Google Spent $951 Million on Data Centers in 4Q

Google invested nearly a billion dollars in its Internet infrastructure in the last quarter of 2011, recording capital expenditures (CapEx) of $951 million. The increase is likely tied to a significant expansion of the company’s global data center network.
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Google: Our Data Centers Are Good Neighbors

Google data center cooling plant

Google said today that all its company-built data centers in the United States have earned independent certifications for environmental impact and workplace safety, reflecting its commitment to maintaining the highest standards for its data center operations. Read More

Google to Build Major New Data Center in Dublin

Google will build a major new data center in Dublin, Ireland, the latest signal that the search giant is rapidly expanding its global Internet infrastructure to support growth. The $100 million facility also solidifies Dublin’s status as a major cloud computing hub. Read More

Google to Build Three Data Centers in Asia

Google today announced a major expansion of its Internet infrastructure in Asia, saying it will build new data centers in Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong. The company will invest $100 million in each of the facilities. Read More

Google’s Energy Story: High Efficiency, Huge Scale

Google used about 2.26 million megawatt hours of electricity to run its operations in 2010, generating a carbon footprint of 1.46 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, the company said today in its most thorough disclosure yet of its impact on the power grid and the environment.
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