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Apple to Double Size of NC Data Center for Cloud Storage?

Apple to Double Size of NC Data Center for Cloud Storage?

Posted October 22, 2010 at 11:14am by iClarified
Apple is reportedly considering doubling the size of it's upcoming North Carolina Data Center. John Paczkowski from Digital Daily suggests that this might be to provide high capacity cloud storage for devices like the MacBook Air.

This being Apple we’re talking about, that evolution is likely already well under way and perhaps–perhaps–being engineered at the company’s massive new North Carolina data center. With its 500,000 square feet of data center space (currently, sources tell me that Apple is considering doubling that) the facility has been built for something. And what better use to put it to than the cloud services that might completely eliminate the need for high-capacity hard drives and give the Air storage to match its performance characteristics.

"We believe it makes sense to have a cloud service linking Apple devices to personal photos, videos, games, music and other entertainment–eliminating the limitations and expenses of excess storage," writes Barclays analyst Ben Reitzes. "We believe such a service would only enhance the loyalty toward Apple and the benefits of using devices in its vertically integrated model."

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