Meet the Company Buiding AOL’s Micro Data Centers
By Derrick Harris
Elliptical Mobile Solutions is hardly a household name in the data center world, but don’t bet against it becoming one. The Chandler, Ariz.-based company that started inside a founder’s garage builds one of the world’s smallest data centers and has already secured some big-name customers including,most famously, AOL. While bigger data centers seem to be better for webscale companies such as Google and Facebook, many are happy to grow on a lot smaller scale — about 105 cubic feet at a time.lar and mobile space to provide fast growth.