Legislation making qualified data center facilities exempt from Virginia’s sales and use taxes went into effect in 2009. To qualify, data center providers must spend at least $150 million and create between 25-50 new jobs in the area. Those tax breaks have since been extended through 2035. A new Data Center Frontier report explores the business environment and the positive trends spurred by Northern Virginia data center tax incentives.
Data Center Frontier’s December job spotlight for the last month of 2018 features a new Data Center Construction Superintendent position located in Sunnyvale, Calif. The selection of highlighted jobs for this month, chosen from the Data Center Frontier Data Center Jobs Board, also features positions in Northern Virginia, Texas, New York, and Chicago.
Frontier Spotlight November 2018 covers the latest movement in the Northern Virginia data center market, as well as closer looks at the economics of vertical data center design and Microsoft’s undersea data center.
The past year has been an extremely active period for data center construction, as well as real estate transactions to lock down development sites for future data center campuses. There is currently 58MW of data center capacity under construction in Northern Virginia. But the larger story is the long-term outlook for dynamic growth in the region’s data center industry. A new Data Center Frontier series provides overview of the major hubs of data center activity in Northern Virginia.
An unprecedented data center building boom in Northern Virginia offers early lessons on how the Internet knits itself into the fabric of modern life, and how data centers impact the life of a community.
Northern Virginia is the Home of the Hyperscalers, with the world’s largest concentration of cloud computing infrastructure. As the cloud computing arms race accelerates, the battle will be waged with data centers. A new Data Center Frontier Series offers an overview of significant transactions and demand trends in Northern Virginia in 2018.
The detect-and-respond security model requires organizations to build capabilities from the lowest levels and deploy solutions that can distribute the detection, obfuscation and isolation throughout their networks. This approach applies to sensors and IoT devices, controllers in connected equipment, and at all gateway and bridge points to expand the ability to monitor their equipment and network in real-time.
Northern Virginia is the focal point for the explosive growth of cloud computing, which has made it the world’s largest data center market. It is currently undergoing an extraordinary data center building boom, the likes of which the industry has never seen. A new Data Center Frontier series explores why the market is so hot.
Data Center Frontier’s November job spotlight features a critical facility manager opening in the booming Toronto market, as well as a variety of colocation positions in the Northern Virginia and growing Dallas markets.
Our top data center news for October 2018 includes updates from the Northern Virginia and Houston markets, and updates on the growing demand for hyperscale leasing. Additional top news included an update on the impending InfoMart rebrand, RagingWire’s hyperscale progress, and more.