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.

Prudential, Digital Realty Deal Could Boost Data Center Investment

This data center in Sunnyvale, Calif. is among those included in a new joint venture between Digital Realty and Prudential Real Estate Investors. (Photo: Digital Realty)

Prudential Real Estate Investors (PREI) has teamed with Digital Realty Trust on a $369 million joint venture to operate fully-leased corporate data centers..By packaging properties with high-quality corporate tenants, Digital Realty (DLR) has made the portfolio attractive to “core” real estate investors like Prudential and boost data center investment. Read More

A Closer Look at eBay’s Bloom-Powered Data Center

eBay

Last week eBay went live with a new data center power design that abandons diesel generators and UPS units in favor of Bloom Energy fuel cells powered by natural gas. In this video, eBay’s Dean Nelson and Bloom’s Peter Gross provide an overview of the new facility design. Read More