Internet search giant Yahoo! officially opened its newest data center in western New York this week, featuring a wide range of energy-efficient technologies and an unlikely nickname: the Yahoo! Chicken Coop.
Chief Executive Carol Bartz said the Lockport facility is the first implementation of a new green data center design called the Yahoo! Coop (YCC). The facility uses a combination of Lockport’s cool climate, prevailing winds and hydro-generated electricity.
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