Google will build new data centers in Texas, Ohio, Nevada and Nebraska as part of a major expansion of its Internet infrastructure in 2019, the company said today.
Infrastructure funds and sovereign wealth funds are becoming more active in the data center sector, creating new companies and investing in data center construction.
Wholesale data center leasing doubled during 2018, spurred by a proliferation of huge hyperscale deals. That rapid pace of growth is testing the industry’s supply chain and construction staffing.
At Data Center Frontier, we see eight themes that will shape the data center business in 2019. Scale gets even more hyper, staffing challenges emerge, and market niches proliferate.
As developers build more vertical data centers, will “watts per acre” become the hot new metric? The 7×24 Exchange conference featured a detailed analysis of the economics of multi-story data centers.
Building the Internet of bits and bytes requires concrete and steel. Here’s a detailed look at the process of creating a data center, from dirt to cloud.
Commissioning and construction positions are in high demand in the data center and colocation industries, as the need for new data center space grows at a rapid pace. That’s why Data Center Frontier is leading it’s October data center job spotlight with a Senior Commissioning Engineer position located in the Los Angeles market.
Our Executive Roundtable debates data center construction and supply chain management. In an era of just-in-time cloud demand, can we go even faster?
Northern Virginia is seeing unprecedented activity in both data center leasing and new construction of cloud campuses, according to panelists at the Bisnow Data Center Investment Conference in Tysons Corner.
CyrusOne CTO Kevin Timmons says the company’s partnership with Chinese data center developer GDS will help it build data centers even faster and at lower cost.