Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of October 30th

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

Data Center Knowledge

October 31, 2015

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For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.

Contractors Fined after Electrocution Death at Morgan Stanley Data Center - Almost exactly five years ago, in October 2010, an electrical worker at a Morgan Stanley data center in the UK was electrocuted to death when his forehead accidentally came in contact with live 415V electrical terminals.


Vantage Brings 12MW to Tight Silicon Valley Data Center Market - Last week, Vantage Data Centers, which rents out large amounts of data center space to tech companies and cloud providers in Silicon Valley and Central Washington, suddenly brought an additional 12 MW of data center capacity to market in Silicon Valley. But it didn’t actually build a new 12 MW data center on its three-building Santa Clara campus.

Immersion Cooling Finds its Second Big Application: Bitcoin Mining Data Centers - What do the 1950s military avionics technology and bitcoin mining servers have in common? In a word – heat, or, more precisely, cooling requirements.

IBM Rolls Out Private OpenStack Cloud for On-Prem Data Centers - IBM announced this week it will now sell full-package private OpenStack cloud infrastructure companies can deploy in a data center of their choice. It can be a corporate data center on a company campus, a leased colocation facility, or one of IBM’s cloud data centers around the world.

QTS Reports First Full-Quarter Results after Carpathia Deal - While QTS did not see a big quarter in terms of new wholesale leases, it reported higher revenue per square foot for some existing customer footprint.

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