Vapor IO Ties With Bloom Energy

Austin-based modular data center developer Vapor IO said Tuesday that it has partnered with energy products maker Bloom Energy, on a new green data center effort. According to the two, they are combining Bloom Energy's fuel cell technology with Vapor IO's modular data center products, to provide a hyper modular low emission data center offering. Financial details of the partnership were not announced. The companies said the deal will result in a reference architecture design. Bloom Energy develops fuel cell energy devices, which use natural gas for on-site energy generation, a cleaner alternative to more traditional sources of energy.