Microsoft's Evolving Data Center Design

Recent changes in web-scale data center design can be seen in the evolution of the Internet infrastructure at Microsoft, which has been the leading proponent of deploying servers on pre-fabricated modules rather than traditional data halls. We've put together a photo feature providing a visual guide to Microsoft's design evolution.

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The dramatic changes in web-scale data center design can be seen in the evolution of the Internet infrastructure at Microsoft, which has been the leading proponent of deploying servers on pre-fabricated modules rather than traditional data halls. We've put together a photo feature looking at Microsoft's process as it has continued to innovate its design from traditional cabinets to shipping containers to custom pre-fab modules that can live outdoors. Check out The Evolution of Microsoft's Data Center Design for details.

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