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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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't put a roof on the datacenter.
What does Microsoft have planned for the enterprise environment? We'll be traveling to Las Vegas next week to talk with company leaders to find out their vision for the corporate world.
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't offer a version of Small Business Server.
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