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Microsoft Data Center GM Timmons Heads to Apple

Kevin Timmons, who helped build the data centers that power Microsoft’s global cloud computing operation, has left the company and is expected to take a leadership position at Apple. The move strongly hints that Apple is stepping up its plans for an expansion of its data center infrastructure beyond its huge new facility in North Carolina. Read More

How Big is the Data Center Construction Market?

A study by Christian Belady of Microsoft projects global data center construction will reach $78 billion a year by 2020.

How big is the market for data center construction? How much is it going to grow? Industry veteran Christian Belady of Microsoft has done an analysis, and projects that annual global spending on data center construction will increase from about $50 billion today to about $78 billion by 2020. Read More

Microsoft Starts Building Iowa Data Center

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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

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