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Microsoft Launched Sustainable Data Center Region in Sweden Using Green Power

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Microsoft launched a sustainable data center region in Sweden that will be completely powered by carbon-free green energy. Futurum’s lead analyst Shelly Kramer breaks down this announcement and what it will mean for the region and the future of data storage along with the benefits this is intended to extend to customers in their own sustainability efforts.

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Dell, Switch and FedEx Build Edge Data Centers

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Dell, Switch and FedEx collaborate to build technology hubs that support multicloud and hybrid environments for edge processing. These hubs will operate on Switch’s edge modular data centers that are deployed on FedEx real estate, with Dell providing server hardware and managed services. FedEx will also be the first consumer of these services.

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Why Edge Computing and Data Centers Must Work in Harmony

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Forget the speed of light. In today’s marketplace, it’s almost impossible for data itself to move fast enough to keep our businesses running. As Cole Crawford, CEO of Vapor IO, has said: “Speed of light sucks.” And since we haven’t yet developed a way to beat it, we have to find a way to outsmart it. Enter: the growing differentiation …