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Microsoft Will Use Fuel Cells to Create Self-Powered Racks

Microsoft wants to bring power generation inside the rack, and make data centers cheaper and greener in the process. The company says it will test racks with built-in fuel cells, a move that would eliminate the need for expensive power distribution systems seen in traditional data centers. Read More

Microsoft Accelerates Its Data Center Expansion

In recent weeks Microsoft has leased a large chunk of data center space in Silicon Valley, as well as additional space in northern Virginia. The latest leases continue a massive expansion of Microsoft’s Internet infrastructure to support growth in its Azure cloud services and Xbox Live gaming service. Read More

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