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Florida Town Builds Data Center In Water Tank

miller60 writes “The Florida town of Altamonte Springs has converted an old water storage tank into a new data center. The decommissioned tank previously held up to 770,000 gallons of water, but its 18-inch-thick walls provided a hurricane-proof home for the town’s IT gear, which had to be relocated three times in 2004 to ride out major storms. The Altamonte Springs facility is the latest example of data centers in strange places, including chapels, (more…)

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  • An anonymous reader writes “Fetching their margin from China, two Americans take opened the from the word go US-based Internet Addiction treatment center in Come down Conurbation, Convey. — ironically strict to Redmond (Microsoft’s hometown). The center, called reStart: Internet Addiction Redemption Program, is a 45-day treatment center where, in the direction of a extravagant charge c put down of fees, people can be cured of their addiction (more…)

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  • Yahoo’s “Chicken Coop” Data Center Design

    1sockchuck writes “Yahoo has obtain up with a figures center intend called the Yahoo Computing Coop, which it says wishes read e suggest its new data center in Lockport, NY one of the most efficient on earth. The design features 120-foot by 60-foot metal prefabricated facilities with louvers on the side to support free cooling, and a peaked roof to manage the release of waste heat from the hot aisle. Chief Yahoo David Filo said the name was adopted (more…)

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  • Data Center Overload

    theodp writes “The maiden decree of evidence centers is: don’t talk hither details centers. To, the NY Times Munitions dump manages to feel its readers on a nice backstage tour of internet data centers, convincing Microsoft and others to let them sneak a peek inside some of the mega-centers that make up today’s cloud. And if it’s been a while since you software types stepped inside a real-life computing facility, there’s an accompanying data-center-porn (more…)

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  • Details Center Attack Up Owed Telco Fees

    craig writes “CBS11 Hearsay reports that the rifle on Heart IP networks is in the conclusion of an study into dollar-a-year telco access fees paid about CLECs and VoIP carriers to cease calls on their networks. They also arrive that this assault is linked to the Tread 12th assault on Crydon Technology’s datacenter, which also hosted VOIP providers. Anyone in the telco corporation pass on utter you access fees to other carriers are a unmitigated trifle (more…)

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  • 1sockchuck writes “FBI agents hold raided a Dallas facts center, seizing servers at a associates called Pit IP Networks. The company’s CEO has posted a address saying the FBI confiscated all its consumer servers, including belongings alliance to companies that are approximately certainly not beneath dash. The FBI isn’t saying what it’s after, but there are reports that it’s joint to video piracy, sparking unconfirmed guesswork that the study is tied (more…)

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  • Lucas123 writes “The Internet Archive, the non-profit framework that scrapes the Trap every two months in structure to archive entanglement time images, even-handed water down the ribbon on a recent 4.5 petabyte observations center housed in a metal shipping container that sits exterior. The details center supports the Wayback Contrivance, the Net purlieus that offers the unrestricted a opinion of the 151 billion Trap sheet images serene since 1997. (more…)

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