Edge, Equinix and Atlanta were the three themes that grabbed readers’ attention in November. Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in November 2020, in order of article views.
As Microsoft offers more cloud services for both enterprise and personal computing, they continue to invest in hyperscale data centers and innovate in the cloud campus space. In addition to refining the design of their current campuses, they are researching the implementation of energy-efficient ARM servers and even underwater data centers.
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The cloud is extending to the stars. On the DCF Show Podcast, Rich Miller talks with satellite expert Doug Mohney about how Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure are using satellites to extend their cloud platforms beyond the atmosphere.
Microsoft is finalizing plans for a data center campus near Atlanta, according to local economic development officials, who this week authorized tax incentives and a $420 million bond resolution to support the project.
Are we making more data than we can manage? That’s the question Rich Miller tackles on the new Data Center Frontier Show podcast, including a look at the potential role for next-generation tech that stores data in DNA and holograms.
Microsoft, Edge and Ashburn were the hottest topics last month at Data Center Frontier. Here are the 10 most popular stories in October 2020, in order of article views.
Microsoft Azure Space will feature satellite broadband from SpaceX Starlink and SES, which will support the Azure Modular Data Center (MDC) to create satellite-connected edge data centers.
Microsoft is working on new storage technologies to house massive amounts of data in DNA and holograms. These storage technologies could disrupt how data centers are designed and operate.
Microsoft continues to expand its global data center infrastructure, buying land to add massive amounts of server capacity in key North American cloud hubs in Iowa, Northern Virginia and Phoenix.
The data center sector’s growing focus on sustainability was on display in the EPA Green Power Leadership Awards, which honored Microsoft, Equinix and QTS Realty Trust.
Microsoft will get into the satellite IT business with its new Azure Orbital ground station service. “We are extending Azure from under the sea to outer space,” said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.