Colo Space Shortages in North Jersey

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Colocation space is growing scarce in North Jersey data centers, according to a discussion today on the North American Network Operators Group (NANOG) mailing list. The thread was started by a member who was unable to find space (or at least space with sufficient power) for a 10×10 cage in the Jersey City area.

List veteran Martin Hannigan noted that subleases are probably available, but probably not cheap. “On many of the public colo houses earnings calls, they told analysts that they are trying to keep contracts to one year so they can raise prices year over year, that power pricing is fluid and many facilities are being expanded, (and) that most locations really are full or being held down by lack of cooling for existing dense rack space,” Hannigan noted in a follow-up post.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor-in-chief of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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  1. Anonymous

    There should be plenty of space availible with Level3 or Switch and Data at 111 8th Ave in New York. Building is just about the most connected data center in the country (better than what you might get in Jersey) & it's huge. nyi.net might also have room, plenty of bells and whistles availible but nyi isn't cheap.