Data centers in Oregon: High tech meets high desert (part 1 of 3)

Image A walk-through of Facebook’s new data center in Prineville Facebook took advantage of Prineville’s dry, desert climate to adopt unusual energy-saving features in its first company-owned data center. A simple evaporative cooling system replaced expensive chillers that most data centers use. Watch video Data centers arrived in Oregon five years ago, cloaked in mystery. There’s no hiding them now.

http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2011/11/data_clouds_settle_in_oregon_w.html

Posted on 19/10/2011, in Data Center, Facebook, Prineville. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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