6Sep

Facebook to set up $1b server farm in Singapore

Facebook said on Thursday it will contribute more than $1 billion to construct its first server farm in Asia in Singapore, slated to open in 2022. Facebook’s office will be situated in the west of the island, close where Google is extending its Singapore server farms in a $850 million venture as versatile development, online business and distributed computing request ascend over the area. “This will be our first server farm in Asia,” Thomas Furlong, Facebook’s VP of foundation server farms, said at a public interview with neighborhood experts in Singapore. He said the office was relied upon to open in 2022 relying upon the speed of development.

Facebook said in an announcement the 170,000 square meter office spoke to a speculation of more than S$1.4 billion ($1 billion) and would bolster several occupations. Facebook has various server farms in the United States and additionally Ireland and Sweden, and it is building an office in Denmark. “The server farm isn’t nation particular to where clients are found… it’s a dynamic procedure,” said Furlong.

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