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Data Foundry’s new greenfield DC

Plans for a new greenfield data center has been announced by Data Foundry. The new data center of the colocation provider measures 250,000 square feet and it is worth $150 million. Construction begins in two months and will end by the second quarter next year. It will become the Texas region’s only purpose-built, carrrier-neutral data […]

Microsoft’s second data center in Quincy, Washington

A second data center is being built for Microsoft in Quincy, Washington. Last summer, an announcement was made by the company that its Azure platform would be moved out of its first Quincy data center. The existing data center is powered by hydroelectricity, offering high server utilization and real-time system monitoring.

Data center to power hundreds of homes

Finnish-based IT provider Academia has partnered with Helsingin Energia, one of Helsinki’s district heating network operators, to transform a former bomb shelter beneath a cathedral into a data center – part power plant. Company projects that hundreds of homes will receive the extra heat coming from the DC.

North Lanarkshire, Scotland data center approved

The data center proposed by Gillespie Investments Group has been approved to be built at North Lanarkshire, Scotland. The project will provide 30 to 40 jobs as well as full-time construction jobs for 214 people.

$5M Baltimore Technology Park expansion

The Baltimore Technology Park is building an expansion that will provide an additional space of 7,000 square feet. It would be able to support 6MW of power. The construction will be headed by Plano-Coudon, and Brown and Heim will be in charge of the electrical work. BTP was opened five years ago after building reconstruction […]

Pacnet’s $300M data center network play

Pacnet, Asia’s telecommunications provider, has announced plans to invest over $300 million in building a data center network consisting of 10 DCs (all based in Asia), over the next three years. Previous reports suggest the company’s investment might go as high as $600 million.

Cox Communications is building second DC in Phoenix

Cox Communications has announced a plan to build a new data center in Phoenix (company’s second DC in the area). With a construction cost of over $70 million, the facility is planned to start operating not before 2011.

Verne Global to turn NATO command center in Iceland into a data center

Iceland will get its own attention grabbing data center from Verne Global. The company announced it will use a former NATO command center to build one. Construction will be financed by Wellcome Trust, the largest investor in Verne.

GoDaddy builds new customer service center, hires 60 people

Domain registrar GoDaddy.com is expecting to open its new customer care center it is currently building in Iowa. The company plans to hire approximately 60 people (locally) in order to support the new customer service office.

McHugh Construction makes decision in favor of new data center

A 300,000 square-foot data center in downtown Chicago is being planned to be built by McHugh Construction. To be located close to a hotel and a convention center (2222 South Indiana Avenue), the company tried to sell the site a few times but the increasing demand for data center space made it revisit the concept […]

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