Vantage Data Centers has acquired land in the Greater Phoenix area to build a hyperscale data center campus, the latest step in an ambitious expansion which has kicked into high gear in recent weeks.
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 provider Element Critical is expanding into the Chicago market with the acquisition of two data centers in suburban Wood Dale, Illinois.
According to the Data Center Journal, data center investments in the U.S. reached record levels in 2017, soaring to an impressive more than $20 billion. A new executive brief from Stream Data Centers explores tech and real estate investment in the data center planning process, and the importance of both.
RagingWire Data Centers plans to build a 16-megawatt data center in Santa Clara, providing it with a footprint in the strategically important Silicon Valley market.
Four veteran executives examine the North American data center landscape, and which geographic markets will be hot in 2019.
Legislation making qualified data center facilities exempt from Virginia’s sales and use taxes went into effect in 2009. To qualify, data center providers must spend at least $150 million and create between 25-50 new jobs in the area. Those tax breaks have since been extended through 2035. A new Data Center Frontier report explores the business environment and the positive trends spurred by Northern Virginia data center tax incentives.
The subsea cable world is being disrupted by hyperscale cloud players, who are investing to reroute traditional undersea lanes to bring data traffic ashore near their giant data center campuses.
Frontier Spotlight November 2018 covers the latest movement in the Northern Virginia data center market, as well as closer looks at the economics of vertical data center design and Microsoft’s undersea data center.
The past year has been an extremely active period for data center construction, as well as real estate transactions to lock down development sites for future data center campuses. There is currently 58MW of data center capacity under construction in Northern Virginia. But the larger story is the long-term outlook for dynamic growth in the region’s data center industry. A new Data Center Frontier series provides overview of the major hubs of data center activity in Northern Virginia.
H5 Data Centers is pursuing a strategy of expanding in growing second-tier markets, tracking the expanding geography of cloud adoption and content distribution. Its newest acquisition is in San Antonio.