Neowin News Feed for: Datacenter Neowin News Feed for: Datacenter en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft is opening a new datacenter region in China <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has unveiled new features for its Azure analytics solutions such as Synapse Analytics and Cosmos DB. The company is also opening a new datacenter region in China to cater increased demand. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:00:09 +0000 Microsoft announces new U.S. datacenter region <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The latest datacenter region will be based in Georgia&#039;s Fulton and Douglas Counties. This new effort is considered a significant part of Microsoft&#039;s recent commitment to growth in the Atlanta region. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Thu, 11 Feb 2021 16:42:01 +0000 Microsoft plans renewable Danish data centre and 200,000 jobs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced #DigitalLeapDenmark, a plan that includes building a renewable data centre in the country and providing 200,000 jobs and job training to all ages by the year 2024. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 07 Dec 2020 22:44:01 +0000 NordVPN admits it was compromised last year, plans external audit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>NordVPN has acknowledged that there was a breach of one of its datacenters back in March 2018 and that it has only known about the issue for a few months. Most users were unaffected by the breach. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 22 Oct 2019 08:42:01 +0000 BMW teams up with Tencent to build computing center in China for autonomous vehicles <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The new computing center will leverage Tencent&#039;s cloud computing capabilities and enable BMW to analyze the large amounts of real-time data that self-driving cars produce from their sensors. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Stergios Georgopoulos) Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:38:01 +0000 Free Survey Report: Data Center Strategies and the Outlook for the Future <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Service Express surveyed more than 450 IT professionals to identify their challenges and priorities in the coming months and came to some insightful conclusions, which you can view, for free. <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Sun, 12 May 2019 17:46:01 +0000 5 ways realtime data can help your DC save money and avoid disasters - free eBook <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Company margins are under increasing pressure and data centers are under the microscope due to the high capital cost associated with equipment. Learn how you can cope with this free eBook. <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:00:01 +0000 AMD announces world's first 7nm compute cards, the Radeon Instinct MI50 and MI60 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At the Next Horizon event, AMD also took the time to showcase its latest accelerator cards for AI and deep learning workloads. Based on the Vega20 architecture, these will be available on November 18. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Tue, 06 Nov 2018 21:14:01 +0000 Microsoft, Sunseap sign 20-year solar power agreement in Singapore <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has signed an agreement with energy provider Sunseap to purchase 100% of the output of the latter&#039;s solar power installation. This will be the largest project of its kind in Singapore. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:44:02 +0000 Amazon unveils Snowmobile: A large truck that will drive your data up to the cloud <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon has done the math to find out there&#039;s no faster or cheaper way to move around huge amounts of data, than by using a truck. Enter the Snowmobile, AWS&#039;s new mobile datacenter. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:46:01 +0000 It's not easy being green, but Microsoft promises to use 50% renewable energy by 2018 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has promised to improve its energy use, be more transparent and rely on more renewable energy for its datacenters. The company says it will use 50% green energy by 2018. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:42:01 +0000 Lightning strike near Google data center permanently wipes 0.000001% of user data <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google says it accepts full responsibility for the tiny, but permanent, data loss that occurred last week, after the power grid near to one of its European data centers was struck by lightning. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:06:01 +0000 Microsoft invests in underwater data cables; connects its worldwide datacenters <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is investing and partnering with companies to lay down subsea data cables and connect its worldwide datacenters from Ireland, the UK, the US and Asia with more bandwidth and lower latency. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 12 May 2015 09:08:01 +0000 Apple invests almost $2 billion in green European datacenters <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The iPhone maker has announced the construction of two additional data centers in Europe, both of which will rely on renewable energy and sustainable development. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:28:01 +0000 Microsoft and partners awarded $5m for datacenter fuel cell research <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1627511894microsoft-environment.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft and three partners have been awarded $5m to fund research into fuel cells that, it is hoped, will lead to more energy-efficient datacenters - and many more applications in the wider world. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:35:12 +0000 Microsoft, Apple looking to set up data centers in The Netherlands <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Tech giants, Microsoft and Apple have reportedly set sights on The Netherlands to construct their data centers and are planning to invest billions to get the infrastructure ready over the coming years <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Tue, 24 Dec 2013 11:04:14 +0000 Google's datacenter spending spree continues: $1.6B in Q2 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/797488219news-logo-google-logo-colour.png" alt="" /></div>Google has been investing heavily in their datacenters recently, and this last quarter has been no exception with the search giant spending $1.6B in Q2, up from the $1.2B they spent in Q1. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sat, 20 Jul 2013 15:18:27 +0000 Above us only sky... Microsoft tells us about its roofless datacenters <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>One of the interesting tidbits we heard this week was the fact that Microsoft has been building datacenters in parking lots. Even more interesting? They don&#039;t put a roof on the datacenter. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Thu, 06 Jun 2013 18:34:27 +0000 Microsoft Management Summit: desktop, datacenter, and cloud <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/210386213microsoft-logo-2012-dark-grey.png" alt="" /></div>What does Microsoft have planned for the enterprise environment? We&#039;ll be traveling to Las Vegas next week to talk with company leaders to find out their vision for the corporate world. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sun, 31 Mar 2013 01:22:17 +0000 Windows Server 2012 SKUs revealed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/521148656w.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has revealed it will sell four versions of its Windows Server 2012 operating system when it becomes available later this fall. However, it won&#039;t offer a version of Small Business Server. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 05 Jul 2012 19:50:54 +0000 Microsoft to build $112m data center in Wyoming, but why? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is about to spend a boat load of cash in Wyoming to build a $112 million dollar data center but what for, remains a mystery. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Tue, 10 Apr 2012 14:07:01 +0000 VMware announces vSphere 5; pushes into the cloud <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hot on the heels of Microsoft announcing their new version of Hyper-V, which is due out with Windows 8, VMware has revealed their latest version of vSphere and is officially launching their &quot;cloud infrastructure suite&quot;... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Owen Williams) Wed, 13 Jul 2011 00:35:17 +0000 Softlayer and The Planet in merger talks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/193075822780a21d61c63928c313c8ea26e23f422e.png" alt="" /></div>Two of the industry's largest providers of dedicated servers and hosting services have entered into talks regarding a possible merger. If completed, the merger would make Softlayer CEO Lance Crosby the CEO of the combined... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dave Legg) Thu, 05 Aug 2010 14:45:48 +0000 Google to build $600M datacenter in South Carolina <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>South Carolina's government has announced that Google plans to invest $600 million in a new datacenter on a 210 hectare site at the Mt. Holly Commerce Park in Berkeley County near Charleston, the land... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 05 Apr 2007 21:54:07 +0000 Google to Spend $600 Million for New Datacenter <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As a followup to the previous story, Google has chosen North Carolina for building a new $600 million USD data center facility. The fact that North Carolina previously offered an incentives package for Google that... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 20 Jan 2007 23:10:14 +0000 Longhorn Datacenter will have no extra virtualization costs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today virtualization is expensive for licensing. Microsoft asks peopleto license every OS installed on virtual machines, even if powered off. But something is changing. Since the release of Windows Server 2003... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Thu, 12 Jan 2006 14:17:07 +0000 Modeling the Datacenter With Microsoft 'Indy' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's enterprise management division is expected to commercialize Microsoft Research's performance-modeling tool. At the Microsoft Management Summit in Las Vegas this week, the Redmond software giant is expected to show off a brand-new management tool.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 16 Mar 2004 19:40:46 +0000 Windows 2003 Datacenter gets overhaul <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's Windows Datacenter Server has been about more than technology features since its launch in late 2000. Fittingly, the tightly controlled support program that makes Datacenter Server so different from other Microsoft server operating systems... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 05 Feb 2003 23:21:45 +0000