on its cloud strategy and to keep its momentum going, the company today announced the launch of four new data centers for its… Read More ...
WANNACRY PETYA RANSOMWARE: ACT FAST, BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE!
Ransomware? WannaCry? Petya? What are these words? No dictionary mentions them or there wasn’t any bubble about them till last year, yet nowadays they tend to be the most powerful searched & feared terms! Searched by novices & Feared by the unfortunate affected victims! Starting the second week of May 2017, the entire world went into PANIC-MODE, one of the biggest cyber-attacks which spread globally in more than 150 countries affecting millions of computer systems due to a vulner...
Equinix completes $3.6 billion deal to buy 29 data centers from Verizon
 Equinix, an international data center company based in Redwood City, California, announced today that it had completed the purchase of 29 data centers from Verizon for $3.6 billion. The deal was announced in December. Verizon owns AOL, which owns TechCrunch. The acquisition greatly expands the Equinix footprint including giving it access to to Latin America through the Bogota, Colombia… Read More ...
Know-How on DCIM solutions for an Enterprise!
DCIM effectively manages IT infrastructure and reduces energy costs helping DC managers and maximizing ROI. What is DCIM? DCIM is an acronym for ‘data center infrastructure management’. It is a software or tool to measure, monitor, manage and control the IT infrastructure of an enterprise.  DCIM tool provides an integrated view of IT-related equipment and facility components of DC administrators for efficient utilization of resources, space, cooling etc. With datacenters b...
Know-How on DCIM solutions for an Enterpise!
DCIM effectively manages IT infrastructure and reduces energy costs helping DC managers and maximizing ROI. What is DCIM? DCIM is an acronym for ‘data center infrastructure management’. It is a software or tool to measure, monitor, manage and control the IT infrastructure of an enterprise.  DCIM tool provides an integrated view of IT-related equipment and facility components of DC administrators for efficient utilization of resources, space, cooling etc. With datacenters b...
How Cloud has evolved and changed in a short span of time?
The Cloud has evolved and matured in a very short span of time and made itself readily acceptable by the IT sector. Still, a long way to go! Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, while speaking at the analyst conference in 2008, once dissed the ‘cloud computing‘ jargon with sarcasm-filled riff. He said that the hype about cloud is insane and full of idiocy. Right from the inception of cloud services, it has been tried, tested, developed and has answered the naysayers who once announced business...
Key points you need to know about Datacenter Infrastructure Management (DCIM)!
Get more valuable information about Datacenter Infrastructure Management (DCIM) in this infographics. Manage your IT infrastructure and datacenter assets with eMagic Datacenter Management suite from ESDS. The post Key points you need to know about Datacenter Infrastructure Management (DCIM)! appeared first on ....
Verizon will sell 29 data centers worth $3.6 billion to Equinix
Verizon Communications Inc, the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is selling 29 data centers in the United States and Latin America to Equinix Inc for $3.6 billion, as the telecom giant focuses on its core business. The data centers being sold are located in 15 metro areas, including New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Bogota and Sao Paulo. The sale represents Verizon’s efforts to streamline its business and follows the divestment last year of a chunk of its landline business and a portfolio of wi...
IBM expands its UK presence with 4 new data centers
 IBM today announced that it is launching four new data centers in the U.K. This brings IBM’s total data center footprint in the U.K. to six, in addition to 16 other locations across Europe. This is yet another example of the company’s increasing infrastructure investment. The first of these new U.K. locations in Fareham will go online in December, with the other three U.K.… Read More ...
Facebook’s new modular switch is designed to help its data centers cope with video load
Facebook is strengthening its global data centers with the launch of a second-gen modular switch platform, dubbed "BackPack." The company claims the open-source switch will bring faster bandwidth and better bandwidth to everyone. The post Facebook’s new modular switch is designed to help its data centers cope with video load appeared first on Digital Trends....
Colocation Benefits the Organization in many ways!
Colocation is a secure, cost-effective, resource management solution enabling business continuity. Know more about datacenter colocation benefits here! According to IDC, by 2018, 65% of companies’ IT assets will be off-site in colocation, hosting, and cloud data centers, while 33% of IT “staff” will be employees of third-party service providers. In the era of datacenters, cost of building the own datacenter is high along with the added tasks of maintaining the monitoring the I...
Is eCommerce industry in India a ‘bubble’ to burst?
ECommerce industry has climbed the steep slope of high hill and waiting at the tip. Can it sustain itself or the eCommerce bubble will burst? The honeymoon period for eCommerce industry, which boomed and flourished in India, seems to be over as the giants are more focused on revenue generation, customer retention and competitive analysis. This year the e-commerce companies in India are re-evaluating business strategies where the focus is on revenue generation models. 2016 is seeing a substantia...
eMagic – Datacenter Infrastructure Management Tool
The infographs explains eMagic – Datacenter Infrastructure Management Tool and its key features. The post eMagic – Datacenter Infrastructure Management Tool appeared first on ....
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Datacenter Tier Cheat Sheet
The Infographics clearly explains Tier Classification of Datacenter depending on key features. The post Datacenter Tier Cheat Sheet appeared first on ....
Project Green Connect – ESDS Commitment of Going Green
ESDS is strongly committed towards Green IT and has laid strategic plans right from its inception. We are rigid promoters of energy recycling and energy conservation which is best epitomized in our energy efficient infrastructure. We,in turn, reap the benefits of reduced energy costs with our courage and conviction of environmental protection.  Environmental protection begins at home and we strive to excel in energy management. ESDS is committed towards Green IT and has all the plans for ...
Importance of Cloud Computing In Education Sector!
The benefits of cloud computing are being seen in organizations and foundations regardless of how you look at it, with just about 90 percent of the associations utilizing some sort of cloud-based application. The benefits of cloud computing are being seen in associations and foundations regardless of how you look like at it, with pretty much 90 percent of associations starting now using some kind of cloud-based application. In the course of the most recent decade, the education business in India...
Consumer Goods are moving fast to the Cloud!
Anil Garg, CIO, Dabur India (FMCG) giant gives an apt message to his peers, “Most of our fraternity works as CTOs not CIOs. If we free ourselves from infrastructure hassles by using outsourcing and moving to the Cloud, we can actually become business enablers and move from being a CTO to a CIO. This is the opportunity. Go ahead without inhibitions, it works!” The fast moving consumer goods industry is a diverse and very competitive market, so companies are looking to ...