The North Carolina data center Apple built a few years back wasn’t enough, so the company built an identical one next to it, cookie-cutter style. Now apparently that’s not enough either, which is why Apple is once again building another data center, this one in Prineville, Ore. So what does Apple need all this data space for?
You might have heard the news that Apple has built a massive 500,000 sq. ft. data center located in Maiden, North Carolina, and could be getting ready to expand it to double its current size. Apple is getting ready to push a lot of data down the pipes.
Facebook is planning to build a $1 billion data center project in Altoona, Iowa, that will cover 1.4 million square feet and serve as what the company says will be “the most advanced data center in the world.”
The Des Moines Register, quoting sources in the state legislature, said the data center, code-named “Catapult,” will be built in two $500 million phases.
The recent acquisition of Summit Energy has given Schneider Electric a broader energy management services and solution portfolio, evidenced by the company’s EnergyStep Data Center Assessment service, which gives managers a peek at the power, cooling, physical infrastructure and operational efficiencies (or lack thereof) of a data center.
Services include the Data Center Assessment and the EnergySt
Time once again for our weekly Distributor Watch, where we give you a bird’s eye view of the latest disty doings. This week, our viewfinder is focused on Tech Data, Avnet and Ingram Micro. Ready for the full view? Read on.
Tech Data: The Canadian arm of Tech Data (NASDAQ: TECD) announced its 2,500 sq. ft.