The Dallas/Fort Worth region is one of the largest and most active data center markets in the United States. It is currently poised for a data center building boom, with more than 200 megawatts of potential capacity in the pipeline. Download this report to understand the Dallas data center market characteristics, trends and major players in the region.
When you think of the leading data center markets in the country a few cities and states immediately come to mind: New Jersey, Northern Virginia, Santa Clara California, Dallas, Texas, Jackson, Mississippi… While the capital city of the Magnolia state may seem more likely to conjure visions of mint juleps rather than rows of racks and servers, that won’t always be the case if the state’s governmental leaders have their way. Although we may never refer to the area as the “Silicon Delta”, the efforts of states like Mississippi reflect the desire of many non-traditional locales to welcome the data center industry with open arms. The packages of economic incentives available, and under consideration, by a number of state and local governments provide new opportunities to many businesses outside of the traditional major data center markets.
The Chicago data center market appears poised for growth. Leasing was strong during 2015, with net absorption of 27 MW of capacity. This robust leasing has prompted new construction, with up to 200 MW of additional capacity planned for coming years. There are several new players entering the Chicago market, while incumbent providers are adding space to accommodate future demand.
Every day, government agencies struggle to meet critical cost controls with lower operational expenses while fulfilling the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative’s (FDCCI) goal. All too often they are finding themselves constrained by their legacy in-house data centers and connectivity solutions that fail to deliver exceptional data center reliability and uptime.
The primary focus of any data center is the critical applications that form an enterprise business and operational core—its commercial and technical heart. Last-generation facilities, which were often designed using traditional methods created during the mainframe era, simply aren’t capable of handling the requirements of today’s business- critical applications. Additionally, deploying a data center with inadequate or inappropriate resources, or placing the facility in the wrong location, can negatively impact application performance and, in turn, enterprise success.
Silicon Valley is one of largest and most important data center markets in the U.S. Rich Miller, Editor in Chief of Data Center Frontier, teaming up with datacenterHawk have created this free comprehensive guide to help you find the best space and partners in the Silicon Valley Data Center Market. Download it today.
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A recent survey of 200 data center managers across the US and UK reveals that a large proportion of centers take a manual approach to planning and forecasting. Download this white paper to learn more.