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Ascent Goes Downtown With New Chicago Data Center

Ascent, which has built several large data centers in the suburban Chicago market, is going downtown. The developer confirmed this week that it will team with Sterling Bay Cos. to renovate a property on South Desplaines Street as its CH3 data center. Read More

How Sandy Has Altered Data Center Disaster Planning

(Photo by David Shankbone via Wikimedia Commons).

The scope of Superstorm Sandy has altered disaster planning for many data centers, which now must consider how to manage regional events in which travel may be limited across large areas due to fallen trees and gasoline shortages, restricting the movement of staff and supplies, according to a panel at yesterday’s DatacenterDynamics Converged conference in New York. Read More

Vantage Lines Up 1 Megawatt Lease in Santa Clara

The exterior of the' V2 data center on the Vantage Data Centers campus in Santa Clara, Calif. (Photo: Vantage)

Vantage Data Centers has signed a new long-term customer lease for a 1 megawatt data hall on its campus in Santa Clara, California. The deal continues the busy pace of leasing in Santa Clara, the hub of data center activity in Silicon Valley. Read More

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