Denver’s downtown data centers are located primarily in retrofit buildings with dense fiber infrastructure, while most of the purpose-built data centers are located in the surrounding suburbs. A new Data Center Frontier special report reviews the Denver Data Center Market, wholesale supply in which is limited to four colo providers.
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.
The rapid growth of cloud computing is placing pressure on the supply chain for data centers, testing the ability of equipment manufacturers and developers to meet demand for faster and cheaper delivery of new capacity.