The Boston region is one of the most prominent data center markets in the northeast, despite a higher cost of power than is found in most major markets. DCF, in conjunction with Digital Realty, presents a comprehensive overview of the Boston data center market.More
Most of the customers in the Boston data center market are local to the Massachusetts Bay area and the industry supports key sectors of the robust local tech economy. Known as the “other” tech valley, Boston is home more than 350 fintech startups and a growing biotech industry. Twelve Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in the Boston, as are a large number of other enterprise companies across a variety of industries.
The region is one of the most prominent data center markets in the northeast for many reasons, despite a higher cost of power than is found in most major markets. The cost of power makes hyperscale a harder sell in Boston, but data center operators still find success in the market.
Boston Market Attributes
Data center users find the Boston market attractive because of the following four attributes:
This report, in conjunction with Digital Realty, continues Data Center Frontier’s market coverage of growing data center hubs. Explore further for a comprehensive overview of the Boston data center market.