Data Bunkers

The Pros and Cons of Underground Data Centers

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The data bunker industry is growing, as more customers seek out ultra-secure underground hosting for their IT operations. At last week’s Data Center World conference, several experts discussed the advantages and challenges of underground data centers, and offered tips for evaluating a data bunker. Read More

LightEdge Opens Underground Data Center at SubTropolis

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A new data center in Kansas City is going underground, with support from two high-profile investors. LightEdge Solutions, which is owned by Qwest founder Phil Anschitz, will add a regional data center at SubTropolis, the underground business park operated by the Lamar Hunt family. Read More

Iron Mountain is Taking the Data Center Underground

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Iron Mountain is entering the data center business in a bigger way. The company has announced plans to build and lease data centers, starting within the Underground, its 145-acre records storage facility located 220 feet underground in a former limestone mine in Pennsylvania. Read More

Hong Kong Mulls Underground Data Centers

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Land is never more dear than in global financial capital. Economic development officials in Hong Kong are pursuing an unusual solution: make more real estate by creating underground caves and bunkers that can be used as homes for new data centers. Read More

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