Can the servers inside a data center make the walls and floors greener? Researchers at Meta and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are using artificial intelligence to reduce the environmental impact of concrete.
Meta continues to prepare its digital infrastructure for the metaverse, adding three more data centers to its $1 billion cloud campus in Illinois. We look at Meta’s accelerating building boom and what it tells us about the future of data infrastructure.
Google, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services and Meta are among more than 70 companies joining the iMasons Climate Accord, which calls for new steps to track and reduce the environmental impact of the data centers that power the Internet.
Hyperscale computing, the Northern Virginia market and edge computing deployments were the big newsmakers in February at Data Center Frontier. Here are the 10 most popular stories for February 2022.
Meta will build an $800 million data center in Kuna, Idaho as it continues adding infrastructure to support its future metaverse. The 960,000 SF square feet campus is another sign that Meta is building big and building everywhere.
The top cloud computing companies accelerated their purchases of renewable energy last year accounting for more than half of all corporate clean energy power purchase agreements in 2021. The data confirms that data center operators are stepping up their sustainability efforts.
Future trends and the emerging metaverse were hot topics on Data Center Frontier last month. Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in January 2022.
Social networks had a big appetite for server space in 2021, as large leases by Meta, TikTok and Twitter made it another blockbuster year for U.S. data center developers, according to a new report from North American Data Centers.
Meta has built a new supercomputer that will likely become the fastest AI system in the world when it is completed later this year, the company said today. Meta says the system will boost its AI capabilities and vision for a future digital metaverse.
Altoona, Iowa will become Meta’s largest cloud campus with the addition of two new data centers. The new capacity will boost the Altoona campus to more than 5 million square feet of data center space,