Posted By Rich Miller On January 28, 2012 @ 8:14 am In DCK | Comments Disabled
For your weekend reading, here’s a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week. Enjoy!
Google Spent $951 Million on Data Centers in 4Q  – Google invested nearly a billion dollars in its Internet infrastructure in the last quarter of 2011, recording capital expenditures (CapEx) of $951 million. Google’s CapEx spending was about $271 million more than in the third quarter of 2011, when it invested $680 million in its infrastructure.
Upgrading a Landmark Data Center Hub  – How do you expand the power and cooling capacity for an 80-year-old building with historic landmark status and limited roof space, located in the middle of a noise-sensitive neighborhood in the middle of New York City? All those challenges come together at one of the most familiar addresses in the telecom industry – 60 Hudson Street.
Facebook Faces Taxing Problem In Prineville  – Does this story sound familiar? A Pacific Northwest state with affordable power and an ideal climate for free cooling attracts a cluster of data center projects. Then a large data center provider is told it may face a large, unanticipated tax bill due to an interpretation of state law.
NTT Communications Acquires India’s NetMagic  – In a move to expand into the growing data center market in India, NTT Communications will acquire a controlling stake in Netmagic Solutions, a leading managed hosting provider in India.
Intel: Emerging Player in DCIM Ecosystem  – While known primarily for processors, Intel’s innovation extends to middleware like Data Center Manager, which captures real-time information on servers’ energy use and temperature and packages it in a data feed.
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 Upgrading a Landmark Data Center Hub: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2012/01/24/upgrading-a-landmark-data-center-hub/
 Facebook Faces Taxing Problem In Prineville: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2012/01/23/facebook-faces-taxing-problem-in-prineville/
 NTT Communications Acquires India’s NetMagic: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2012/01/25/ntt-communications-acquires-indias-netmagic/
 Intel: Emerging Player in DCIM Ecosystem: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2012/01/26/intel-emerging-player-in-dcim-ecosystem/
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