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What Can We Learn From Microsoft’s Underwater Data Center Experiment?

Michael Bord
March 23, 2016

Project Natick has made serious waves in the data center industry over the past two months.  Natick is the name of Microsoft’s subsea data center research project.  The project aims to cut the costs of cooling modern infrastructure.  And, it may yield a service that offers content providers extra capacity in the proximity of billions of end-users.  So what can we learn from Project Natick that can be applied to data centers currently?