The Seattle Times


Thursday, June 13, 2013

NSA's Utah warehouse: 1.5M square feet for data

NSA's Utah Data Center in Bluffdale, Utah. The nation's new billion-dollar epicenter for fighting global cyberthreats sits just south of Salt Lake City, tucked away on a National Guard base at the foot of snow-capped mountains. The long, squat buildings span 1.5 million square feet, and are filled with computers designed to store massive amounts of information gathered secretly from phone calls and emails.