It's hard to miss the signs of confidence in recent investments by major technology companies, including tech titans Google (GOOG), Apple (AAPL) , HP (HPQ) and Intel (INTC).
Apple has entered into hiring mode for its data center in Maiden, North Carolina. The company has posted job listings for at least 13 positions at the huge new facility.
Is the Apple iPad tablet the hot new player in the colocation game? Or is there mischief afoot at iPadColo.net?
How big is Apple's new iDataCenter in Maiden, North Carolina? It's plenty big, as illustrated by this aerial video of the 500,000 square foot facility.
Reports of Apple's "Secret Cloud Strategy" aren't such a secret to data center watchers. Apple is already busy building its ginormous cloud data center in Maiden, North Carolina. Here's more background on the iDataCenter.