Posted By Rich Miller On August 17, 2009 @ 7:06 am In Microsoft | 1 Comment
As we’ve often noted here at DCK, data centers are the front line on many business battles of the Internet age, including the rivalry between Microsoft and Google. Ashlee Vance at The New York Times  examines how the two companies approach their data center operations this morning on the Bits blog, noting Microsoft’s roof-less Generation 4 design  and the company’s recent decision to migrate its Windows Azure  operations out of Washington State for tax reasons.
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URLs in this post:
 The New York Times: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/08/17/in-the-new-data-center-its-roofs-off-and-taxes-down/
 Generation 4 design: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2008/12/02/microsoft-goes-all-in-on-container-data-centers/
 migrate its Windows Azure: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2009/08/05/microsoft-migrates-azure-citing-tax-laws/
 Rich Miller: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/richm/
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