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.
Insights: Data Center Site Selection
The latest trends in data center site selection and geography: where cloud computing facilities are being built and why, including the cost of power and tax incentives.
Aligned Energy’s focus on intelligent infrastructure is gaining traction with customers, particularly those with high-density IT workloads. With a new financial partner, Aligned is expanding and looking for new growth opportunities.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Eric Boonstra, VP & GM of Iron Mountain Data Centers Western Europe explores how the European data center market is evolving and poised for future growth.
A growing number of providers using sale-leaseback deals to build national data center portfolios, acquiring underutilized enterprise facilities and converting them to multi-tenant operations.
The Dallas data center market is the third largest in the country. Data Center Frontier looks at data center supply and demand, and the factors that are driving a building boom in Dallas / Fort Worth.
In the first six months of 2018, developers in Data Center Alley in Northern Virginia leased more mission-critical space than has been sold in any single year, in any market, anywhere on earth.
Digital Realty has acquired 424 acres of land near Dulles Airport, providing the company with a long-term runway for growth in Northern Virginia, the world’s largest data center market.
Aligned Energy has entered the Northern Virginia market, and plans to create a huge data center campus on a historic property in Ashburn’s “Data Center Alley.”
Flexential has expanded into the market for wholesale data center space, and begun expanding its facilities, including a 115,000 SF addition in Hillsboro, Oregon.
The Phoenix market sees demand from local businesses, but has become a destination for providers from other markets — particularly California — who are seeking to place data center assets in a location with low disaster risk, either for primary or backup data centers.