Google data center expansion will cost $600M

Google data center expansion will cost $600M

Google is starting work right away on a $600 million expansion of its The Dalles data center.

Google built its first corporate data center in The Dalles in 2006 and the company said today that it has invested $600 million in the site to date. The expansion will bring its total investment to $1.2 billion over the next several years.

The company has 80 employees in The Dalles, plus 70 contractors working on food service, security and in various technical roles.

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