Facebook to build first European data centre in Sweden

Facebook to build first European data centre in Sweden


Facebook serves more than 750 million active users every month around the globe. With more than half of the load coming from outside the US, Facebook engineers are challenged daily to offer instant access to status updates, photo and video uploads, mobile users, games and more.

To tackler this, Facebook announced the building of a new data centre in Lulea, Sweden. Located in the northern part of Sweden, just 60 miles from Arctic Circle, the new facility is designed to take advantage of t...


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