Emerson Network Power staff in electrical room at the company's data center in St. Louis (Photo: Emerson)

Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: July 2nd

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

Emerson to Spin Off Data Center Infrastructure Business – Emerson Network Power is one of the biggest vendors in the data center market. Its logo has a nearly ubiquitous presence on power and cooling equipment in data centers around the world.

Navajo-Owned Data Center Offers Way to Diversify Tribe’s Revenue Base Beyond Casinos – The facility is an opportunity to further differentiate the country’s largest federally recognized tribe’s source of revenue beyond casinos and to entice Navajo youth to stay on the reservation.

Uber Buys Microsoft Data Center, Map Imaging Operation – San Francisco-based Uber isn’t saying much about its plans for the assets, and Microsoft explained the move simply by saying it was one of “many actions” it has been taking to focus on its core strategy.

Net Data Centers Selling New Jersey, Virginia Data Centers to Exit Bankruptcy – The East Coast business includes one data center in Piscataway, New Jersey, and three Northern Virginia data centers: two in Ashburn and one in Reston.

OneNeck IT Opens $20M Colorado Data Center – The Denver market, which acts as a complement and midpoint for OneNeck data centers in the Midwest and Phoenix, has seen increased activity.

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