Data Center Industry Links for December 16th

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Here’s our review of noteworthy links for the data center industry for December 15th:

  • StratITsphere Selects Katy, Texas, for HQ, Data Center – StratITsphere, a consulting and services firm that specializes in infrastructure, has selected Katy, Texas, for the site of its new headquarters. The company will invest more than $10 million in the relocation and establish a Tier 4 data center.
  • Paetec opens new Milwaukee data center – A rapidly expanding New York telecommunications company has opened a new data center in downtown Milwaukee. Paetec Holding Co. said it offers data storage, back-up and other services to businesses in Milwaukee and the Midwest. Milwaukee’s proximity to some major Midwestern metro areas and the area’s skilled technology workforce played a role in the decision to locate the data center here, said Forrest Knueppel, Paetec’s regional director for Wisconsin. Paetec previously had a small data operation in Milwaukee. From the Journal-Sentinel.
  • Resilient to open data center in Maine – A 2-year-old company focusing on cyber security and network communications plans to put its headquarters at the Brunswick Naval Air Station property. Resilient Communications Corp. plans to establish a state-of-the-art secure data center; a data disaster recovery center; and a composite manufacturing facility for secure network communications and a data center. Gov. John Baldacci says the center will employ up to 150 people.

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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.