Where are the data centers located? At least 12 significant Google data center installations are located in the United States. The largest known centers are located in The Dalles, Oregon; Atlanta, Georgia; Reston, Virginia; Lenoir, North Carolina; and Moncks Corner, South Carolina.
What do data centers actually do? What is a data center? Data centers are simply centralized locations where computing and networking equipment is concentrated for the purpose of collecting, storing, processing, distributing or allowing access to large amounts of data.
How much does a typical data center cost? The average yearly cost to operate a large data center ranges from $10 million to $25 million. A little less than half is spent on hardware, software, disaster recovery, continuous power supplies and networking. Another large portion goes toward ongoing maintenance of applications and infrastructure.
Where are Amazon data centres? Regions. Within these markets, Amazon Web Services (AWS) operates data centers in the following regions: US East (Ohio), US West (Oregon), US West (Northern California), and US East (Northern Virginia).