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Frontier Spotlight: Top Data Center Stories for November 2018

December 04, 2018 / SARAH RUBENOFF

Engineers slide racks of Microsoft servers and associated cooling system infrastructure into Project Natick’s Northern Isles datacenter at a Naval Group facility in Brest, France. The datacenter has about the same dimensions as a 40-foot long ISO shipping container seen on ships, trains and trucks. (Photo: Frank Betermin for Microsoft). Although many in the industry may have taken some time off as the holiday season got underway, it certainly didn’t slow movement and news stemming from the colocation biz. Data Center Frontier’smost popular stories for November includes a number of articles on the Northern Virginia data center market and the evolution of the Ashburn cluster. Also, readers hear from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on why underwater data centers are the wave of the future and vertical data centers are making an impact on the industry.