The Wikimedia Foundation plans to build a new data center in the coming year to improve its site availability, the group revealed in its business plan for 2010-2011.
And it seems the data center is overdue. The foundation’s primary Internet property, Wikipedia, suffered an outage on July 4 which shut the site’s server down for about an hour. The foundation later reported that the outage was due to a power failure at its Florida data center.
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