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IDS Readies Data Centers on Ships

IDS is back and ready to launch its fleet of data centers aboard cargo ships. The company says it has lined up funding and an anchor tenant for a proof-of-concept “maritime data center” that will dock at Redwood City, Calif. Read More

QTS Gets $25M, Opens New Space in Santa Clara

A look inside a QTS (Quality Technology Services) data center.

QTS (Quality Technology Services) today announced the completion of its expansion in Santa Clara, Calif., which follows an additional $25 million investment into the company by private equity firm General Atlantic, which is supporting the national expansion of QTS’ data center footprint. Read More

Data Center Building Boom in Silicon Valley

The carrier hotel at 1100 Space Park Drive in Santa Clara serves as the anchor of a fast-growing data center cluster operated by Digital Realty Trust.

Data center developer Digital Realty Trust continues to amass real estate in Silicon Valley to convert into data centers to meet the strong demand from corporate users. After a slowdown during the economic downturn, data center development in Santa Clara has accelerated this spring along with demand and access to capital. Read More

Digital Realty Buys Santa Clara Building

Digital Realty Trust (DLR) has expanded its biggest Silicon Valley data center hub with the purchase of 1725 Comstock Street in Santa Clara, and will immediately begin retrofitting the building for data center use. Read More

Fortune Gets LEED Gold in San Jose

Fortune Data Centers has earned Gold certification for its San Jose, Calif. data center under the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program for energy-efficient buildings. Read More

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