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10 Hyperscale Data Center Companies To Watch In 2021
From Amazon and Microsoft to Equinix and Nvidia, here are the 10 hyperscale data center companies you need to follow in 2021.
CEO: Mark Zuckerberg
The social media giant continues to expands its data center presence nationally to accommodate the skyrocketing amount of data being created on Facebook and its other social media platforms. Facebook has consistently been in the top five in terms of annual Capex spending on data centers.
Facebook is finishing the construction on the final phase of its giant Fort Worth, Texas, data center campus which includes approximately $1.5 billion in total investments. The company recently said it will build new data centers in Iowa, Chicago and a $800 million center just outside of Nashville, Tenn. Four more U.S.-based data center sites are also slated to be built in the future in Alabama, Georgia, Utah and Virginia.
Facebook is also betting heavily on videoconferencing as the COVID-19 pandemic has created a work-from-home corporate environment with significant enhancements and free video calling around Facebook Messenger.