The Phoenix market sees demand from local businesses, but has become a destination for providers from other markets — particularly California — who are seeking to place data center assets in a location with low disaster risk, either for primary or backup data centers.
Beginning as a leading provider of document storage, Iron Mountain has evolved to be a major player in the digital information age. They have brought their expertise in compliance and security to the wholesale and colocation data center business, working with customers in the government, healthcare, and finance sectors. In 2017, Iron Mountain continued to grow with its acquisition of FORTRUST and IO Data Centers.
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The Data Center Frontier Special Report on the Phoenix data center market continues with an exploration of Phoenix data center market supply and trends that are luring data center providers to the Phoenix area, as well as some of the biggest new colocation projects in the area.
Demand in Phoenix originates from companies in the market and companies outside that view the Phoenix market as a disaster recovery location. When compared to other major U.S. data center markets, Phoenix is very competitive as it relates to colocation rates, power cost, and tax incentive opportunities.
This Data Center Frontier Special Report series explores how Phoenix has become one of the most dynamic data center growth markets in the U.S., with a surge in leasing in the past two years, including major deals featuring hyperscale cloud companies.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Charisse Richards, Vice President of IT and Integration at Iron Mountain Data Centers, explores how digital transformation is reshaping the industry and the role of IT executives.
The Phoenix market is currently experiencing a data center building boom, with hundreds of megawatts of potential capacity in the pipeline. The Phoenix region benefits from power and fiber infrastructure, and growing competition among service providers. Download the new Data Center Frontier Special Report, courtesy of Iron Mountain Data Centers, that provides market analysis, and information on the business environment and major data center players in the Phoenix data center market.
Iron Mountain has begun construction on a 550,000 square foot data center on its Phoenix campus, on property acquired through its acquisition of IO Data Centers.
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