Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of April 18th
In a pilot deployment, CenturyLink has installed a 500kW natural-gas-powered fuel-cell installation by Bloom Energy at its Irvine, California, data center. (Photo: CenturyLink)

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of April 18th

Here are some of the most popular stories on Data Center Knowledge this week

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

CenturyLink Uses Natural Gas to Power Data Center - Fuel cells that run on natural gas continue to make their way into the data center market.

What the Words "Converged Infrastructure" Mean Today - Where does storage play a role? When is it only compute? What about cloud computing and integration? What are some actual use cases behind these kinds of technologies?

Report: AWS, VMware Lead Enterprise Cloud, But Shakeup is Possible - AWS remains the leader in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) adoption among enterprise IT buyers, but Azure is not only breathing down its neck, it was cited as the vendor enterprises will likely evaluate for their next IaaS supplier.

Investors Pump $95M into Startup Behind Docker Containers - As enterprises build more and more software in-house, Docker (and many others) is seizing on the opportunity to sell tools to enterprise software developers.

Missouri (Finally) Passes Data Center Tax Incentives - The new incentives require a $25 million investment and 10 jobs for new data centers and an investment of $5 million and five new jobs for expansions.

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