New Data Center in Oklahoma City

Colocation provider Perimeter Technology will break ground Nov. 12 on a 22,000 square foot data center in Oklahoma City, according to local media reports. Perimeter has outgrown its existing data centers in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, and recently spent $1.4 million to buy 21 acres of land adjacent to its current headquarters.

Perimeter CEO John Parsons said recent announcements of major data center projects in Oklahoma – including a new Google data center in Pryor and a major expansion of the EDS facility in Tulsa – were also a factor in the company’s expansion. “It just has turned a lot of eyes to Oklahoma to being one of the major players for the data center industry in North America,” Parsons told NewsOK.

Other recently announced Oklahoma projects include a data vault by Titan Private Security in Sapulpa, and Chickasaw Nation Industries’ proposal for a 150,000 square foot data center near Norman.

Perimeter operates a 16,000-square-foot data center at its headquarters and 37,000 square feet of space in Tulsa. Phase 1 of the new center will offer 14,602 square-feet of raised floor space.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large 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.