Tax revenues have surged in Loudoun County, Virginia, boosted by taxes from the growing data center cluster in Ashburn’s Data Center Alley. The windfall highlights the potential for data centers as engines for economic development.
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.
Digital Realty has acquired a chunk of prime real estate in the heart of “Data Center Alley” in Northern Virginia, adjacent to the Equinix campus in Ashburn.
Financial services is a target market for Flexential as it adds capacity in Atlanta’s “Transaction Alley” in the latest phase of a broader expansion of its national footprint.
The May Data Center Job Spotlight features a trio of opportunities in the booming Northern Virginia data center market, including a VP Colo Sales position, as well as data center controls engineer and data center facility manager positions. This month’s job spotlight also features a senior mechanical engineering position in Denver for those with 10 or more years of related experience.
There are only a few real destination data center markets in the world. Dallas-Fort Worth has earned that status for several reasons. Rodney Willis, RagingWire’s Senior Director of Enterprise Sales, lives and works in Dallas and knows first-hand eight solid reasons why Dallas should be on a data center buyer’s short list.
Lincoln Rackhouse continues to expand its data center network. It has just acquired ByteGrid, which offers colocation and managed services in three markets.
A new Data Center Frontier special report explores the Denver business environment, as providers begin to build larger data centers in the region. Here’s a look at Denver from a site selection and economic development perspective.
Denver’s downtown data centers are located primarily in retrofit buildings with dense fiber infrastructure, while most of the purpose-built data centers are located in the surrounding suburbs. A new Data Center Frontier special report reviews the Denver Data Center Market, wholesale supply in which is limited to four colo providers.
Demand in Denver typically comes from within the region or from West Coast centers looking for DR locations as businesses shift from enterprise or on-premise infrastructure to third-party data centers. A new Data Center Frontier special report reviews the Denver Data Center Market, demand in which is bring driven by local tech startups.
The Northern Virginia data center market is seeing a surge in supply and an even bigger surge in demand. Data Center Frontier explores trends, stats and future expectations for the No. 1 data center market in the country.