Data Centre

Apple Announces $1.3B Data Centre in Iowa, Completion in 2020

Yesterday news leaked Apple was set to build a new data centre in Waukee, Iowa, and this morning the company confirmed the plans with an official announcement. Apple says a new 400,000 square foot data centre will power North American customers and run on 100% renewable energy from the start. It will power Apple services...

Apple Acquires 200 Acres of Land in Prineville for $3.6 Million

Apple has just bought about 200 of acres of land in Prineville, Oregon for $3.6 million, according to Crook County Judge Michael McCabe speaking to The Bulletin. Actually, the land Apple acquired on Friday is adjacent to its Prineville facility, signalling plans for future expansion. The company has yet to disclose what plans it has for the...

Apple to Spend $1.9B Building Data Centres in Ireland and Denmark

Apple will invest €1.7 billion ($1.93 billion) to build and operate two data centres in Europe, the company announced today in a press release. In line with Apple's environmental policy, the data centres located in County Galway, Ireland, and Denmark's central Jutland will be powered by 100% renewable energy. The new centres will power Apple's...

Rogers Opens New Flagship Data Centre in Calgary

Today, Rogers announced the opening of their new flagship data centre in Calgary. The new facility will provide Canadians and international businesses with a certified data centre that has a significant presence in Western Canada. The new data centre, called ‘Calgary_DC3’, is 85,000 square feet and is the first Tier III certified data centre to...

Telus Opens $75 Million Cloud Computing Data Centre in Kamloops

This week, Canadian mobile carrier Telus announced the opening of its cloud data centre in Kamloops, British Columbia. The company said that the main purpose of the data centre will be to serve as the foundation of its enterprise cloud services in the region. The CA$75 million data centre, built to Leadership in Energy &...