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Windows Live may be hosted from Portakabin-style data centre compounds if Microsoft's 4th generation data centre plans come to fruition. Microsoft planners envisage thinly-provisioned data centres built from containerised components delivered to site just in time and plugged into a utility spine for power and communications …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    Another Microsoft innovation!

    SUN has been selling containerized data centers for at least a few years, nothing new here

  2. Anonymous Coward
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    Microsoft...

    ...are taking no risks here.

    Most of their software is of the quality we associate with the phrase "back of a lorry"

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