Author Archives: Rich Miller

About Rich Miller

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

IO Goes Global With Singapore Data Center

Phoenix-based IO builds data center modules and has a cloud service that runs on OpenStack and Open Compute Project hardware.

IO has been pushing the frontier of data center construction with its modular designs. Now the company is expanding its horizons with its first international data center, a new facility in Singapore that establishes a beachhead in the Asia/Pacific market. Read More

Iceland’s Renewable Power Play

View of the Ljósafossstöð hydroelectric plant in Iceland. Water seen flowing over the dam, at left, while water used in the plant to spin turbines and create electricity is seen coming out from under building at right. The water is flowing from a spring-fed lake, Þingvallavatn, into rivers and streams.  (Photo by Colleen Miller)

For an industry consumed by the pursuit of electric power, Iceland presents almost the perfect profile. Iceland presents an interesting test of how far data centers will go for green energy, and the place of renewables in the site selection equation. Read More

Video: IO Modules Roll Into Singapore

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It’s not every day that you see a data center for a major financial services company rolling through the streets of a major city. This video from IO provides a look at some of the company’s modules moving through the streets of Singapore, where IO has opened a new facility… Read More