Microsoft CBlox Data Center Containers

Microsoft recently announced that it will park more than 150 shipping containers filled with servers in its huge new data center in Chicago. Microsoft Director of Data Center Research Daniel Costello provided a detailed look at Microsoft’s plans for its CBlox data center containers during the GigaOm Structure 08 conference in San Francisco on June 25. Here’s a video of Daniel’s presentation, in two parts. This first segment runs about 9 minutes and 30 seconds.

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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.