For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
Mega Data Center Design: What DuPont Fabros Learned from Building Its Biggest Facility Yet - The four most important new design elements at ACC7 were medium-voltage power distribution, medium-voltage isolated-parallel UPS topology, a high-efficiency cooling plant, and a new approach to laying out the computing space.
Private Links to Office 365 Now Live at Equinix Data Centers - Equinix and Microsoft have partnered to offer performance- and privacy-sensitive enterprises the option to consume Microsoft’s cloud productivity software suite Office 365 over private network links out of Equinix data centers around the world.
Intel Unveils Its Fastest Data Center SSDs Yet - The P3608 puts two SSDs on a single card and moves data in parallel to achieve higher transfer speeds, albeit at the cost of greater power consumption.
Six Facts in High-Availability Data Center Design - As senior company executives pay more attention to what’s happening in the data center, it is more important than ever for a data center design to match specific company needs.
Microsoft Launches Three Cloud Data Centers in India - The Redmond, Washington, company becomes first of the top US public cloud providers to offer services in India from local data centers.