Microsoft is finalizing plans for a data center campus near Atlanta, according to local economic development officials, who this week authorized tax incentives and a $420 million bond resolution to support the project.
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.
Utah’s tax incentives for data centers are among the most attractive in the nation. That’s according to a new brief from Aligned Energy that hones in on the state, and Salt Lake City, in particular — a rapidly growing data center destination.
Equinix is expanding in Northern Virginia’s Data Center Alley, opening a new campus in Ashburn featuring an innovation lab and new design for a series of four-story data centers.
The steady stream of new about the data center industry continues. This week: third-party maintenance specialist Park Place Technologies acquires Curvature, Hivelocity expands its bare metal edge with Vapor IO, and Flexential adds capacity in its Atlanta data center.
Andrew Schaap, CEO at Alignedy, takes a deep dive into Tier 1 cities for data center development, and how the evolution of Tier 1, 2, and 3 locations is changing the market.
Local stakeholders and community members can sometimes be overlooked in data center site selection, but they can be the data center operator’s most important ally. Stack Infrastructure and Data Center Frontier finish up a new special report series.
Wholesale data center developer Prime Data Centers will enter the Silicon Valley market with a project in Santa Clara, the company said this week.
Data centers require reliable, robust and scalable network connections. These needs should be considered early in the planning process. A new Data Center Frontier report series continues to explore the ins and outs of data center site selection.
Data centers require lots of power, and users need to understand local utilities and their capacity and reliability. That’s why knowing the grid is crucial in data center site selection.
Data centers have provided an economic cushion for hard-hit county budgets in areas with clusters of cloud computing campuses. Data centers have been in growth mode, providing a bright spot as the pandemic has depressed revenues for state and county governments.