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image thumb18 Apple’s Data Centers Aren’t Green Says Greenpeace

As much as Apple wins all the press coverage with praise, etc it is essential that some people show its ugly side. Greenpeace release a technology report titled How Dirty Is You Data? Apple is placed last in the list of companies mentioned in the report. Something to slice Apple with. Read More »

image thumb71 Enough Of Wholesale Data Centers! Facebook Will Its Own Data Centers

There is nothing better than having your own storage facility for the bulk of data you have. Facebook for one has that and not to forget a very valuable bulk of it. The company is making the  right move as it plans to have their very own data centers instead of leasing them from third parties. Talk about growing independent, rapidly, isn’t Facebook pushing past firms that helped it get to this other than the users?

While that might sound very true and worrying at the same time for some [Microsoft ads booted from Facebook outside US]. But the news in my opinion is all good given all that storage will now be the headache of Facebook solely and we will know exactly who to look at if something leaks out. The social network continues to get closer to the 400 million user mark and with cash flowing in from the investors globally, a company owned data center sounds pretty reasonable. We aren’t sure about the identity of this new company that will boast of being the first Facebook owned Data Center, the servers there are bound to have a newer and possibly a better method of distributing and consuming power.

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