Microsoft will be spending half a billion dollars to open a new data storage center in Virginia. According to Virginia governor's office, the facility will utlize the latest modular, fouth-gen approach, and will open near the town of Boydton, Virginia. For investors, it's a sign that Microsoft is working to add capacity for its Azure, Windows Live and other hosted services.
Microsoft has confirmed plans to build a large new data center in Mecklenburg County, Va., as the company is once again expanding its data center operations.
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The open source cloud computing project OpenStack has come a long way since NASA and Rackspace launched it in 2010. Backed by leading technology infrastructure providers including Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, Intel, and VMware, OpenStack underpins significant workloads at an increasingly diverse set of organizations, including BWM, CERN, Comcast, eBay, and Wal-Mart. For CIOs engaged in broader programs to win, serve, and retain customers -- and refocus business technology (BT) spend -- a planned and pragmatic …