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Apple Datacenter View

Posted in apple, datacenter, state-north-carolina on February 23rd, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Fidelity DataCenter Redundancy

Posted in backup-center, computer-systems, datacenter, fidelity-investments, financial-industry, mission, power-supply, redundancy, state-north-carolina on January 19th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Fidelity looks likely to leverage North Carolina for its backup data center. …

… “The 100,000-square-foot data center would give the international financial services company back-up redundancy for its mission-critical computer systems across the country on two different power supply systems. ” …

Via Triangle Business Journal: NC Data Center

Apple Data Center Project in North Carolina

Posted in apple, construction, data-center, incentives, investment, state-north-carolina on August 3rd, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

North Carolina offers incentives and local officials approve of Apple’s data center investment, which will move ahead quickly now. …

… “With final site acquisition ahead, Apple should begin construction of the data center in mid-August, a company spokesman said. ” …

Via Hickory Daily Record: $1 billion Investment

SAS Green Data Center in North Carolina

Posted in cloud-computing, data-center, hosting, leed-certification, on-demand, power-conservation, sas, state-north-carolina on March 19th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

SAS Cary NC green data center
As SAS shifts its strategy to on-demand and hosted systems, it is investing in a large cloud computing data center facility to manage the growth in future computing capacity. The new green data center will meet LEED standards and be positioned for future expansion. …

… “In keeping with SAS’ commitment to protecting the environment, the facility will be built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards for water and energy conservation. The sustainable construction methods encourage recycling of materials, similar to the Executive Briefing Center under construction on the Cary campus. SAS’ first LEED building, SAS Canada’s headquarters in Toronto, opened in April 2006. In keeping with LEED standards, about 60 percent of the project’s construction and equipment spending will be in North Carolina. Approximately 1,000 people will be involved in its design and construction. The facility will include two 10,000-square-foot server farms. ” …

Via : SAS to build $70 million cloud computing facility | SAS Press Releases