Data Center: Google’s Data Center Spending Soars

Data Center: Google’s Data Center Spending Soars

by Rich Miller for Data Center Knowledge

Google’s data center spending soared in the third quarter of 2010, as the company reported capital expenditures of $757 million, the second-highest quarterly total in the company’s history. The only precedent for these spending levels is the first quarter of 2008, when Google (GOOG) was building three major data center projects in the U.S.

Google throttled back its capital spending after the economic meltdown gripped Wall Street in the third quarter of 2008. In 2009 the company’s quarterly CapEx spending ranged between $139 million and $263 per quarter. Google’s data center investment began to rise in the second quarter, when it spend $476 million on infrastructure.

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