Microsoft isn’t offering many details, but says its new Iowa data center will feature significant design innovations. Read More
Microsoft’s $500 million data center in West Des Moines, Iowa will feature an updated design implementing the company’s latest innovations in energy efficiency.
Microsoft Director of Data Center Research Daniel Costello providesd a detailed look at Microsoft’s plans for its CBlox data center containers.
It’s a big week for West Des Moines, Iowa. First Shawn Johnson’s gold medal. Now a $500 million Microsoft data center.
Iowa Gov. Chet Culver has a press conference tomorrow to announce a “major economic development” project. Yep, looks like Microsoft (MSFT).
Microsoft (MSFT) loosens its Windows virtualization app licenses to benefit server farms, while VMware (VMW) and Cisco (CSCO) join the Microsoft partner hypervisor validation program.
The city of Northlake, Ill. will expand its water capacity to support Microsoft’s massive new data center in town.
Microsoft has never said how many servers it has in its data centers. But it may have inadvertantly spilled the beans in a video touting its environmental initiatives.
West Des Moines and Urbandale are said to be leading candidates for Microsoft’s new Iowa data center, according to local reports.
In addition to offering exceptional density, data center containers are energy-efficient, with Microsoft reporting a PUE of 1.3 for its container systems.
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