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.
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 (GOOG) said on Thursday that it is spending $300 million on a data center in Hong Kong. This will be Google’s first company-built data center in the Asia-Pacific region. Read More
Google has gained approvals to build an additional structure on its data center campus at The Dalles, Oregon, where it plans to build a 15,000 square foot “data storage warehouse,” according to local media. Read More
Google spent $680 million on its data center infrastructure in the third quarter of 2011, a decline from recent quarters. The company wrapped up two majro data center construction projects. Read More
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 has begun operations at its new data center in Pryor, Oklahoma, and plans to add a second building at the site to add additional compute capacity as well as amenities for staff. Read More
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
As part of its new initiative on discussing its energy usage, Google has put together a video that provides an overview of its Power Purchase Agreementsand how renewable energy fits into its data center strategy Read More
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.