Microsoft has removed fans from servers inside its data center container modules, resulting in energy savings even though it has an adverse affect on Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE). Read More
After nearly a year at Microsoft Research, Christian Belady has returned to Global Foundation Services, the unit of Microsoft that builds the company’s data centers. Read More
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
A series of new videos from the Microsoft Global Foundation Services team provides an overview of how the company’s data center designs have evolved over three projects in two years. Read More
We’ve put together a photo feature offering a closer look at the modular data center technology being deployed in Microsoft’s brand new facility in Quincy, Washington. Check it out! Read More
Microsoft has completed construction on its new data center in Quincy, Washington, which features a plug-n-play modular infrastructure that provides extraordinary flexibility in deploying new cloud computing capacity.
Dell will acquire InSiteOne for cloud medical archiving, SUNY moves to the Microsoft education cloud, Red Hat (RHT) reports third quarter results. Read More
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.
Robert Scoble provides a look inside a Microsoft container packed with more than five petabytes of data to support the Bing Maps application. Some serious eye candy here. Read More
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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