October 15, 2010, 3:18 PM — The $757 million Google spent on three data centers in the quarter ended Sept. 30 was the second-highest quarterly data-center-building rush in the company's history and a 60 percent increase compared to the same quarter a year ago. No. 2 was the first quarter of 2008, with $842 million.
That is, remember, per quarter.
Is there a way to boost your IT budget by percentages like that, or even catching on to Eric Schmidt's coattails a bit?
Try googling it.