What were the year’s biggest data center stories? Here’s a look back at the trends and stories that mattered in 2017.
In 2017, Google worked to prepare for rapid growth in data storage & traffic, offering cloud customers a faster network, while amassing land for more data centers to support the gargantuan data storage requirements that lie ahead.
Sabey Data Centers has arranged $250 million in financing to expand its data center campuses in Ashburn, Virginia and Quincy, Washington.
Google has purchased two prime land parcels in Northern Virginia, signaling its readiness to step up its cloud capacity in the world’s largest data center markets, where rival Amazon Web Services is rapidly expanding its footprint.
Amazon Web Services is working with a data center developer to build 11 new data centers in Northern Virginia in 2018-19, which would add 2 million SF of cloud capacity.
It’s getting hard to keep track of all the activity in the fast-paced Northern Virginia data center market. We’re here to help with this guide to the latest players and deals in “Data Center Alley.”
In Northern Virginia’s “Data Center Alley,” the appetite for cloud capacity is clearly seen in a recent burst of data center leasing, facility openings and land deals.
Vantage Data Centers has acquired 42 acres of land in Loudoun County’s “Data Center Alley” where it plans to build more than 1 million square feet of data center space.
A church located in the heart of “Data Center Alley” in Northern Virginia has decided to sell its property to a data center developer.
CyrusOne’s newest data center in Sterling, Virginia showcases how the company’s focus on scale and speed of delivery is winning hyperscale deals.