Sustainable finance is the new frontier in addressing climate change, and has major implications for data center industry, which requires a steady flow of money. Leading providers are already using green bonds and sustainable loans, and more will follow.
An in-depth look at the latest trends impacting the world of data centers and cloud computing.
Nautilus Data Technologies has launched its first facility, a 7-megawatt data center on the San Joaquin River in Stockton, Calif. The company taps bodies of water for its cooling, but says it plans to deploy data centers on land and water.
Microsoft is offering the world a look inside its cloud data centers with a new virtual tour, an immersive experience that provides a walk-through of simulated data halls, network rooms, and equipment yards.
Phoenix is home to nearly 2 million square feet of data center space, and nearly every major hyperscale platform and wholesale data center developer has lined up land for future capacity. A DCF special report looks at what lies ahead for this important market.
Iron Mountain has signed two leases totaling 6 megawatts of capacity at its newest data center in Phoenix, continuing its leasing success in the key regional data center market.
NTT Global Data Centers Americas has opened its SV1 data center in Santa Clara, which is the company’s first presence in the supply-constrained Silicon Valley market. The facility features a base isolation system to provide advanced protection against earthquakes.
NVIDIA is entering the CPU market with an Arm-based processor that will be tightly integrated with its next-generation GPUs. The Grace CPU seeks to bring new levels of power and efficiency to massive AI workloads, and offer a high-end alternative to Intel x86 CPUs.
A foiled plot to attack a data center in Virginia underscores the evolving landscape for data center security. Conspiracies create new risks, but modern data centers remain among the best protected buildings in the world.
Microsoft has begun using immersion-cooled servers in production, the company said this week. The announcement is a meaningful milestone for adoption of two-phase immersion, which promises major gains in density and efficiency.
A re-energized Intel has launched its Ice Lake family of 10 nm processors, bringing new levels of power and efficiency to its data center platform. Intel is emphasizing the versatility of the 3rd Gen Intel Xeon chips, touting their readiness for workloads from AI to the cloud to the edge.