Tag: Microsoft

Data Center: Microsoft- The Cloud is the ‘Utility of the Future’

Posted 05.31.2011 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

When it comes to data center design, Christian Belady isn’t afraid to shake things up.

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Data Center: Dell, Sabey Outline Huge Data Center Projects

Posted 12.15.2010 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

Dell plans to build a 350,000 square foot data center on land it recently purchased in Quincy, Washington, while developer Sabey Corp. will build more than 508,000 square feet of mission-critical facilities on a nearby property.

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Data Center: Microsoft mulls Mebane for data center

Posted 07.12.2010 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

Software giant Microsoft is considering a site at an Alamance County industrial parkto build a massive data storage center facility.

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Data Center: Development Flying High Again In New Era of Cloud Computing

Data Center: Development Flying High Again In New Era of Cloud Computing

Posted 06.29.2010 | Categories: Data Centers | 3 Comments

After a construction pause during the recession, big high-tech companies and wholesale data center providers are repositioning for growth in a new era of server virtualization.

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Data Center: Microsoft expands data center in Quincy

Data Center: Microsoft expands data center in Quincy

Posted 05.25.2010 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

After Washington state created a tax break for building data centers in rural areas, Microsoft is now expanding its data center in Quincy.

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Data Center: One Moos and One Hums, but They Could Help Power Google

Data Center: One Moos and One Hums, but They Could Help Power Google

Posted 05.20.2010 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

America’s dairy farmers could soon find themselves in the computer business, with the manure from their cows possibly powering the vast data centers of companies like Google and Microsoft.

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Data Center: Inside one of the world’s largest data centers

Data Center: Inside one of the world’s largest data centers

Posted 11.09.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

CHICAGO–On the outside, Microsoft’s massive new data center resembles the other buildings in the industrial area. Even the inside of the building doesn’t look like that much. The ground floor looks like a large indoor parking lot filled with a few parked trailers. It’s what’s inside those trailers, though, that is the key to Microsoft’s […]

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Data Center: Microsoft opens Windy City data center

Data Center: Microsoft opens Windy City data center

Posted 10.06.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

CHICAGO–On most days it takes the right access badge and a biometric scan to make it inside the doors of Microsoft’s massive data center. But on Wednesday, the company allowed a group of reporters, customers, and partners to tour the 700,000 square foot facility. The data center, along with another just-opened facility in Dublin, Ireland […]

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Data Centers: Experts debate Apple’s plans for huge NC data center

Data Centers: Experts debate Apple’s plans for huge NC data center

Posted 08.26.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

Experts are weighing in on possible plans for the “huge” data center Apple is building in North Carolina. One believes it is to bring content delivery in-house, while another is betting on a cloud computing initiative. Apple isn’t even close to bringing its planned east coast data center online, but there is already some speculation […]

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Data Centers: Could the Cloud Derail A $300M Data Center?

Data Centers: Could the Cloud Derail A $300M Data Center?

Posted 07.27.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

The state of Washington’s decision to build a $300 million data center in Olympia is being challenged by legislators who say the state could save taxpayers money by using cloud computing services. On Monday the State Finance Committee approved the sale of $300 million in bonds to fund the construction of a new data center […]

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