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Texas, the newest location for Facebook's Data Center

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 31 Jul, 2015
Facebook, the leading social networking site has announced that they will be putting up their newest data center and its location would be at Forth Worth, Texas. The said data center would be the fifth data center of Facebook. The other four data centers are located at Altoona, Iowa; Prineville, Oregon; Forest City, North Carolina and at Lulea, Sweden. We are aware that the climate in Texas is really not that cool but according to reports, Facebook is aware of it and they are prepared for it.

The fifth data center would be used to better cater the needs of their users. As we all know, Facebook started 2004 and is now on the top of the list when it comes to social media sites and as of the moment, the number of users of the said social networking site is still continuously growing. We could even say that most computer users have their own Facebook account.

The said project would be their latest data center and it would also be using renewable energy. Putting up a data center in an area where the climate is a bit hot might be very intriguing to others but then again, they... ... continue |