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Major Israeli military data center contract up for grabsSubscription

22 Sep 2016 By

The military industrial complex is rather complex

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Facebook Los Lunas data center to be built by FortisSubscription

21 Sep 2016 By

May require owls to be moved


Keysource bought by Styles&WoodSubscription

21 Sep 2016 By

Property firm adds British data center builder for diversity 

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Facebook picks Los Lunas, New Mexico over Utah for new siteSubscription

15 Sep 2016 By

Apparently large tax breaks, free water and few restrictions proved attractive

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Can Beijing ban low PUE sites?Subscription

26 Sep 2016 By

We hear data centers in the city of Beijing have to have a PUE of 1.5 or less. How will that work? 

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Evaluating energy efficiency in the data centerSubscription

20 Sep 2016 By Daniel Calderon,

What can enterprises and SMBs expect from their outsourced datacenter provider?

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ViaWest opens another data center in Texas – its largest yetSubscription

20 Sep 2016 By

Offers 148,000 sq ft of server space in one of the hottest colocation markets in the US

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Michigan State University approves plans for $46 million data centerSubscription

12 Sep 2016 By

The project will enable MSU to close two existing sites located in the flood plain

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Telin-3 becomes the first VMware validated data center in the Asia PacificSubscription

26 Sep 2016 By

The software company signs off on the blueprint

Cloud security

ServiceNow touts cloud security certification in SingaporeSubscription

26 Sep 2016 By

ServiceNow is awarded the Multi-Tier Cloud Security Standard (MTCS) Level-3 certification

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The importance of ‘free-flowing’ dataSubscription

23 Sep 2016 By Monica Brink, Iland

As the UK breaks away from the EU, it is now more important than ever for us to differentiate and make the UK more attractive globally

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ASHRAE publishes 90.4 Energy Standard for Data CentersSubscription

16 Sep 2016 By

No mention of PUE, allowances made for different climate zones

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Understanding storage workload quality of service Subscription

14 Sep 2016 By Eden Kim, SNIA

SSDs in the data center require new methodologies for performance testing

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The many forms of modular Subscription

12 Sep 2016 By Ron Vokoun, RK Mission Critical

Modular can mean many different things 

First drawing of Wedge 40, Facebook's first whitebox switch (and people at Facebook also seem to be watching HBO's Silicon Valley)

Visiting the Facebook validation labSubscription

8 Sep 2016 By Menno Kortekaas, Circle B

Facebook organized an OCP Technology Day, and Menno Kortekaas was there to make detailed notes, Paris, nuclear fallout shelter

Paris nuclear fallout shelter to become a data centerVideoSubscription

25 Aug 2016 By

You may not be there to see the apocalypse, but your selfies will

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DCD Awards 2016: AEP wins with a quick, painless migration projectSubscription

18 Aug 2016 By

The company built a specialized facility in partnership with Compass and won the Enterprise Data Center award

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Fire Prevention


White Space 55: Afraid of loud noisesVideoSubscription

16 Sep 2016 By

The editorial team talks about reliability and highlights the dangers posed to hard drives by fire suppression systems

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Noise from fire drill breaks ING Bank data centerVideoSubscription

12 Sep 2016 By

’ing hell

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Cisco orders recall of dangerous switches Subscription

9 Feb 2016 By

Cisco pulls switches before they burn down a data center

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Dirty data centers could be a threat in 2016 Subscription

7 Jan 2016

Rise in emergency cleans is a sign facilities are getting slack

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Fire suppression kills Glasgow City Council's ITSubscription

18 Dec 2015 By

Email is still down, three days after a fire system blew in Glasgow City Council’s data center

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