Boston is home to 884,000 square feet (SF) of commissioned data center space, representing 88 megawatts (MW) of commissioned power, according to market research from datacenterHawk.
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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.
Boston’s active startup ecosystem also creates demand for data center services. There are more than 1,800 startups in the Greater Boston area,
Cyxtera launches with a focus on secure infrastructure, bringing together next-generation security startups and a data center network spanning 2.6 million square feet of space and 3,500 customers.
Strong clusters of customers in higher education, biotechnology and the pharmaceutical sector drive demand for data center space in the Greater Boston market.
Luxembourg’s ETIX Everywhere is bringing its data center platform to America, seeking to replicate its success in bringing data centers to emerging markets seeking to become Smart Cities.
CyrusOne has pre-leased an entire 24-megawatt data center in San Antonio, the company said today. The 184,000 square foot facility was designed and built in just seven months.
CoreSite has signed a contract to acquire land to expand its growing campus in Santa Clara, Calif., allowing the data center developer to add capacity in one of the industry’s most important markets.
Investors are buying up regional data centers, as demand for Internet infrastructure extends beyond major markets to support edge computing. In the latest example, 365 Data Centers has been acquired by an investor group.
Green House Data continues to build its national footprint with the acquisition of Cirracore, an Atlanta-based infrastructure provider of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS).
Northern Virginia is the largest data center market in the United States, and the most active. Tax incentives for qualified data center facilities are helping to drive data center construction and growth.