Microsoft touts Chicago Data Center efficiency

Microsoft is touting the progress of its data center strategy, which involves packing servers, power, and cooling gear into shipping containers in order to maximize energy efficiency and computing capacity. In a Monday blog post, Michael Manos, General Manager, Data Center Services, said Microsoft has finished the first phase of construction on its Chicago data […]

Microsoft is touting the progress of its data center strategy, which involves packing servers, power, and cooling gear into shipping containers in order to maximize energy efficiency and computing capacity.

In a Monday blog post, Michael Manos, General Manager, Data Center Services, said Microsoft has finished the first phase of construction on its Chicago data center, its first facility designed with the container-based approach.

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