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A Look Inside HP’s Tulsa Data Center

October 7, 2014 @ 7:09 am
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWHyH3tPKf0 Yesterday marked a transition for EDS, which was officially rebranded as HP Enterprise Services. There’s been a lot of coverage of the business and employment impact of the deal. But the acquisition also brought some exceptional data center facilities, including the Service Management Center (SMC) built by EDS in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Earlier this year the Tulsa data center opened an expansion that doubled its size to 179,000 square feet, including 80,000 square feet of raised-floor space that can house more than 12,000 servers. HP has released a video providing a look inside the Tulsa facility. While not a full [...]

Oklahoma – A Data Center Leader

October 7, 2014 @ 5:36 am
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Imagine, two decades ago, I told you Oklahoma would be known for a solid place to build data centers AND have the best player in the NBA, would you have believed me? I doubt it. But we learn in this story why this has come to past...well, with the data center industry anyways. While several states have been attracting major corporations' data centers, the Sooner State's policies and resources have put it 'on the leading edge.' Throughout much of its history, Oklahoma has had a reputation for having two things more than most other states: oil and cattle. Now, the [...]

Google Buys Former Oklahoma Gatorade Plant

October 7, 2014 @ 5:19 am
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If you are an Oklahoma business or simply a business that is looking to move your data storage into Oklaoma, this is an exciting story. If the one and only Google is utilizing Oklahoma as a data storage resource then that is a breathe of fresh air for Oklahomans storing sensitive data here. The tornados can be scary, but apparently not enough to scare off the Big G-man. Read more below. Google has bought a gigantic building that used to be a Gatorade factory next to its data center campus near Pryor, Oklahoma. The company has not disclosed what it [...]