Every day huge amount of data gets added to the internet and to store the data that is been added, companies make use of large data centers.
In fact, a large data center consumes the electricity that can lighten up a small town. Generally, a large data center will be filled with more than 1,000 servers.
These data centers are really massive and a large number of network administrators are employed by the companies to find out the flaws within the data centers and ensure that they run safely.
There are thousands of data centers across the world, but it’s quite interesting to know which the largest ones on the planet are. In case of a data center, the size does matters because larger the data center is more the data it can store or save.
Follow the infographic to get brief information about data centers maintained by globally recognized companies such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon.com.
It is one of the largest data center built in an area of 1.1 million sq ft. It stores data related to telecom industry and it requires more than 8.5 million gallons of cooling fluid to function properly.
Google has data centers in 13 different locations across the globe and it maintains over 900,000 servers.
Over 0.01% of the world’s total power or energy is utilized by the Google’s data centers.
It is estimated that Amazon maintains 450,000 servers in 7 different locations around the world.
The company has spent a whopping amount of $86 million on servers and the entire Amazon servers store about nearly 40 billion objects.