14 Sep First look at Amazon's Oregon data center
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Amazon.com has confirmed that a major data center under construction on the Columbia River in Oregon belongs to the company. Work at the site, however, has quietly come to a halt.
Until now, Amazon’s involvement in the data center project at the Port of Morrow, a 9,000-acre industrial complex in Boardman, Ore., has been largely a matter of speculation. The company listed as the data center’s owner is Vadata Inc., an obscure company without even a Web site. Recently, after an investigation by InformationWeek, Amazon confirmed that Vadata is a legal entity of Amazon, lifting some of the mystery around Vadata and establishing Amazon’s involvement in the new data center.
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