Facebook Data Center coming to Columbus

August 18, 2017
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Facebook announced on Tuesday, August 15, that it will spend $750 million on a new data center in New Albany, Ohio. This center will open in 2019 and is expected to employ 100 people to start. The company was attacted to the central Ohio location because of its "fiber and power infrastructure, government support, livability and the availability of high-tech talent". Read more in this StarTribune news article: New Facebook data center a boost to Ohio's technology sector.