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Cox Plans $70M Phoenix Data Center

Cox Communications Inc. is planning a $70 million data center near its Phoenix headquarters. The company will break ground on the 108,000 square foot facility this week, in hopes of completion in early 2011. Read More

Iceland Gets Major Data Center Project

Marketing of Iceland as a data center destination from Verne Global, which this week announced funding for a data center in the island nation.

After years of marketing itself as an ideal destination for green data centers, Iceland is about to see the completion of its first major new data center project. Verne Holdings has lined up funding for the first phase of a new data center in a former NATO facility. Read More

Roundup: Michigan, Massachusetts, Juniper

A look at government-backed data center projects: Michigan seeks feedback on plan for 100,000 square foot data center, while Massachusetts outlines details of $110 million state data center project in Chelsea. Read More

The Politics of Data Centers: NY, Texas, Missouri

State officials in New York continue to battle over where to build a new $99 million state data center, more than three years after taking up the issue. Meanwhile, Texas works to restructure its huge consolidation project with IBM, and Missouri considers tax incentives to attract more data centers. Read More

Fast-Growing Mozilla Adds Phoenix Data Center

This chart from Mozilla shows the growth of its web infrastructure over the past three years.

Mozilla has added a second major data center in Phoenix to accommodate the growth of its popular open source software projects. The new servers for Firefox and Thunderbird will live at Phoenix ONE, one of the world’s largest data centers. Read More

Digital Realty Buys More Virginia Properties

Digital Realty Trust (DLR) said today that it has acquired two fully leased data centers in the hot northern Virginia market, as well as a parcel of land in the heart of Ashburn’s “Data Center Alley” that can support future construction. Read More

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