Facebook plans third data center

Facebook plans third data center

Facebook has filed plans for a third data center in Prineville, a smaller facility of about 62,000 square feet.

A company spokesman said a construction timetable will depend on business.

Facebook and other tech giants such as Apple, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Dell and Yahoo have been part of a data center boom in Central Oregon and along the Columbia River, where electricity is relatively cheap. A moderate climate and tax breaks are also attractions.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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