Rich Miller: Google Eases Spending on Data Centers

Google spent $680 million on its data center infrastructure in the third quarter of 2011, a decline from recent quarters. The slight decrease in infrastructure investment is likely tied to the completion of two of the company’s data center projects. Google has just completed the first phase of its data center in Pryor, Oklahoma and also brought online its new facility in Hamina, Finland.

A capital expenditure is an investment in a long-term asset, typically physical assets such as buildings or machinery.

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Alex Carroll

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Alex, co-owner, is responsible for all real estate, construction and mission critical facilities: hardened buildings, power systems, cooling systems, fire suppression, and environmentals. Alex also manages relationships with the telecommunications providers and has an extensive background in IT infrastructure support, database administration and software design and development. Alex architected Lifeline’s proprietary GRCA system and is hands-on every day in the data center.