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AOL’s Outdoor Micro Data Centers Weather Sandy

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AOL’s outdoor servers performed flawlessly during SuperStorm Sandy, demonstrating the durability of the company’s new micro-data center, the company said this week. The storm marked the first serious test of AOL’s new unmanned data centers, which are part of the company’s ambitious plan to reshape its infrastructure. Read More

AOL Brings Micro Data Center Indoors, Adds Wheels

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AOL has introduced an indoor version of its Micro Data Center, complete with casters that allow the rack-size unit to be rolled to its destination. The design is an adaptation of AOL’s original Micro-DC, announced lastmonth, which allows the company to house servers in enclosures located outdoors. Read More

AOL Launches New ‘Lights Out’ Data Center

AOL has begun operations at a new data center that will be completely unmanned, with all monitoring and management being handled remotely. The new “lights out” facility is part of a broader updating of AOL’s infrastructure that leverages virtualization and modular design to rapidly deploy and manage server capacity. Read More