The new data center in the Dutch island territory in the southern Caribbean Sea is being constructed by the Unique Infrastructure Group (UIG), a company that works almost exclusively with the Cupertino-based iCloud service provider. UIG took over the facility after the original company behind it went bankrupt.
Like many data-intensive companies based in the U.S., Apple has its data centers established chiefly stateside. But it has begun expanding them with facilities abroad.
Earlier this year, it was reported that Apple was planning to set up a new data center in the Netherlands for its European customers, said to be located in the Dutch seaport of Eemshaven.
And just yesterday, Apple announced that it had added the state-run China Telecom to its list of data center providers to increase bandwidth and improve performance for its customers in mainland China.
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