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Thanks to a green tax break, co-location providers and cloud services get cheaper electricity than in-house IT, says Peter Judge

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Big players commit to Google's Kubernetes scheme for open source container management, taking virtualisation up a level

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Tech giants including Google and Microsoft back new consortium to develop 25GbE and 50GbE specifications for data centres

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IBM's SoftLayer business plonks a server barn down in Chessington to satisfy London customers' need to keep their data local

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A new approach can dish out bare-metal hardware on demand - and the standards are emerging to support it, says Peter Judge

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One in the eye for Cisco! Facebook will make its own SDN switches using its own Open Compute server hardware

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Older mainframes can be replaced with compatible models based on x86 chips

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The most efficient liquid cooling systems use advanced engineering. Peter Judge finds that basic tech can be just as effective

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IBM readies two new data centres for the US government as part of its program to deliver 15 new facilities globally

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You might not want the EU meddling, but Peter Judge says the data centre industry must get involved or suffer bad regulations

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