Early users of Apple’s iCloud technology have uncovered a bit of a mystery: evidence that Apple may be using Windows Azure and/or Amazon Web Services in its early implementation of the iCloud. Read More
Apple today offered a glimpse of its new data center as it announced its much-anticipated iCloud cloud computing service, which will allow iTunes users to store music, photos and documents in Apple’s data centers. The photos revealed some aspects of Apple’s data center design. Read More
The web was awash in conspiracy theories Wednesday after the new Apple data center in Maiden, North Carolina “suddenly” appeared on satellite imagery from Google Maps. Were there cahoots between the two companies? It doesn’t look that way. Are there facilities that are “stealthed” on Google Maps? Yep. Read More
Apple today confirmed that it will announce details for “iCloud, Apple’s upcoming cloud services offering,” at the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference next Monday. Read More
Apple is expanding its Internet infrastructure with a new data center in Silicon Valley, as it prepares to bring additional server and storage capacity online later this year. The new server space provides additional data center capacity at a time when Apple is rumored to be preparing a cloud computing service. Read More
A video report from a Charlotte news station provides views of the exterior of the new Apple data center in Maiden, North Carolina. Read More
The environmental group Greenpeace has identified Apple as the leading offender in using energy from “dirty” sources to power its data centers, including coal and nuclear power. Read More
Analysts at Jeffries & Co. are now predicting that Apple will build additional data centers in the U.S. and Europe to support a global streaming video service to compete with Netfix and YouTube. Does the speculation add up? Read More
Apple has bought storage equipment from Isilon Systems that can support 12 petabytes of scale-out storage, according to a report in a storage industry publication. The report has sparked a new flurry of speculation about Apple’s plans for its North Carolina data center. Read More
The huge new Apple data center in North Carolina has apparently hit some delays but will open this spring, the company said yesterday at its annual meeting. Apple also reaffirmed that the facility in Maiden, N.C. will support its iTunes and MobileMe services. Read More
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