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.
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 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.
A data center is a long-term investment, and choosing a location requires being sensitive both the needs of the business and the surrounding community. A new special report series, courtesy of Stack Infrastructure,, looks at 5 keys to success in data center site selection.
A new white paper from Echelon explores the Ireland-based data centers company exploration and investments into the London market — one the report states is ripe for growth and high in demand for data capabilities.
Silicon Valley — one of the largest and most important data center markets in the U.S. — has entered a new phase of acceleration and competition, and is positioned for its strongest growth in years.
A new Digital Realty project in Totowa marks the return of the build-to-suit data center in New Jersey, which was once a hotbed for single-tenant enterprise data centers. It’s the latest sign of improvement for demand in New Jersey and New York.
Disaster recovery (DR), and business continuity (BC) are critically important but often misunderstood. A new report from Prime Data Centers highlights how to better protect your data in today’s climate, where COVID-19 illustrates the complex risk environment.
A special report from Data Center Frontier focuses on the Portland, Oregon data center market, including the city’s business environment, including hazard risk, economic development, and connectivity infrastructure.
The data center industry is experiencing big demand for commissioning agents as the industry continues to bring many more data centers online, according to the latest data center jobs report via Pkaza Critical Facilities Recruiting.
The story of Portland as a data center market will be defined in the next several years. With a historic volume of supply in the pipeline, the Hillsboro cluster is poised for dramatic growth. Developers are embracing the thesis that Portland is the hot emerging market for low-cost data center development in the Pacific Northwest.