IBM on Friday will announce that it will build a $360 million data center in
The building spree is all part of IBM's plan to deliver cloud computing services to its clients. To build out the
Needless to say IBM's new data centers will focus on energy efficiency and the
Among the key specs of the
- The first phase of the buildout will occupy 60,000 square feet of raised floor data center space and can be expanding in modular increments.
- In the winter, the data center can switch to "free-cooling mode" to limit power consumption.
- The mechanical system design for the data center is 50 percent more efficient than the industry average.