Facebook shows the promise of SDN with new networking tech

Facebook detailed on Friday a new networking technology dubbed Data Center Fabric that coordinates all of the information flowing throughout its new data center in Altoona, Iowa. The Altoona facility is the first Facebook data center to showcase the new technology and going forward all new data centers will have it installed, said Alexey Andreyev, a Facebook network engineer.

Forget offshore tax-havens & meet the offshore cloud

Can a niche player build a business offering an offshore cloud to rival Amazon’s infrastructure as a service? Calligo wants to try. The startup has formed on the Channel Islands to provide an offshore cloud option for enterprises and eventually, an offshore personal storage account.