West Des Moines Local Business
Local business in West Des Moines, IA
Friday Jul 22 | via Data Center Knowledge
While the news that a third massive Microsoft data center was coming to West Des Moines, Iowa, has been out since Wednesday, it wasn't clear just how massive this future cloud facility will be. According to an official statement the city issued Friday, Microsoft is planning to erect the server farm in four phases, 256,000 to 583,200 square feet each, adding up to 1.7 million square feet at full build-out. Comment?
Thursday Jul 21 | via WinBeta
Two days ago, Microsoft announced its fourth quarter earnings report for the fiscal year 2016 and the company's Intelligent Cloud Business was one of the many highlights : Azure revenue notably grew by 102% in the quarter , with Azure compute usage more than doubling year-over-year. As the Redmond giant is successfully transitioning from a software vendor to a mobile-first, cloud-first company, Microsoft is going to need more and more data centers to sustain its growing cloud business around the world. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via CSP
CSP Information Group has announced that Dean Durling, CEO of Quick Chek Food Stores, is its 2010 Retailer Leader of the Year. The Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based convenience retailer will be honored October 7, 2010, at a by-invitation-only dinner at the Ritz-Carlton Atlanta during the NACS Show. Comment?
Monday Jul 18 | via Chicago Tribune
The Naperville Police chief said he hopes the experiences conveyed in Brian Crooks' essay about growing up black in the largely white suburb will help improve his department. In fact, Chief Robert Marshall called the former Naperville resident after the essay appeared in the Naperville Sun to tell him just that. Comment?
Friday Jul 15 | via Chicago Tribune
Brian Crooks, shown with a graphic design he made while attending the College of DuPage, hopes his viral Facebook post helps people gain a fuller perspective on the black experience. Brian Crooks, shown with a graphic design he made while attending the College of DuPage, hopes his viral Facebook post helps people gain a fuller perspective on the black experience. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 12 | via The Washington Post
Corn futures jumped after the latest U.S. government forecast for domestic inventories was less than expected, indicating that lower production in Brazil is boosting demand on the international grain market for American exports. U.S. stockpiles will be 2.081 billion bushels as of Aug. 31, 2017, the end of the marketing year, U.S. Department of Agriculture data showed Tuesday. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 12 | via Linn's Stamp News
Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued his award in contract talks between the United States Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union on July 8. The new contract is effective through Sept. 20, 2018. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 12 | via Display & Design Ideas
Jesse McFadden and Scott Wilson have joined Portland, Ore.-based architectural hardware designer and manufacturer Krownlab as technical representatives. McFadden previously oversaw daily operations for Tesla's Portland Delivery Center and served as a business specialist for Apple. Comment?
Copyright © 2016 Topix LLC