New Numbers: Who Has the Most Web Servers?

Akamai  operates more than 127,000 servers around the globe. (Photo: Akamai)

A look inside the network operating center for Akamai Technologies, which operates more than 127,000 servers around the globe. (Photo: Akamai)

In light of Steve Ballmer’s confirmation that Microsoft has more than 1 million servers, we’ve updated our list of Who Has The Most Web Servers? to reflect the official Microsoft number. The updated list also features new totals from Facebook, OVH, Akamai, Rackspace and eBay. Check out the updated Who Has The Most Web Servers. The list includes companies that have publicly confirmed their server counts, with a separate section to discuss those that don’t disclose the data, but are likely large enough to merit discussion.

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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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