Data Centers: Could the Cloud Derail A $300M Data Center?

Data Centers: Could the Cloud Derail A $300M Data Center?

The state of Washington’s decision to build a $300 million data center in Olympia is being challenged by legislators who say the state could save taxpayers money by using cloud computing services.

On Monday the State Finance Committee approved the sale of $300 million in bonds to fund the construction of a new data center and office complex for the Department of Information Services. Plans call for a 160,000 square foot data center with a 160,000 square feet of office space.

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By Rich Miller for Data Center Knowledge

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