More huge data centers are coming to the suburbs of major American cities, shifting servers closer to consumers in places like Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta and Phoenix.
The Atlanta data center market is becoming a hub for new development, and Facebook’s recently announced plans to build a $750 million data center near Atlanta make it clear the region has emerged as the hot new industry destination.
Facebook’s decision to build a $750 million data center near Atlanta adds some hyperscale heat to the rising profile of the Atlanta region, which is already seeing new projects from providers targeting the enterprise market.
Facebook’s data center infrastructure just keeps growing. The social network will invest $750 million in a new data center campus in Stanton Springs, Georgia, about 40 miles east of downtown Atlanta.
CyrusOne has confirmed plans to build a 50 megawatt data center campus near Atlanta, which is quickly becoming a major hub for new development.
DataBank has announced plans to partner with the Georgia Tech on a new HPC center in downtown Atlanta, continuing a series of major wins for the Atlanta data center market.
Versatility allows Ascent to be opportunistic as it expands its data center business, tailoring its approach to a particular facility or geographic market.
Switch continues to build out its national footprint of massive cloud campuses, announcing plans to build more than 1 million square feet of data center space on a new campus near Atlanta.
Digital Realty is building on its Connected Campus strategy in Atlanta, where it is adding 18,000 square feet of raised-floor space in 250 Williams, with fiber connectivity to 56 Marietta.