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May, 2010

  • 19 May

    Cheap power turns small town into data center haven

    Quincy, Washington, is a small town home to no less than 5,044 people. Would you believe that this former railroad camp is attracting investment from companies like Microsoft, Yahoo, and Google? Because of heavy tax incentives and cheap power, technology firms are flocking to Quincy. The town’s proximity to a …

June, 2009

  • 25 June

    Yahoo Battles for Data Center Efficiency

    You and I may only be concerned with how fast we can get our computers to load Photoshop or burn a DVD- not how much power they use or heat they generate- but when you have thousands of servers running in a data center, electricity and cooling become critical concerns. …