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Data Center Building Boom in Silicon Valley

The carrier hotel at 1100 Space Park Drive in Santa Clara serves as the anchor of a fast-growing data center cluster operated by Digital Realty Trust.

Data center developer Digital Realty Trust continues to amass real estate in Silicon Valley to convert into data centers to meet the strong demand from corporate users. After a slowdown during the economic downturn, data center development in Santa Clara has accelerated this spring along with demand and access to capital. Read More

Farm-Powered Data Center Being Built in UK

A diagram of how the Infinity ONE data center in the UK will use cow manure in a combined heat and power (CHP) installation to provide energy for its data center (click to see a larger version).

HP Labs got a lot of press attention Tuesday for describing a way to use methane harnessed from cow manure to power a data center. But the concept HP described in an research paper is already being built into a UK data center. Read More

Equinix Leases More Space in Secaucus

Equinix (EQIX) is preparing for the next phase of growth for its data center operations in the New York region. The company has leased 324,654 square feet of space from Hartz Mountain Industries to expand its data center footprint in Secaucus, New Jersey. Read More

Zynga Leases Data Center in Virginia

The ACC5 data center in Ashburn, Virginia dwarfs a nearby housing development.

Fast-growing social gaming company Zynga has reportedly leased data center space in a major data center in northern Virginia, according to industry sources. Zynga has been a high-profile user of cloud computing services. Read More

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