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Facebook’s Future Depends On Opening The Data Center

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http://techcrunch.com – Facebook is a data company. Today’s news about its new search features proves it. So did last week’s news about the company testing what it can charge people to send Mark Zuckerberg a message. And tomorrow at Open Compute Project’s Open Compute Summit, Facebook will again show why becoming the world’s largest data broker depends on the success of its massive data-center buildout. The Open Compute Summit is Facebook’s creation, really. The company open-sourced its data center designs in 2011. And with that, they and others in the data center world formed Open Com (IT news)