GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving. (Photo: GoDaddy)

GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving. (Photo: GoDaddy)

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of June 13th

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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.

GoDaddy’s IPO Filing Reveals Nine Data Centers, Sophisticated Technology Stack - As it often happens when companies go public, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission documents GoDaddy filed in conjunction with the IPO shed some light on its data center infrastructure, which is massive.

DuPont Fabros Completes 9 MW in Santa Clara Using New Electrical Design - The company has completed the first build to use its new electrical system design, which enables it  to deploy capacity in smaller chunks than it has traditionally done.

IBM SoftLayer Offers Enterprises Private Links From Colos to Its Cloud - Using the service, called Direct Link, customers can privately connect to SoftLayer’s infrastructure from their own data centers and offices or from colocation facilities.

Intel Tackles Water Supply Problems With Big Data - With the majority of Big Data conversation focused on solving business problems it is easy to lose sight of the fact that the ultimate opportunity of Big Data is solving big problems — problems that affect our entire society.

With Data Campus, the Modular Data Center Scales Out - As modular data centers become more widely adopted, vendors are expanding their offerings to support larger installations. The latest example of this was last week’s introduction of the T4 Data Campus by Cannon Technologies, a UK-based company specializing in modular solutions.

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San Francisco-based business and technology journalist. Editor in chief at Data Center Knowledge, covering the global data center industry.