Microsoft-navalgroup_Brest

7 Jun 2018

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Google+Pin on PinterestShare on RedditEmail this to someone

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Google+Pin on PinterestShare on RedditEmail this to someone

Assembly of the Northern Isles data centre took place at Naval Group’s facility in Brest, France. Image: Frank Betermin

An engineer in a blue hard hat prepares to slide racks of Microsoft servers and associated cooling system infrastructure into Project Natick’s Northern Isles data centre vessel at a Naval Group facility in Brest, France. The vessel has about the same dimensions as a standard shipping container.

Elaine Burke is managing editor of Siliconrepublic.com

editorial@siliconrepublic.com