Phoenix is home to nearly 2 million square feet of data center space, and nearly every major hyperscale platform and wholesale data center developer has lined up land for future capacity. A DCF special report looks at what lies ahead for this important market.
Iron Mountain has signed two leases totaling 6 megawatts of capacity at its newest data center in Phoenix, continuing its leasing success in the key regional data center market.
Data center provider Cologix has added its first major presence on the U.S. West Coast, acquiring a data center campus in Santa Clara, Calif. from vXchnge.
IT agency UPSTACK has received a $50 million investment from private equity firm Berkshire Partners. The funding reflects investor interest in the business of procuring cloud and colocation services.
Iron Mountain will begin tracking the hourly renewable content of the energy used in several of its data centers, reflecting the growing enterprise interest in the sustainability of their IT supply chain.
NTT Global Data Centers Americas has opened its SV1 data center in Santa Clara, which is the company’s first presence in the supply-constrained Silicon Valley market. The facility features a base isolation system to provide advanced protection against earthquakes.
NVIDIA is entering the CPU market with an Arm-based processor that will be tightly integrated with its next-generation GPUs. The Grace CPU seeks to bring new levels of power and efficiency to massive AI workloads, and offer a high-end alternative to Intel x86 CPUs.
A foiled plot to attack a data center in Virginia underscores the evolving landscape for data center security. Conspiracies create new risks, but modern data centers remain among the best protected buildings in the world.
An emergency generator caught fire at a data center in Ogden, Utah, causing the full shutdown of the data center and lengthy outages for customers. The incident at WebNX follows a more serious fire that destroyed an entire OVH data center in France.
Microsoft has begun using immersion-cooled servers in production, the company said this week. The announcement is a meaningful milestone for adoption of two-phase immersion, which promises major gains in density and efficiency.