Report: Apple Has Spent $750M on iDataCenter

When Apple announced its plans for a huge data center in North Carolina, the company said it intended to spend $1 billion on the facility in the next nine years. The timetable used a timetable included in a package of economic development incentives that helped sway Apple’s decision to build in Maiden, N.C. instead of a rival site in Virginia. But rather than spreading that spending over a full 10 years, it appears that Apple may have already spent a huge chunk of that total investment goal. A new analysis by 9to5mac suggests that Apple has already spent as much as $750 million on the iDataCenter. Read the full account at 9to5mac.

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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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