To service Windows Live and Microsoft Online Services, you have to build a global infrastructure. A part of this story is building datacenters, and the San Antonio data center is the next part of the story. Consider a few facts of this effort:

 

 

Here is how the local press covered the San Antonio opening:

· San Antonio Business Journal: Microsoft finishes $550 million data center in San Antonio (staff, 9/18)

· San Antonio Express-News: Microsoft data center goes live today (Laura Lorek, 9/22)

· San Antonio Express-News: ‘Nerve center' gets to work (Laura Lorek, 9/23)

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· Cnet: Microsoft opens San Antonio data center (Ina Fried, 9/22)

· Data Center Knowledge: Microsoft Makes San Antonio “A Force” (Rich Miller, 9/22)

· InformationWeek: Microsoft Opens $550 Million Data Center In San Antonio (J. Nicholas Hoover, 9/22)

· IT Business Edge: Microsoft Opens ‘Green’ Data Center in Texas (Susan Hall, 9/23)

· Web Host Industry News: Microsoft Opens $550m Data Center (David Hamilton, 9/22)

· Data Center Knowledge: Microsoft To Use Solar Panels in New Data Center (Rich Miller, 9/24)

Blogs

San Antonio Express News: Microsoft’s Ribbon Cutting Monday

WOAI-AM: Microsoft Opens SA Tech Center Today

IT Business Edge: Microsoft Opens ‘Green’ Data Center in Texas
D' Technology Weblog: Microsoft San Antonio, Texas Data Center

WordPress.com: Microsoft Press Coverage (San Antonio)

Digital Cave Tech Hermit: Birth of the Information Utility

Terry Singh (Netherlands): Microsoft's San Antonio Data Center goes live!

Topix: Microsoft Opens Data Center in San Antonio