DataBank continues to rapidly expand its national network of data centers, adding capacity in key growth markets. The company has purchased an existing building to add capacity in the Denver market, following recent expansions in Dallas and Pittsburgh.
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.
Data centers are once again stirring heated public debate in Prince William County in Northern Virginia, where the county is studying whether to open new areas for data center development.
Digital Realty is expanding into India through a joint venture with global infrastructure investor Brookfield Infrastructure, a move that will further accelerate the development of digital infrastructure in the world’s second-largest country.
Businesses are revamping their data center geo-diversity strategies and relying heavily on technologies like edge cloud computing. A new white paper from Venyu explores the importance of geo-diverse data center locations in today’s business environment.
Iron Mountain will acquire a data center to accelerate its expansion in Frankfurt, one of Europe’s most strategic and competitive markets. It will buy a 10-megawatt facility from a Keppel affiliate for $90 million (EUR 76 million).
Chicago has long served as a major infrastructure hub for the nation’s commerce, whether goods and services were conveyed by rail, road, air, or data packet. Eric Jacobs, CRO of Aligned, discusses the factors that make Chicago a prime location for data center investment.
Cyxtera Technologies is expanding its presence in Silicon Valley, leasing a 9 megawatt data center being built by Prime Data Centers. It is also adding capacity in the Greater Chicago market.
Quantum Loophole has teamed with TPG Real Estate Partners to develop a 2,100-acre site in Adamstown, Maryland as a gigawatt-scale data center campus. The venture seeks to extend the massive Northern Virginia data center market across the Potomac into Maryland.
Cloud infrastructure company phoenixNAP will build a new 500,000 square foot data center as it expands its Phoenix campus to boost its customer capacity, It’s the latest sign of future growth for the Greater Phoenix data center market.
The data center business has gone global. For developers, this means extending their operations across borders and oceans. On the DCF Show, Rich talks with AJ Byers, of Compass Datacenters about their new campus in Israel, opportunities in Europe, and the quest for more clean electricity in Montreal, where crypto and cannabis firms are also seeking power to expand their operations.