Microsoft to build 160 acre data center in San Antonio


Fresh off its brand new data center in Europe, Microsoft reportedly just purchased 160 acres of land from the Texas Research & Technology Foundation in San Antonio, Texas to build a new data center.

Microsoft expects its data center to be one of the largest in the United States, housing around 8 buildings, and is planning to begin construction January of next year. The process should take about 5 years, while creating more than 900 jobs. Apparent the Texas Research & Technology Foundation plans to use the money to fund the development of more early-stage biotech companies in the Alamo City.