Google to invest another EUR 500 mln in Dutch data centre

Friday 16 March 2018 | 08:59 CET | News
Google plans to invest another EUR 500 million in its data centre in the north of the Netherlands. The investment in expansion follows an initial EUR 950 million commitment when the site in Eemshaven was first opened. The expansion will support growing Google services, such as Gmail, Maps and YouTube. 

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Companies: Google
Countries: Netherlands
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