The Omaha, Nebraska, metropolitan area is again going to be reminded of the importance of network switch racks. Already the location to many data base centers as it is, this midwestern city found out this month that Facebook will be building a new data center in Papillion, a suburb just a short drive from Omaha, the largest city in the state of Nebraska.
And while the initial construction and implementation will include a 146-acre campus with two 450,000-square-foot buildings. Additionally, a 70,000-square-foot administrative building will make up part of Facebook’s ninth worlwide data center, the sixth in the U.S. If all goes as planned, the major co