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A Microsoft data center in San Antonio, Texas

Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: September 7, 2018

For your weekend reading, here are some of the most popular articles that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this week.

Microsoft Blames "Severe Weather" for Azure Cloud Outage - Says weather-related voltage spike brought down data center cooling system in San Antonio

CyrusOne Erects Tower for Wireless Access to CME Data Center - Pitches antenna colocation services on the tower to high-frequency traders

Facebook to Build the Largest Hyperscale Data Center Singapore Has Ever Seen - Market expert says 11-story facility’s capacity will roughly equal total capacity of all data centers other hyperscalers have built on the island.

Facebook

Rendering of Facebook's planned 11-story data center in Singapore

Vapor IO Raises PE Funding, Buys Out Nascent Edge Colocation Business from Crown Castle - The startup has an ambitious goal to deploy more than 100 edge data center sites around the US by 2020.

Vapor IO

A Vapor Edge Module at a cell tower (a rendering)

A VMworld Anatomy of an IBM Cloud Migration - IBM's biggest asset in courting the enterprise market may be its relationships, many of which go back more than half a century.

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