Google is using machine learning tools to improve the efficiency of its cooling systems, fine-tuning the temperature of water flowing through these giant pipes in its cooling plant in Oregon. (Image: Google)

Google is using machine learning tools to improve the efficiency of its cooling systems, fine-tuning the temperature of water flowing through these giant pipes in its cooling plant in Oregon. (Image: Google)

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of May 31st

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For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.

Google Using Machine Learning to Boost Data Center Efficiency - Google has built a computer that knows more about its data centers than even the company’s engineers.

Salesforce CRM to Be Integrated With Microsoft Windows, Office 365 - Microsoft and Salesforce are integrating Salesforce’s highly successful Customer Relationship Management Software-as-a-Service offering with Microsoft’s Windows operating systems for PCs and mobile devices and its Office 365 suite of SaaS applications.

Internap Sees Three Outages in Manhattan Caused by UPS Failure - In an unfortunate series of unrelated equipment failures, Internap recently experienced three outages at its Manhattan data centers in one week’s time.

Joyent’s Cloud Experiences Ashburn Data Center Outage – The San Francisco-based provider of high-performance cloud infrastructure services, saw one of its data centers go down Tuesday as a result of an error made by an administrator.

IBM Shakes up Its Traditional Enterprise IT Business With Bet on Cloud Solutions - The new approach to services takes away guaranteed multi-year contracts or big upfront software license sales, but these are risks IBM is willing to take.

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