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.
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.
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.
CyrusOne says it will build a data center campus in Santa Clara, California, bringing a new player into one of the nation’s most active markets.
Data center space in Silicon Valley is limited, which has prompted several companies to startd construction projects to bring additional capacity online.
Digital Realty is doubling down in the Windy City, confirming long-rumored plans for a major expansion adjacent to its huge 350 East Cermak data center campus in downtown Chicago.
Ashburn, Virginia is the Internet’s boom town. Ashburn is seeing an unprecedented level of data center construction, and more is in the pipeline with three new players likely to enter the Northern Virginia market.
Silicon Valley remains one of America’s busiest markets for data center space, and is home to nearly 2.6 million square feet of mission-critical space. Today we examine supply and demand in this key market, and what to expect over the coming year.