April 05, 2012, 8:02 PM —
Check out these stats and facts from the biggest, greenest, safest and strangest data centers.
The Big Ones
There are quite a few BIG data centers these days, ranging from 900,000 square feet or more. For perspective, 900,000 square feet is equal to the playing area of 15 football fields. Of course, it’s important to note that while some of these facilities are that big or bigger, not all of that space is currently being used.
Tulip Data Center in Bangalore, India (Developers: Tulip Telecom Ltd. and IBM)
900,000 square foot data center space available
four tower building
100 megawatts of power
750,000 square feet housing up to 19,000 racks available