Modular Data Centers

The Space Station Data Center

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The team behind the stylish “James Bond villain” data center in Stockholm has begun deploying its first modular data center. “The goal with this installation is to make it look like a space station,” said Jon Karlung, the CEO of Bahnhof. Read More

AST Modules Beat the Heat in the Iraq Desert

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AST Modular recently supplied a four-site modular installment to a major oil and gas company to provide IT support for its oil well operations in Iraq. The modules operate at temperatures of up to 130 degrees F (55 degrees C). Read More

FORTRUST Sees Strength in IO Modular Partnership

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Just six months after launching a partnership to deploy new customers in data center modules from IO, Denver data center provider Fortrust says the strategy has succeeded beyond its expectations, and it has ordered additional IO.Anywhere modules. Read More

Colt Wants to Future-Proof the Data Center

Another view of the a data center built by Colt using its new modular design.

With the latest incarnation of its modular design, UK-based IT provider Colt is promising to future proof the data center by using modular components to enable customers to scale up or down in their use of power, cooling and space using 3 different sized modules. Read More

An OpenStack Cloud in the Parking Lot

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At Dell headquarters in Round Rock, Texas, the company has used space in one of its parking lots of house a Dell Modular Data Center (MDC), which will house Dell’s OpenStack-powered cloud computing platform. Read More

Going Modular in Iceland to Slash BMW’s Costs, Carbon

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BMW Group says it expects to see dramatic improvements in its energy efficiency and sharp reductions in its carbon emissions by moving 10 clusters of high-performance computing gear from Germany to a Verne Global data center in Iceland that uses free cooling and renewable energy. Read More

IO Gets $90 Million to Advance Modular Data Centers

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Modular data center specialist IO has raised $90 million in equity funding from a group led by New World Ventures, an investment arm of the Pritzker family, the company said today. IO will use the funds to accelerate deployment of its data center modules for customers, and boost its software and hardware development efforts. Read More

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