Microsoft Starts Building Iowa Data Center

Microsoft is ready to move ahead with its delayed $200 million data center project in West Des Moines, Iowa. The project was first announced back in the summer of 2008 but halted when Microsoft trimmed capital spending. Read More

Microsoft Picks Virginia for Major Data Center

Microsoft has selected a site near Boydton, Virginia for a major new data center project, with plans to invest up to $499 million in the rural community in the southern part of the state. The company plans to build a cutting-edge data center that will serve as the East Coast hub for Microsoft’s online services.
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Roundup: Windows Azure Appliances

One of last week’s hot topics in the data center business was Microsoft’s announcement of its Windows Azure platform appliance. Here’s a review of some of the analysis and commentary. Read More

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