The Silicon Valley data center market is entering a dynamic new phase of growth and competition, featuring new providers and a robust cycle of new construction. Silicon Valley continues to be one of the largest and most important data center markets in the U.S.
Silicon Valley is positioned for its strongest growth in years in 2019 and 2020, with a steady supply of new capacity coming online. Three new players plan to enter the region’s data center market, while three leading incumbents are expanding their footprints with new construction.
The cloud computing boom has created strong demand for data centers, and Silicon Valley continues to be a desirable site to deploy IT capacity, despite challenges in the availability and cost of development sites for data center capacity.
The new Silicon Valley Data Center Market Report highlights that the area is home to 2.9 million square feet (SF) of commissioned data center space, representing 411 megawatts (MW) of commissioned power, according to market research from datacenterHawk.
The biggest change from 2018 is the amount of new construction in the pipeline in Silicon Valley. There is now 498 MW of new capacity planned, up from just 104 MW at the start of 2018. The region is also home to America’s leading tech players, including Apple, Google, Facebook, Intel, Cisco, Oracle and many others.
Download the new Data Center Frontier Silicon Valley Data Center Market Report, courtesy of Vantage Data Centers, that explores new data center construction in the pipeline in Silicon Valley and more.