By Carlie Bacon
Some like it hot, but datacenters don’t. When they get too toasty they crash, making waves in the sea of data storage and access.
Microsoft is making waves of a more useful variety.
The company just launched Project Natick—a research effort that includes underwater data centers. As cloud computing becomes more prevalent, Microsoft aims to improve the ways we manipulate data. The underwater setting provides better cooling, renewable energy, and a more controlled environment than traditional land options. Continue reading