Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Google to Build European Datacenter in Belgium


Google announced today [27 April 2007] that it will invest 250 million euros in a new data center in Baudour near Mons in Belgium. The datacenter will have a surface of 85 hectares (0.85 square kilometers) and is close to a channel, which is convenient for cooling purposes. Fiber is already present in the neighbourhood.

Google's Peter Fleischer is saying that the new datacenter will bring Google a few milliseconds closer to European users.

More here.


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