Amazon’s cloud computing operation may soon have more than 1 gigawatt of power capacity supporting its huge US-East data center cluster, according to a Greenpeace analysis of the company’s energy use.
The cloud is getting greener, with a growing number of server farms supported by renewable power, according to a new report from Greenpeace. The environmental group, which has been one of the data center industry’s toughest critics, now says it has seen meaningful improvement in the use of green energy by cloud computing platforms. The […]
Switch has emerged as a leader in the data center industry’s effort to power its operations with renewable energy, according to Greenpeace, which gave the Las Vegas-based company top marks in its Clicking Clean report for 2017.
The Top 10 Data Center Stories of 2016: Here’s a look at the Top 10 stories that attracted the most pageviews this year on Data Center Frontier, ranked in order.
RagingWire will begin construction this month on its VA3 data center, which will anchor a huge new campus in Ashburn, Virginia. The company will invest $160 million in VA3, which will be the first of six huge data centers at the site.
Amazon Web Services is developing its own customer semiconductor chips to accelerate its cloud computing network. Amazon’s James Hamilton provided an overview at the AWS ReInvent conference.
Career development and faster networks were key themes discussed this week by Infrastructure Masons, a group that brings together the largest data center builders to chart a course for the cloud economy.
Our Executive Roundtable panel examines the challenge of rapid deployment of data center capacity for major cloud computing providers, and the steps the industry is taking to meet these demands.
Our Executive Roundtable of data center thought leaders discusses how the evolution of cloud computing is changing the environment for data center service providers.
The rapid growth of cloud computing is placing pressure on the supply chain for data centers, testing the ability of equipment manufacturers and developers to meet demand for faster and cheaper delivery of new capacity.