Category Archives: data center site selection

26 Jul 2007

Reflections on the Data Center in a Box

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Recently Jack Lyne, Executive Editor at Site Selection magazine, contacted me regarding Sun Microsystems’ new Project Blackbox, colloquially dubbed the “data center in a box.” (Check out his article: “Sun’s Blackbox: A Moveable Feast for Data Centers?”) Jack’s questions led me to reflect on the current rate of adoption I’ve observed for the mobile date more...

22 Mar 2007

The New Data Center Boom

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Across the country, data center development is booming. Companies, including major players like Microsoft and Google, are buying up acres of land with the intent of building new data centers. This rapid growth is, at least in part, spurred by the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), more...