The digital arm of the Malaysian energy company Petronas, Petronas Digital, has inked a contract with Microsoft to develop a high-performance computing (HPC) artificial intelligence (AI) infrastructure platform. The organization will use the platform to perform AI and machine learning to look ...
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.