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Report: Hot cloud startup is raising millions

Cloud computing just keeps getting hotter.

Digital Ocean, a fast-rising startup that’s aiming to compete against big cloud providers like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft, is raising $83 million, according to a report by… 202 more words


London Day 9: Sharing, Data and (Lack of) Digital Preservation

This morning began with a presentation by Carol Tenopir, adapted by one given earlier this week to Elsevier, on article and research data sharing, followed by one by Graham Patron from… 345 more words


Current Water Use of California's 800 Commercial Computer Data Centers

Interesting analysis in the Wall Street Journal of the current water use of California’s 800 commercial computer data centers:

California’s data centers consume 158,000 Olympic sized swimming pools of water per year, or 104,280,000,000 gallons of water per year. 238 more words


Riding the 100G Wave

By Jay Gill, Principal Product Marketing Manager at Infinera

With the launch of the Cloud Xpress family in 2014, Infinera created a new market for cloud-optimized, hyper-scale datacenter transport. 484 more words


Are data centers culprits in California's drought?

To be sure there is no shortage of alleged water wasters contributing to California’s worsening drought situation. They range from almond growers to Rancho Santa Fe… 402 more words


How Microsoft is courting law enforcement to its cloud

The next time an armed robbery takes place in Los Angeles and surveillance cameras happen to record the break-in, that video footage may be heading to the cloud. 328 more words