Facebook Shares Tech Secrets In ‘Open Compute Project’

Facebook Shares Tech Secrets In ‘Open Compute Project’

The social network giant hopes to increase collaboration and make the Internet more energy-efficient.

Emma Hutchings
  • 8 april 2011

Facebook is sharing information about its new data center in an initiative to improve collaboration and computer efficiency across the industry. It’s new data center in Prineville, Oregon, which covers 147,000 square feet, is the result of it’s goal to build one of the most efficient computing infrastructures at the lowest possible cost. It is 38% more efficient and 24% less expensive to build and run than other data centers.

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