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Interxion's MRS3 data center under construction in Marseille GERARD JULIEN/AFP via Getty Images
Interxion's MRS3 data center under construction in Marseille

Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: June 19, 2020

Here are the biggest things we wrote about this week.

VMware Cloud Director Vulnerability Allows Data Center Takeovers - The vulnerability has been fixed with an upgrade, but unpatched systems risk the deletion of databases and virtual machines, or even having an attacker gain admin privileges.

KKR’s Big Ambition to Build Digital Infrastructure for the Future - It’s the latest of big funds piecing together vast, comprehensive infrastructure platforms for connectivity and computing.

Ohio's Monroe County is Taking Advantage of Opportunity Zones to Attract Data Centers - Monroe County is finishing a power plant in the unincorporated town of Hannibal that it hopes to use, in conjunction with Opportunity Zones, to attract data centers.

In Phoenix, Hyperscale Builder Stack Pitches Optionality - It has cookie-cutter designs for time-sensitive clients but remains open to customization.

ABB Partnership With HPE Cray Could Lead to Hot Swappable Liquid-Cooled PDUs - Higher voltage and water typically don’t go together, but if you increase power, you can decrease copper in a PDU. That opens up space for something familiar, yet extraordinary.

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