Investors are increasingly funding data center growth in smaller cities like Chattanooga and Greenville as well as the huge cloud clusters in Northern Virginia. Regional developer DC BLOX has lined up $187 million from Bain Capital Credit and Post Road Group.
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.
Neil Smith, Vice President of International Business, TAS, explores the benefits, details and logistic challenges of modular construction for the data center industry from start to finish.
Modular data center specialist Baselayer Technologies has been acquired by the IE Corporation, which says the deal will accelerate its expansion into edge computing infrastructure.
TMGcore has launched a modular data center platform that uses robots to swap high-density servers immersed in coolant fluid. The OTTO platform is the most ambitious bid yet for a “lights out ” autonomous data center.
GIGA Data Centers seeks to bring hyperscale-style efficiency and economics to colocation customers. CEO Jake Ring says the company can deploy data center space at $5 million per megawatt.
Edge design really does come down to your use-case and what you’re trying to accomplish. Explore some of today’s top edge computing solutions, including BASELAYER’s modular approach.
Is Microsoft’s underwater data center project brilliant or crazy? Also, are there other examples of “outside the box” data center innovation that bear watching? Our Executive Roundtable weighs in.
Data center service provider IO has raised $445 million in debt capital from Deutsche Bank, and $60 million in additional growth capital from an affiliate of Macquarie Capital. The funding will help the company restructure debt,
IO plans a huge expansion of its data center campus in Phoenix, where it will build a three-story modular data center that will span more than 700,000 square feet of space.