Are you a data centre extraordinaire? Take this quiz to test your mettle
LAST UPDATED: 17/08/2017
In 2015, Data centre real estate giant Digital Realty purchased which data centre provider for £1.21 billion?
- US DC
Which of these tech giants DOES NOT have its own data centres in the UK?
NTT Comms bought which Euro data centre provider in June 2015?
- Zentrum von Daten
- Sprache keine Barriere Data Centers
As of August 2017, which cloud giant has the most data centre regions?
In which country are local residents campaigning against a new Apple data centre?
Which cloud company opened a new data centre region in Canada, coincidentally, a day after a Silicon investigation?
In May 2015, Equinix confirmed the purchase of which British data centre firm?
Which of these figures is the best PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness)?
In August 2017, plans for the world's largest data centre were announced for which country?
What is colocation?
- Housing your own servers and hardware in a third party data centre
- An agreement where two firms use the power of two data centres for mutual benefit
- Where a company's back up hardware is located in a different data centre entirely
Where was Facebook's first data centre outside the US?
What is a SDDC?
- Single department data centre
- Software defined data centre
- Standard definition data centre
What do you call a type of data centre that is portable and can be scaled up or down when necessary?
Which storage format could revolutionise the data centre?
- BLU RAY
Gartner predicts how much will be spent on data centre equipment in 2017?
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