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 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.
The Portland data center market benefits from the active technology cluster in the emerging data center district in Hillsboro, and ready access to fiber rings that connect facilities to trans-Pacific subsea cables that land on the Oregon coast.
The most current disaster on the public’s mind, of course, is COVID-19, the global pandemic, of which we are still in its throes. That said, the rate of natural disasters, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, floods or wildfires has increased in recent years, as well. A new report from Databank highlights the importance of disaster recovery capabilities in such an environment.
The Northern Virginia data center market is seeing a surge in supply and an even bigger surge in demand. Data Center Frontier explores trends, stats and future expectations for the No. 1 data center market in the country.
A new Data Center Frontier special report reviews the Denver Data Center Market, a prime example of a “second tier” digital hub driven by demand from local businesses with growing requirements for data center space.
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.
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 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.