Facebook Plans to Establish a Cloud Data Center in Taiwan | CENS.com – The Taiwan Economic News. Obviously the off-shore location and Taiwan hardware sourcing is a sore point for a U.S. economy that is struggling. The commodity nature of cloud data center servers makes the plan sound from a business standpoint. Anyway, Facebook is a global social media player with more than 750M users. The strategic location of their resources in various parts of the globe strengthens their position and reduces risk.