Everything You Wanted to Know about Google Data Centers


Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during Google I/O 2016 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre on May 19, 2016 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google is hard at work expanding its global data center empire. Spurred by the company’s increased focus on growing its enterprise cloud business, its data center team is busier than ever. The company’s executives recently shared at a conference that it spent $10 billion per year over the last three years in capital, mostly on data centers.

Wondering where and how Google is spending that money? Want to know how many Google data centers there are, how big they are, or what they look like? Care to know how Google thinks about its data center strategy? In our Google data center FAQ, we take our best shot at answering those and many other questions.

Here it is, our newly updated Google Data Center FAQ, where you’ll find everything you ever wanted to know (and didn’t) about Google data centers but were afraid to ask:

Google Data Center FAQ and Locations

Also check out our Facebook data center FAQ.

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San Francisco-based business and technology journalist. Editor in chief at Data Center Knowledge, covering the global data center industry.


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