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April 20, 2012

Facebook Data Center marks Forest City Opening

Facebook Data Center Marks Forest City Opening
CBS Local - ‎Apr 21, 2012‎

An employee walks past servers in one of four server rooms at the new Facebook Data Center on April 19, 2012 in Forest City, North Carolina. (Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt / Getty Images) FOREST CITY, NC (AP) — Facebook is updating the status of its ...


 
Facebook has built a new data centre in Forest City, North Carolina, the company reported earlier today. According to the posting, the facility is the most energy efficient among the host of data centres it owns and operates.


Engadget - ‎Apr 21, 2012‎

By Billy Steele posted Apr 21st 2012 3:05AM Since breaking ground in Western North Carolina some 16 months ago, Facebook has been running at full speed to get its newest data center online. This week, Zuckerberg & Co. flipped the switch.


NC Facebook Data Center Officially Goes Online
DailyTech - ‎Apr 20, 2012‎
 
Facebook announced yesterday that its new North Carolina data center is up and running after 16 months of development. The Facebook data center is located in Forest City, North Carolina, and will serve live user traffic.


Facebook opens half of new datacenter in Forest City, NC
TweakTown (blog) - ‎Apr 20, 2012‎
 
With construction completed on Facebook's new datacenter in Forest City, NC, Facebook has flipped the switch in one of the buildings and now it is serving Facebook traffic. The new datacenter broke ground in November 2010 and should be fully ...


Facebook Opens North Carolina Data Center
IEEE Spectrum - ‎Apr 20, 2012‎
 
For an article I wrote a year ago, I interviewed Tom Furlong, director of site operations for Facebook's data centers, along with Jay Park, the company's director of data-center design and construction. We met in a construction trailer at the site of ...


The Verge - ‎Apr 20, 2012‎

By Jamie Keene on April 20, 2012 01:32 pm 24Comments Your statuses, photos, pokes, and likes might now now be served up from North Carolina, as Facebook's data center in Forest City is now online. It's taken 16 months since construction began to get to ...


CNET - ‎Apr 20, 2012‎

Social-networking giant opens its second green facility for storing online data for its 845 million users. by Elinor Mills April 20, 2012 3:00 PM PDT Follow @elinormills Last year, Facebook executives discussed their green data center plans with ...


GigaOM - ‎Apr 20, 2012‎

By Om Malik Apr. 20, 2012, 12:10pm PT 4 Comments I often get asked the question of what Facebook will do with the ginormous amount of money it will raise as part of its forthcoming initial public offering that will value the company in excess of $100 ...


TheHostingNews.com (press release) - ‎Apr 20, 2012‎

(The Hosting News) – Big news for Facebook and it occurs not long after the company announced its intent to buy photo app Instagram just earlier this month. On Thursday, the social networking giant said its Forest City, North Carolina data center was ...


Mountain Xpress - ‎Apr 20, 2012‎

By Margaret Williams on 04/20/2012 10:35 AM Facebook's Forest City Data Center celebrated its grand opening in Rutherford County on Thursday, after completing the site's first building and beginning to serve user traffic from the facility.


Ubergizmo - ‎Apr 20, 2012‎

By Pradeep Chandrasekaran on 04/20/2012 06:51 PDT Facebook's new Data Center in North Carolina has now gone live and is online. The company's custom internet infrastructure has begun serving life traffic as off Thursday. The alleged server farm will...


News & Observer - ‎Apr 20, 2012‎

By David Bracken - dbracken@newsobserver.com Facebook held a grand opening for its new data center in Rutherford County on Thursday. It's the first of three buildings the company expects to build at its site in Forest City, about 75 miles west of ...


WCNC - ‎Apr 19, 2012‎

by AP FOREST CITY, NC -- Facebook is updating the status of its data center in Rutherford County. Officials from the social networking website joined lawmakers and other North Carolina officials Thursday in the grand opening of its Forest City data ...


Gaston Gazette - ‎Apr 19, 2012‎

FOREST CITY — It was 18 months ago that Facebook announced plans to bring a data center to Rutherford County. On Thursday, the company celebrated the grand opening of the facility, which now employs 60 full-time workers. That number is an increase from ...


ZDNet (blog) - ‎Apr 19, 2012‎

By Emil Protalinski | April 19, 2012, 3:49pm PDT Summary: Facebook has opened its second US data center, in Forest City, North Carolina. The first one is in Prineville, Oregon. Both are touted by the company as among the most energy efficient in the ...


AllFacebook - ‎Apr 19, 2012‎

The $450 million data center now hosts live traffic on servers that Facebook has open sourced. The facilities include an air system that Facebook also designed with partners in the Open Compute Project announced a year ago. Already, Facebook is scaling ...


DatacenterDynamics - ‎Apr 19, 2012‎

Facebook has brought online its second self-build and self-operated data center. The company announced the launch of the facility in Forest City, North Carolina, on Thursday, or 16 months after breaking ground at the site. The data center is the first ...


The Next Web (blog) - ‎Apr 19, 2012‎

Here's the news: Facebooks's big North Carolina data center is now “online and serving live user traffic.” It has been some time since we first wrote about this endeavour, so let's get to the brass tacks: North Carolina is about to get a strong taste ...


News Channel 7 - ‎Apr 19, 2012‎

Facebook officials are celebrating the grand opening of a new multi-million dollar data center in western North Carolina Thursday. Facebook officials are celebrating the grand opening of a new multi-million dollar data center in western North Carolina ...