Data center rack density is trending higher, prompted by growing adoption of powerful hardware to support artificial intelligence applications. Some industry observers see a growing opportunity for specialists in high-density hosting.
Aligned Energy has received a strategic investment from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners (MIP), which will provide “significant” additional capital to support the company’s growth, including expansion into new markets.
Telecom consultant ACA International has announced plans to invest $52 million to open a 130,000-square-foot data center in Virginia Beach, helping build momentum for the city’s cable landing station as a data center hub.
A proposal to triple a key tax rate for data centers in Prince William County in Northern Virginia appears headed for defeat after failing to gain the needed support from county supervisors.
Power pricing is a meaningful competitive factor in Silicon Valley, and is one reason that Santa Clara has emerged as the prime location for data centers, according to a new Data Center Frontier special report.
To meet demand for its pre-loaded server racks, Supermicro has opened a new integration facility in San Jose that uses robotics to move racks of servers.
Integrating optical network connections directly onto chips could be critical to the future of hyperscale data centers as network speeds advance. We look at efforts to develop technology and standards for on-board optics.
With a vacancy rate of just 7.8 percent, large data center footprints are limited in Silicon Valley, according to a new Data Center Frontier special report. As we enter 2018, activity in Silicon Valley will be guided by providers’ ability to add capacity and acquire additional land.
Dominion Virginia Power and several community groups have reached an agreement that clears the way for new power lines to support a data center project in Haymarket, Virginia, ending a long-running dispute.
DartPoints was an early mover in edge computing, launching back in 2012. The company is in growth mode, with new modular data center deployments at telecom towers and universities.