Yevgeniy Sverdlik


San Francisco-based business and technology journalist. Editor in chief at Data Center Knowledge, covering the global data center industry.

First Amazon Cloud Data Centers Coming to the Middle East
AWS first US cloud giant to announce Middle Eastern availability region.
You Can Now Spin Up VMware Servers in Amazon Data Centers
On stage at VMworld today, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and AWS CEO Andy Jassy announced initial availability of VMware Cloud on AWS.
VMware Wants to Be ‘Cloud Switzerland’
VMware’s new cloud strategy can be summarized as wanting to be the glue that holds a customer’s multi-cloud infrastructure together.
Report: AI Tells AWS How Many Servers to Buy and When
Amazon Web Services, the company’s cloud services arm, applies Machine Learning to one of the toughest puzzles in data center management: capacity planning.
Microsoft: Government Should Regulate IoT Security
Security is one of the biggest challenges in the budding IoT space, as companies rush products to the hot new market.
Cisco, NetApp Invest in Business Cloud Backup Startup Datos IO
The three-year-old startup announced the investment this week but stopped short of saying how much the two enterprise data center technology behemoths have put behind it.
Oracle Closes Big Cloud Deal With AT&T, Inks Equinix Partnership
AT&T is planning to move “thousands” of Oracle databases running currently in the telco’s own data centers onto Oracle’s cloud platform.
Rackspace CEO Taylor Rhodes Leaving Company
Taylor Rhodes is leaving Rackspace after three years as CEO.
Watch Now: First Live 4K Video from Space, Streamed by AWS
The live stream is enabled partly by Amazon Web Services’ Elemental.
IBM Launches Four Cloud Data Centers in US
IBM is continuing to expand its global network of cloud data centers, the latest addition being four data centers in the US.
VMware Sells Off Cloud Services Business to OVH
VMware has severed the final link that kept it in the business of providing cloud services and operating the data center infrastructure to support them.
How to Survive an AWS Outage
One of the biggest questions following Amazon’s cloud meltdown last week was whether you can use the world’s biggest cloud provider and still avoid downtime.
Surge of New Capacity Expected in Top US Data Center Markets This Year
Traditional enterprises to continue moving systems out of data center facilities they own and into the many flavors of outsourced data centers (cloud, colocation, or managed services).
A Cloud for the Artificial Mind: This Data Center is Designed for Deep Learning
The explosion of deep learning software development (deep learning is the most widespread machine learning technique) is driving a growing need for specialized computing infrastructure, geared for the types of workloads required to train neural nets.
Google Ramped Up Data Center Spend in 2016
Google’s capital expenditures were up in 2016, reflecting more investment in data center construction than the year before, while 2017 is poised to see another spike in infrastructure spend.
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