Equinix is exiting leased data center space in four major markets across the U.S., and plans to migrate customers to newer Equinix facilities in the same markets, the company confirmed this week.
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Vantage Data Centers now offers access to renewable energy options at each of its North American and European campuses to help customers reduce carbon emissions, and has expanded its sustainability team.
Another major data center cluster is emerging in Northern Virginia near Leesburg, about 10 miles west of Ashburn’s Data Center Alley, where TA Realty has unveiled plans for a 1.5 million square foot data center campus.
Switch is acquiring data center provider Data Foundry for $420 million, expanding into the Texas market. The deal provides Switch with its fifth “prime” data center region, which will include Data Foundry facilities in Austin and Houston.
Equinix is making waves in hyperscale computing with its xScale initiative, pre-leasing two entire data center buildings in Europe. The strong results suggest the colo market leader is also becoming a formidable player in the hyperscale market
Microsoft has begun using its HoloLens mixed reality technology to provide remote auditors a detailed look inside Microsoft Azure data centers, enabling compliance audits to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aligned is entering the Suburban Chicago market, and has broken ground on a 100-megawatt data center campus in Northlake, continuing to add capacity across the U.S.
In a boost for the data center market in Phoenix, Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation that extends Arizona’s tax incentive package for data centers through 2033, providing extended visibility into the cost of operating in the state.
Sustainable finance is the new frontier in addressing climate change, and has major implications for data center industry, which requires a steady flow of money. Leading providers are already using green bonds and sustainable loans, and more will follow.
Nautilus Data Technologies has launched its first facility, a 7-megawatt data center on the San Joaquin River in Stockton, Calif. The company taps bodies of water for its cooling, but says it plans to deploy data centers on land and water.