I’m always interested in datacenters because I live in Northern Virginia, where a new one opens about once a month, leveraging a huge bundle of fiber coming out of the ground near Dulles Airport and cheap power sources.
Indeed, they now call my region “Datacenter Alley.” A report by JLL shows that the strong movement of data from private corporate servers to cloud services, coupled with a growing corporate interest in internet of things (IoT) initiatives, is pushing the demand for these new datacenters. With data usage skyrocketing, major cloud providers expect triple their infrastructure by 2020, so they are building or renting datacenter space to keep up with the growth.To read this article in full, please click here

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