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Equinix, Inc., the global interconnection and data center company, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a portfolio of 13 data centers across Canada from BCE Inc. (“Bell”) for US$750 million (CA$1,041 million) in an all-cash transaction. The 13 data center sites, which represent 25 Bell data center facilities1, are expected to generate approximately US$105 million (CA$150 million) annualized revenue …

At the heart of every modern business is data. Use it right, and you open the door to emerging technologies that’ll help you compete. But as you continue to innovate and invest in your technology, the data that’s created and produced becomes even more critical to protect from loss and outages. For SAP customers using …

EdgeX Foundry, a project under the LF Edge umbrella organization within the Linux Foundation that aims to establish an open, interoperable framework for IoT edge computing independent of connectivity protocol, hardware, operating system, applications or cloud, today announced a major milestone of hitting 5 million container downloads and the availability of its “Geneva” release. This release offers more robust …

Dell Technologies is announcing Enterprise SONiC Distribution by Dell Technologies, a new set of fully supported open source networking solutions that help enterprises modernize and simplify the operations and management of their data centers at scale. As organizations increasingly rely on modern hybrid cloud models to do business, the historically monolithic and proprietary approach to networking …

Learn about four of the thousands of open source projects combating the spread of coronavirus. Work is hard right now. COVID-19 makes it a challenge to stay focused and motivated. But it was cathartic for me to do some research into how the open source community is responding to the global pandemic. Since the end …

With a huge chunk of the world in quarantine or lockdown in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have resorted to online platforms in order to continue working and to stay connected with their family and friends. That being the case, it should come as no surprise that massive increases in the global downloads …

In light of the current situation with COVID-19, public sector agencies are turning to the cloud more than ever, particularly as people increasingly need access to information and government services. Today, we’re happy to share more on our efforts to help governments with their COVID-19 needs and also highlight a few recent agreements with state …

With COVID-19 affecting 206 countries, areas and territories, IBM is helping government agencies, healthcare organizations and academic institutions throughout the world use AI to put critical data and information into the hands of their citizens. With a flood of information requests from citizens, wait times in many areas to receive answers can exceed two hours. Available for …

For the last several weeks, Oracle has been actively engaged in the ongoing fight against COVID-19. Our primary goal has been to develop and deploy a series of cloud applications that will gather the data necessary to enable health professionals to answer one critical question: What drugs are effective in treating or preventing the COVID-19 …

IBM announced that anyone in the world with a PC, laptop or Mac and an Internet connection could help scientists seek chemical compounds that might be effective against COVID-19. To do so, volunteers’ devices will perform small, virtual experiments to identify chemical compounds, including those in existing medicines, that could potentially be used as treatments candidates …