World 5 biggest Data Centers Across the Globe
The technological interface has opened new doors of ease and sophistication for global businesses. SME’s to large companies, all have shifted their data to the cloud, and Yes! Cloud has made sure to serve all these businesses smartly. The growth in cloud computing is unstoppable and we all have witnessed the pace at which it is growing. With the increment in cloud-based businesses, cloud data storage requirement has also increased proportionately. This has ultimately resulted in the establishment of some really big data centers listed below.
Range International Information Group
The data center was established only a year back to sustain the business boom initiated and progressing rapidly in China. Over last two decades, China has witnessed series of activities in businesses, which led to the need for big data centers like Range. The data center has a capacity of around 6.3 million square feet.
The Switch data center at Las Vegas was leading the list of the biggest data center for quite some time. The center has a capacity of around 3.5 million square feet. The data center is still having an important place in switch diaries as they are planning for further expansions in around 2025.
DFT Data Center
The overhead photograph is a sight of one of the data centers by DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT). Presently, it occupies six such buildings which collectively serves around 1.6 million square feet for the data space. DFT is not having any plans for expansion as of now.
Utah Data Center
The data center is code named as, Bumblehive, the motive being, it is established solely for cybersecurity program. The data center is used for monitoring, strengthening and protecting the nation against any of the data theft. Currently, the data center is operating at full capacity, dealing with around 12 Exabytes of data and is spread over an area of 1.6 million square feet.
Microsoft Data Center
The big giant Microsoft has announced it’s another big data center back in 2014, and since then the data center work has been going on. The new data center has claimed to have a data space of around 1.2 million square feet. According to reports, Microsoft is planning to get the data plant in action around the year 2021 to 2025. The great thing of achievement is being a fact that Microsoft is already owning data space of around 4.1 million square feet.