Skybox Datacenters will partner with Prologis Inc. to develop data centers in Chicago and other major U.S. markets. The initiative highlights the growing intersection of logistics and digital infrastructure, which are both more important than ever.
Data center rack density is trending higher, prompted by growing adoption of powerful hardware to support artificial intelligence applications. Some industry observers see a growing opportunity for specialists in high-density hosting.
Energy is a key strategic principle for Skybox Datacenters, as it expands into Dallas and launches colocation services to support a hybrid cloud offering for oil and gas firms in Houston.
The booming Dallas data center market is about to welcome another new player. Skybox Datacenters, which operates a data center in Houston, has broken ground on a 21-acre campus in Plano.