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With the continual growth of data-rich applications, hyperscale data centers have been put under enormous strain. Network traffic has increased significantly within the data center, causing architects to search for new ways to achieve higher data rates and throughput.
In 2009, Facebook set out to optimize its data centers to better handle consumer demand as its platform grew in popularity. The company assembled a small team to create the world’s most efficient data center, and that team was able to increase energy efficiency by 38% while cutting operating costs by 24%.