The data center industry has been buzzing about investor Jim Chanos’ prediction that public data center companies are headed for a selloff. Here’s a look at the history of high-profile investors who have urged investors to sell or short the data center sector.
An in-depth look at the latest trends impacting the world of data centers and cloud computing.
Microsoft data centers will soon begin sharing energy from their UPS battery storage systems with Ireland’s power grid, part of a growing movement for data centers to collaborate more closely with the utility industry.
Microsoft and Google are investing in FlexiDAO, a carbon accounting platform that uses blockchain technology to provide more detailed energy tracking, making it easier for these cloud operators to meet their goal of running carbon-free around the clock.
A $35 million funding for Immersion cooling specialist Iceotope Technologies illustrates growing investor confidence in the future of immersion cooling, which appears poised to move beyond its historic niches in high-performance computing (HPC) and cryptocurrency.
As it breaks ground on its first mega-campus in Maryland, data center developer Quantum Loophole is laying the groundwork for similar “data center cities” in Dallas, Chicago and Silicon Valley, says CEO Josh Snowhorn.
EdgeConneX has lined up $1.7 billion in sustainability-linked loans, which the company says will “dramatically improve” its credit profile, burnish its focus on environmental stewardship, and provide capital to continue the global expansion of its data center footprint.
It’s time for Data Center Week. Here’s a preview of some of the sessions for data center professionals, including several featuring members of the Data Center Frontier team, as well as hot topics like the path to 800G networking.
Microgrids can provide data centers with new options on how to provision and manage power, offering more ways to add renewables and improve uptime. Our 6 DCF Roundtable experts explore the future of data center microgrids.
As data center infrastructure becomes more complex and distributed, the role of software becomes more important. Explore the evolution of data center management software, with insights from Schneider Electric.
Microsoft will integrate a microgrid at a new data center in San Jose, Calif., which will use renewable natural gas (RNG) instead of diesel fuel to power its emergency backup generators. The project with Enchanted Rock advances Microsoft’s goal of moving off of diesel fuel.