The electricity rate would more than double in Chelan County, Wash., which would have dire consequences for data centers in the area.

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Renewals for data center outsourcing deals during the past year reveal a drop in prices, thanks to increases in automation, and server and storage demand.

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If you are looking for the Office of Management and Budget’s IT policy plans for 2016 and the IT passback disappointed you, see my earlier notebook entry, the really interesting future-cast came from the fiscal 2015 4th quarter update of the Smarter IT Delivery cross-agency priority (CAP) goal.

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The art of analytics developed to the point that it can predict highly complex systems and structures. So it was inevitable that the enterprise would turn it toward their own data infrastructure.

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Stacking containers inside a former steel mill creates a new modularly designed data center with abundant power.

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