Largest Solar Farms Ever Built for Google to Power Its Southeast Data Centers - The two solar projects in Alabama and Tennessee will help supply two data centers under construction with renewable energy most hours of the day.
Toshiba Forgoes Next-Gen Recording Tech in Designing Its First 16TB Drive - Microwave and laser-heated hard drives may be the future for higher capacity, but Toshiba promises denser scale-out and cloud storage achieved with incremental technology tweaks.
IPI Combines Infomart, Some T5 Assets to Form New Data Center Provider - Stack Infrastructure forms with 100MW of existing wholesale data center capacity and development sites in top US markets.
In the Shutdown, the US Government Is Flirting with Cybersecurity Disaster - Network security is an around-the-clock battle. Agency cybersecurity teams are left with skeleton staff, and many furloughed security experts may not come back.
CoolIT Raises Funds to Boost Data Center Liquid Cooling Gear Output -Vistara partners provides growth funding for one of the early success stories in the emerging niche market.