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Data Centers: Steady Growth of Hyperscale Data Centers

By Dick Weisinger

The scale up to massive data centers is a trend being called Hyperscale Data Centers. By the end of second quarter 2020 there were 541 hyperscale data centers. The definition of hyperscale is that there are more than 5000 servers

Infrastructure: Advantages of Submerged Offshore Data Centers

By Dick Weisinger

Microsoft recently ended a two year experiment called ‘Project Natick‘ that dropped a shipping container loaded up as a mini-data center with 900 servers installed on 12 racks. The container was connected to a fiber-optic cable and powered by renewable

Hyperscalers: Massive Infrastructure Investments Stifle Competition

By Dick Weisinger

Data centers run by companies like Facebook, Google, Amazon (AWS), and Microsoft (Azure) dwarf anything being done by even large enterprises. The companies that manage these large data centers are being called the hyperscalers. Hyperscalers are able to quickly accommodate