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Odense, Denmark, will be the site of Facebook’s eighth data center and its third one in Europe. Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement in a Facebook post Thursday (embedded below): We just announced that we’re building our eighth data center–and our third in Europe–in Odense, Denmark.
… What do Facebook and Hans Christian Andersen have in common? According to reports, the answer may be Odense, Denmark. Danish news site Fynes.dk reported that Facebook has been quietly working since December 2014 to buy a 500,000-square-meter plot in the Tietgenbyen commercial area of the city, which is also the author’s birthplace…