Microsoft has announced that it will launch its Qatar Azure cloud region in two weeks. The general manager of Microsoft Qatar, Lana Khalaf, made this known at the launch of new offices in Doha, Qatar. He said: “In the coming two weeks we will be launching the region globally, but definitely th...
Company: Microsoft Azure
Metro: Chicago: Suburban
Country: United States
Region: North America
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The cost to develop the 707,244-square-foot data center was approximately $500 million and is located Northlake, Illinois, outside of Chicago.
The Microsoft facility is more than 15 acres located in direct proximity to a city water pumping station, adjacent Interstate and rail lines that provides fiber optic bandwidth, and its own on-site electric substation. There are three 66 MVA electrical substations that provide a total of 198 megawatts of power.
The facility was built in two phases. Phase1 was 396,695 sqft, and phase2 was 310,549 sqft.