The world's largest social network earlier this year dished the details on its global datacenters, which are grounded in open source and energy efficiency.
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The social networking giant's first EU datacenter in Sweden runs of 100 percent renewable energy, and will help process the site's global traffic — not just European residents.
The software giant joins the coalition of more than 300 members in a bid to promote common standards and interoperability among cloud service providers and data center purchasing.
The software giant hopes that the two new modules will boost the data center's software capabilities and computing capacity.
With Sandy raging into the east coast, many data centers in the path of the hurricane are forcing major websites, services and hosted apps to fall offline.
Millions were left without access to the U.K.'s largest website after a data center failure caused the site to buckle during Wednesday's peak television watching time.
O2 has confirmed it is suffering a network outage, which has left thousands of mobile users across the U.K. cut off -- turning phones into nothing more than expensive paperweights.
German regulators have written to Apple to ask how the company uses Carrier IQ mobile tracking technology.
An updated European directive will patch the flaws in current laws, that enables the Patriot Act to access cloud-stored data on European citizens.
How important is data to British students? Clearly not enough, according to a poll which showed nearly half were worried about their post-Facebook job prospects.