Monthly Archives: March 2012

NEW: Aerial Video Tour of the Rutherford County Powered Shell Data Center

Five 9s Digital has taken to the skies to provide recent aerial video footage of Apple’s new Data Center and Solar Farm in Maiden, North Carolina, and to show Facebook’s expansion progress on the second building in their 600,000 SF Data Center … Continue reading

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Top secret Visa data center banks on security, even has moat – USATODAY.com

Top secret Visa data center banks on security, even has moat – USATODAY.com.

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Ready to Occupy- Powered Data Center Shell -Rutherford County, NC

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Amazon’s cloud rockstar not a fan of solar-powered data centers — Cleantech News and Analysis

Amazon’s cloud rockstar not a fan of solar-powered data centers — Cleantech News and Analysis.

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THE DEBATE: Is Solar Power Good for Data Centers??

Today, Data Center Knowledge presented an interesting article, “Is Solar Power for Data Centers a Bad Idea?”, which brings into question the true environmental and economic impact of various solar arrays present at some of the large-scale data center installations popping up … Continue reading

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Exclusive Aerial Footage of Apple’s NC iCloud Data Center and Solar Farm

We have a bird’s-eye view video of Apple’s new 500,000 SF iCloud Data Center, and an exclusive first look at Apple’s 20MW Solar Farm project currently under construction in Maiden, North Carolina. According to renewableenergyworld.com, the Solar Farm will generate an estimated 42 million … Continue reading

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Cloud Growth Spurs Demand for Data Centers

The growth of cloud computing is prompting increased demand for data center space in North America, according to a survey commissioned by Digital Realty. The growing interest in cloud adoption, along with the resumption of planned expansions that were deferred … Continue reading

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