TechWorld’s Chris Mellor reports that a new start-up–so new there’s nothing on the Web except a light data sheet–is launching data centers on the high seas. Well actually in ports.. not out on open water.
It’s an intriguing idea as it does seem to be more environmentally friendly. But given homeland security issues you have to wonder if it’s a good idea. I mean we’ve read about data centers in remote locations but a pier right in San Francisco bay? It’s the first of 50 that International Data Security has slated for around the US coastline.