The powers that be in Cupertino, California sure love the East Coast. In particular, North Carolina is a favorite destination for the iDevice maker when it comes time to build new facilities.
This week, the blogosphere was buzzing with talk surrounding Apple's apparent decision to create a friendly neighbor for its sprawling data center in Maiden, North Carolina. On the drawing board for Apple is a second facility in that general location that will serve as a "tactical" center of sorts for the tech giant.
Local reporters in North Carolina recently uncovered the plans, which call for a new, smaller data center on its Maiden campus. It is believed that the add-on in question will complete the company's total vision for the Maiden property.
According to Apple’s design plans on file with Catawba County, the new 21,030-square-foot data center, also referred to as a “tactical” data center, will store clusters of servers. Permits filed with the county list the cost of the new 11-room data center at $1,885,129.
Source: Winston Salem Journal