Final part of GigaOm's NC data center features behind the scenes story of Apple's iCloud Data Center

GigaOm's Katie Fehrenbacher finishes her 4 part series with a behind the scenes story on Apple's iCloud data center.

The story behind how Apple’s iCloud data center got built

This article is the fourth in a four-part series that we’re publishing this week.

Apple’s new $1 billion data center — one of the highest-profile new data centers in the world — has put the town of Maiden, North Carolina (population: just over 3,000) on the tech map. But it almost didn’t get built.