Inside Details Of America’s 5 Largest Data Centers

Data centers are huge and power guzzlers! See what kind of pollution that these monsters can cause to your neighborhood! Greenpeace alleges, most data centers use dirty energy!

 

“Many companies treat their energy consumption a bit like the Coca-Cola secret formula, because they don’t want competitors knowing how much they spend on energy. Consumers want to know that when they upload a video or change their Facebook status that they are not contributing to global warming or future Fukushimas.” – Greenpeace

 

  1. Lakeside Technology Center – Has 50 Diesel backup generates which are fueled by multiple 30,000 gallon tanks of diesel fuel, in 1.1 Million Sq Ft area that can have up to 210000 serves, is the largest according to the below infograpic! The Lakeside Technology Centre is the second-largest power customer for Commonwealth Edison, trailing only Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. It is in Chicago, IL

  2. QTS Metro Data Center – Supported by 80 Mega Watts of Georgia sub station, also has 19 Diesel backup generators in 990,000 Sq Ft area in Atlanta, GA is the second largest. Also to note, it hosts Twitter, Global Payments Inc.!

  3. NAP of Americas – Over 750,00 Sq Ft area Data Center is in Miami, FL

  4. Microsoft Chicago Datacenter – Over 700,00 Sq Ft area Data Center that dedicatedly holds Microsoft services such as Bing, Hotmail, XBOX Live etc. It has potential to hold up to 300,000 servers!

  5. IO Phoenix – With over 538,000 Sq Ft. data center, with backup 24 Diesel generators is the 5th largest Data center in the US!

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