CyrusOne’s $490 million acquisition of two facilities from Sentinel Data Centers highlights the growth opportunity in the Southeast, where low power costs have attracted investment in Internet infrastructure.
Insights: Data Center Site Selection
The latest trends in data center site selection and geography: where cloud computing facilities are being built and why, including the cost of power and tax incentives.
Colocation provider Cologix has been acquired by private equity firm Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners in a deal highlighting investor interest in interconnection services in regional markets.
A flurry of data center acquisitions in January highlight the industry’s growing focus on regional markets, aligning with our prediction that edge computing will create opportunities in second-tier cities in 2017.
As Northern Virginia sees a new surge in data center demand, officials in Loudoun County, Virginia have identified 43 new development sites to provide cloud builders with room to grow.
Colocation provider Central Colo has entered the Northern Virginia data center market, acquiring the Tyson Technology Center in Vienna from the Meridian Group for $96 million. The company has already installed its first new tenant.
As data center demand has accelerated in Northern Virginia, developer David Tolson of DBT-DATA has shifted his focus from powered shell buildings to marketing shovel-ready vacant land near Ashburn.
Compass Datacenters has new investors, highlighting the growing investor interest in edge computing and new data center capacity to support the Internet of Things.
Edge computing is evolving beyond caching, and will require more compute power and intelligence to manage the movement of data, say analysts, who predict this will create business opportunities for data center providers in 2017.
Colocation providers are building data centers at the sites where undersea fiber optic cables arrive in North America. It’s a new wrinkle in the evolution of edge computing.
The Dallas/Fort Worth region is poised for a data center building boom, with more than 200 megawatts of potential capacity in the pipeline. Read more in the Data Center Frontier Special Report on the Dallas Market.