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Infomart’s Portland data center in Hillsboro, Oregon, housing one of the latest LinkedIn server farms (Photo: Infomart Data Centers)

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of December 6th

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.

LinkedIn Data Center in Oregon First to Use Next-Gen Design - Its next-generation data center design includes 400-volt power distribution, cabinet-level heat rejection, and twice the energy density it had elsewhere.

Data Center Startup Vapor IO Raises Series A Funding Round - Vapor IO, which came out of stealth earlier this year with a radical new design of the data center rack and sophisticated rack and server management software, has closed a Series A funding round, led by Goldman Sachs, with participation from Austin’s well-known VC firm AVX Partners.

Understanding the Different Kinds of Infrastructure Convergence - As company computing demands change, what will the architecture that supports modern businesses and their cloud initiatives look like?

Google Buys 842 MW of Renewables for Google Data Centers - On the rare occasion that the public eye turns to the issue of carbon emissions associated with watching puppy videos, Google has a good story to tell. This week, that story got even stronger.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Rethinks Enterprise Computing - Fighting to hold on to a leading position in the data center of the future, Hewlett Packard Enterprise unveiled a vision of enterprise computing infrastructure that is very different from the world of computing of past several decades, where the company earned its current dominance.

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