Modular Data Centers

Schneider Electric Acquires AST Modular

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Schneider Electric has beefed up its position in the market for pre-fabricated data centers with the acquisition of AST Modular, the company said today. The AST deal reflects Schneider’s growing focus on modular solutions, coming just three months after it rolled out a new line of 15 enclosures. Read More

AST Modular Moves Beyond ISO Containers

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AST Modular, the Spanish firm specializing in pre-fabricated data centers, has moved beyond the container. The company recently completed its first non-ISO Modular Data Center (MDC) project for a leading educational institution in Ontario, Canada. Read More

Ubiquity Eyes Turning Sears Auto Centers into Data Centers

This illustration depicts how an existing Sears Auto Center can be converted into a data center. Ubiquity Critical Environments is partnering with Schneider Electric to build a national chain of data centers in second-tier markets. (Image: Ubiquity)

Ubiquity Critical Environments is considering plans to build a national chain of IT facilities by converting dozens of Sears Auto Center stores into data centers. The data center initiative is one of several options being considered as Sears pursues a strategy for its fleet of Sears Auto Centers. Read More

Closer Look: The Mysterious Barge in the Bay

The structure on a ship off of Treasure Island. (Photo: Jordan Novet)

It’s hard to say for sure just what’s being built on a barge docked at Treasure Island, in the middle of San Francisco Bay. A data center by infrastructure innovator Google is one of the possibilities. Our photo feature provides a closer look at the mysterious facility. Read More

Video: IO Modules Roll Into Singapore

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It’s not every day that you see a data center for a major financial services company rolling through the streets of a major city. This video from IO provides a look at some of the company’s modules moving through the streets of Singapore, where IO has opened a new facility… Read More

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