Facebook’s Next Data Center: Fort Worth, Texas

by David Cohen
Facebook’s next data center will be located in Fort Worth, Texas. Fort Worth will join the social network’s existing data centers in Altoona, Iowa; Prineville, Ore.; Forest City, N.C.; and Luleå, Sweden. Facebook vice president of infrastructure Tom Furlong said in a Newsroom post that the data center in Fort Worth will be 100 percent powered by renewable energy, adding: L ...Read the full article

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