Google officials told us most the work done at the data center here will serve the southeast region of the united states. It is not immediately clear when NCLAT plans to hear Google's appeal, but a verdict in favor of CCI can have wide-ranging implications as far as online competition is concerned. The project was formally announced on June 24, 2015.
Google said the data center in Bridgeport will be a hub for Internet traffic, fitting into a network that keeps the company's search engine and its other Internet-based products functioning around the clock.
Google announced in February that it was opening or expanding offices and data centers in 14 US states. "Jackson County and Alabama are now going to be home to some of the most advanced technology on the planet".
When these new projects become operational in 2019 and 2020, participating customers like us will be able to substitute a portion of our electricity bill with a fixed price matched to the production of renewable energy generated.
"Our mission at Google has always been to make the world's information universally accessible", said Brenda Standridge, Hardware Operations Manager and Site Lead. We need to put trailer parks put up for the construction workers like that. Schools $100,000 to boost their stem programs. "Hopefully, it will help with jobs", said Jackson County Schools Superintendent Kevin Dukes.
Governor Ivey highlights Alabama's business-friendly policies as a strong draw for the corporation.
Construction work has begun on the site of Google's $600 million Alabama data center.
Remember Android Auto's display-related issue, wherein while using the Google Maps app, the in-car infotainment system started throwing a pixelated view (images below) on the head unit? "We're so glad that when Google made a decision to search for a place to put a data center that they found Alabama". But now, Google will be at the top of the search, as the multi-billion dollar company builds its newest data center in the town of just 23-hundred people.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey speaks at the groundbreaking. The company said the center will create between 75 and 100 highly technical jobs, with potential for growth in the future.
Google also said its Jackson County data center will feature state-of-the-art energy efficiency. Google's data centers are 50 percent more energy efficient than the industry standard.
Bridgeport Mayor David Hughes said Google's decision to locate in Jackson County should transform the Bridgeport area.
"Bridgeport is just the flawless balance of land, power, water and a great community for the workforce", said Brenda Standridge, Google's Alabama project manager. "Having Google in our community will bring us great jobs and offer real opportunities for our young people".