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Why a Multi-Cloud Strategy Is Critical for Enterprise Data Protection

With the rapid rate of data creation and modification, many enterprises need to up their frequency of data protection to mere minutes.

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Google to Build €600M Data Center in Denmark

Google said it will build its next European data center in western Denmark
• It has accelerated data center construction in recent years to support its big cloud expansion
• Amazon, Microsoft, and Google have been pouring billions into new cloud data centers nearly every quarter

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The Edge Up Close: Packet’s Cloud Extending to Its First Cell Tower

An early edge computing deployment at a wireless tower will double as a testing ground for new technologies, operating models, and businesses.

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Zayo Is Said to Attract Blackstone-Stonepeak Group Interest

Zayo attracted takeover interest from a group of investors including funds managed by Blackstone and Stonepeak
• Other funds are also part of the group that has expressed interest in a take-private deal for Zayo
• The company operates an almost 130,000-mile fiber network across North America and Europe
• Including debt, Zayo is valued at about $11.1 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg

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Openness Driving Collaboration and Data Center Innovation

Open sourcing has already demonstrated that it helps foster collaboration and drives innovation in software, but we’re now extending that model to hardware and embedded software.

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Flexential CEO On Eyeing Primary Markets, New Network Platform, Professional Services

Chris Downie updates DCK on post-merger strategy, as we tour Flexential’s Charlotte data center.

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Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: November 17, 2018

For your weekend reading, here are some of the most popular stories that appeared on DCK this week.

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DCK Investor Edge: Why Switch Shares Tanked This Week

The dip appears to have less to do with third-quarter numbers than with future uncertainty.

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Breaking Down Data Silos in Your Organization

Data silos create disjointed customer views that result in sub-par data analytics, which worsens the customer experience.

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Ex-Oracle Cloud Head Kurian to Replace Google Cloud CEO Greene

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene is stepping down, being replaced by Thomas Kurian a former Oracle executive
• Greene oversaw a big expansion of Google’s cloud business but failed to make meaningful gains against Amazon, Microsoft
• Kurian spent 22 years at Oracle, most recently leading its cloud strategy
• He left Oracle in September after reportedly clashing with co-founder and CTO Larry Ellison

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