Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of December 19th update from December 2015

Here are some of the most popular stories on Data Center Knowledge this week

Data Center Knowledge

December 19, 2015

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Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of December 19th
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella addresses shareholders during Microsoft Shareholders Meeting in December 2014 in Bellevue, Washington. The meeting was the first for Nadella as CEO. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

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.

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