Apple said at its shareholders meeting today that it will use its new $1 billion data center in Maiden, N.C. to support the company's iTunes and MobileMe services, according to a report on the website AppleInsider.
Apple first announced plans in 2009 to build a data center in Maiden, about 40 miles northwest of Charlotte.
There has been wide speculation that the facility could be used to support a cloud-based version of iTunes.
Cloud computing is where a company stores data itself and allows customers to access it remotely from anywhere via the Internet.
Apple also said at its shareholder meeting that the Maiden facility will be the company's second data center after one located in Newark, Calif., according to AppleInsider's report.
To read AppleInsider's report go here.