Update: Who Has the Most Servers

A look inside one of the data centers operated by 1&1 Internet, which has just announced a cloud computing offering.

This week’s completion of the merger between SoftLayer and The Planet has created a new hosting colossus. It’s also reordered the top of our list of Who Has The Most Web Servers?, where the new SoftLayer now sits in third place. It’s one of five companies that publicly disclose their server counts and have at least 70,000 servers. The updated list also features new totals from OVH, Akamai, Rackspace and Facebook. Check out the updated Who Has The Most Web Servers.

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About the Author

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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