Oracle Discusses its Utah Data Center

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Oracle CIO Mark Sunday discussed the company’s new data center project in Utah in one of the keynote addresses at the Next-Generation Data Center. Sunday says the company chose Utah for its low costs for energy and real estate and business-friendly environment. Oracle is breaking ground this month in West Jordan, Utah and says the new data center will be more advanced than its Austin project. This video runs about 5 minutes, with a brief pre-roll ad from ZDNet.

An interesting bit of background: this project nearly wound up being built in Idaho. For additional video, check out our DCK video archive and the Data Center Videos channel on YouTube.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large 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.