For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
How Microsoft Plans to Win in Enterprise Hybrid Cloud - While Microsoft is behind Amazon in public cloud, it has no need to play catch-up inside the enterprise data center. That combined with the second-largest public cloud business puts it in a good position to dominate in hybrid cloud, which is touted overwhelmingly as the cloud strategy of choice among enterprises.
Switch CEO: Michigan Data Center Build is a Go - Future of the project by Las Vegas-based data center provider Switch hinged on the bill’s passage, and lawmakers rushed it through the legislative process to get it approved before the holidays.
There’s Already a Facebook Data Center in Asia - So, when Reuters reported earlier this month that Facebook was planning its “first Asia-Pacific data center in Taiwan,” citing a hopeful local official, the first question for us was, “isn’t there already a Facebook data center in Asia?” Turns out there is.
Bitcoin Mining Data Center Update - Much is happening in the bitcoin mining data center world, and not all of it is good.
Transatlantic Cable Lands in Prefab Modular Landing Stations - Landing stations in the UK and Canada for a recently launched transatlantic submarine cable were built in seven months using prefabricated modules by Emerson Network Power.