Digital Realty plans to build a four-story, 430,000-square-foot data center in Santa Clara, providing additional room for customer growth in the strategic Silicon Valley technology market.
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 center customers leased nearly 700 megawatts of IT capacity in 2020, according to a new report from North American Data Centers. That doubled the prior record from 2018, as the COVID-19 pandemic created extraordinary demand.
The cloud needs more real estate. Hyperscale cloud operators are aggressively acquiring real estate, Recent transactions, like Microsoft’s purchase of 900 acres in Virginia, suggest that some of these server cities will reach colossal scale.
The hot downloads from Data Center Frontier’s white paper library in 2020 tracked the rise of edge computing, the ins and outs of data center site selection and strategies for addressing data center power and water needs.
CoreSite has opened its LA3 data center, adding capacity in the Los Angeles market. CoreSite says it is the city’s first purpose built data center, designed from the ground up as a for storing and delivering data.
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.
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.