Drowning in data: Microsoft drops datacentre into Atlantic Ocean off coast of Scotland

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Drowning in data: Microsoft drops datacentre into Atlantic Ocean off coast of Scotland

Vendor tests the viability of sea-based datacentres after submerging prototype

Microsoft has dropped a datacentre into the Atlantic Ocean, just off the coast of the Orkney Islands in Scotland, as part of a project exploring sustainable IT. The 40-foot-long sea container - which...

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