Brice Towns

  • Facebook Data Center in Altoona, Iowa, Getting Third Building

    … By David Cohen on Jun. 3, 2015 - 9:00 AM Facebook’s data center in Altoona, Iowa, continued its rapid growth pace, as the social network announced that work will begin on a third building this summer. Plans for the second building on the site were revealed last April, and the data center went online last November. Site manager Brice Towns…

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  • Facebook’s Altoona, Iowa, Data Center Goes Live

    … Facebook announced Friday that its data center in Altoona, Iowa, is now online and handling live traffic. The Altoona data center is cooled by 100 percent outside air and powered by 100 percent renewable energy, the latter due to a wind energy project in nearby Wellsburg. Site manager Brice Towns said in a note on the Altoona Data Center page…

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  • Facebook Extends Community Action Grants Program to Altoona, Iowa

    … whose mission or activities include proselytizing on behalf of any religion. Organizations that make hiring choices based on race, gender, faith, national origin, sexual orientation or disability. Organizations that promote or support specific political ideologies, doctrines, candidates or issues. Altoona and the surrounding community has been a welcoming and encouraging partner, and Facebook is very pleased to call this area home. …

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