Apple Inc has been planning to introduce a new data centre in the Silicon Valley with the view of introducing latest servers and plenty additional storage capacity towards by the end of 2011, this is a move that has been visualized by many as a mark of expanding interest of the company in the Cloud.
Sources have informed that the new data centre, will be facilitated by a third party will be much smaller in size, as compared to the enormous iDataCenter located in North Carolina. And reportedly it is said that this new data centre will provide additional abilities to Apple as far as the company’s approaching cloud computing services, which includes streaming media and file storage facilities, are concerned.
The talks going around say that the Apple Inc has recently acquired the domain name iCloud.com for using it especially with these new services, In addition to it Apple signed a 7 year lease for 2.28 megawatts of critical power load in new data center, and this move was done in the month of April.
It is being built in Santa Clara, Calif. by DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT), he is one of the leading developers of the wholesale data centre space, a Data Centre Knowledge source claimed.
Adding to this, there is additional news that the Apple has filed new patents for some key technologies related to cloud computing.