Wholesale data center leasing doubled during 2018, spurred by a proliferation of huge hyperscale deals. That rapid pace of growth is testing the industry’s supply chain and construction staffing.
Google is purchasing 413 megawatts of solar power from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), spanning 1.6 million solar panels, to power its new data centers in Tennessee and Alabama.
Compass EdgePoint is targeting network performance as a growth opportunity in its edge computing business, seeking to support data flows from industrial IoT applications.
STACK Infrastructure has launched a new brand and data center platform play, with the backing of IPI Data Center Partners and assets acquired from Infomart and T5 Data Centers.
Data center developer EdgeCore Internet Real Estate is entering the Santa Clara market, where it plans to create a campus featuring 550,000 SF of data centers and 80 megawatts of capacity.
Compass Datacenters has quietly acquired more than 200 acres of land in Goodyear, Arizona, where it has capacity to build up to 350 megawatts of data center capacity.
Evoque Data Center Solutions is a new colocation player formed through the purchase of 31 data centers from AT&T. Evoque is backed by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, which has hired a team of industry veterans led by CEO Tim Caulfield.
Vantage Data Centers has acquired land in the Greater Phoenix area to build a hyperscale data center campus, the latest step in an ambitious expansion which has kicked into high gear in recent weeks.
Data center provider Element Critical is expanding into the Chicago market with the acquisition of two data centers in suburban Wood Dale, Illinois.
At Data Center Frontier, we see eight themes that will shape the data center business in 2019. Scale gets even more hyper, staffing challenges emerge, and market niches proliferate.