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Microsoft commits to running data centers off 50% renewable energy by 2018

Microsoft announced it plans to power its data centers around the world using 50% renewable energy by 2018. The company also plans to boost its use of renewable power for its data centers to 60% by the early 2020s. Rob … Continue reading

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Dell’s OS10 aims to open up networks, then whole data centers

Dell is opening up its network operating system, one step toward a data-center OS that could help enterprises emulate cloud companies like Google and Facebook. Operating System 10, rolling out in stages this year, changes the company’s networking foundation from … Continue reading

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Look for Amazon’s new homegrown chips in data centers, not Fire devices

Amazon’s jump into the chip business won’t change what’s in Fire devices — for now — but it’ll help the retailer drive more media delivery, file storage and cloud systems in homes and data centers. Annapurna Labs, an Amazon subsidiary, … Continue reading

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CenturyLink Accelerates SDN Rollout In Data Centers

CenturyLink pushes software-defined networking into its telecom and cloud data centers as the basis for more user-centric services. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Microsoft researcher: Why “micro data centers” really matter to mobile’s future

Microsoft Research distinguished scientist Victor Bahl has been spreading the word about micro-data centers (mDCs), also known by the adorable name “cloudlets,” as a key concept for optimizing the performance and usefulness of mobile and other networked devices via the … Continue reading

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Latest Data Centers News

How To Speak Data Center: kWh to BTUs In my first post on how IT can better communicate with their data center facility counterparts, I discussed the distinction between power and energy, and why that distinction matters when IT talks … Continue reading

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Monitoring Virtual Data Centers: How to Avoid the Virtual Blind Spot

Monitoring Virtual Data Centers: How to Avoid the Virtual Blind Spot In many deployments, the lack of visibility into virtual data center security and performance may not become apparent until it's too late – for example, when a major performance … Continue reading

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Selects HP to Streamline Data Quality

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Selects HP to Streamline Data Quality … HP provides an array of technology services for CMS and Medicare contractors, including data center services, maintenance of the Medicare Part A and Part B systems, and … Continue reading

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Latest Data Centers News

Compass Datacenters has up to 2M to grow Compass Datacenters LLC has debt and equity commitments totaling up to roughly $ 162 million to help fund its growth. Here's how that breaks down, according to founder and CEO Chris Crosby: … Continue reading

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