Facebook’s Power Footprint Growing, Moving East

facebook-carbon-2012Facebook’s data center energy use grew 33 percent in 2012, as the company installed tens of thousands of servers in its new company-built data centers. The growth of the company’s power usage is disclosed in the company’s latestsustainability report, which also documents the company’s move to reduce its computing footprint in Silicon Valley, even as it boosts its reliance on leased space in northern Virginia.

http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2013/07/22/facebooks-shifting-power-footprint/

Posted on 22/07/2013, in Data Center, Energy, Facebook. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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