IBM's Big Green Data Center in Boulder

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On June 17 IBM officially opened the expansion of its data center in Boulder, Colorado, which the company says is its “greenest data center in North America.” The 115,000 square-foot expansion includes 70,000 square feet of raised floor space and is part of Big Blue’s $350 million investment in Boulder, which is now IBM’s largest data center in the world at more than 300,000 square feet. This video from the opening event features a look inside the data center and commentary from IBM officials and Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter. This video runs about 2 minutes.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor-in-chief of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.