In the Growing Industry of Data Centers, D-FW Is a Powerhouse

Dallas-Fort Worth's data center market has rocketed to the second spot in the world by some measures, behind northern Virginia, as demand from the region's vast corporate operations expands. That means big money-making opportunities.How does D-FW stack up?Though data centers are sort of like warehouses in that they're places to store a lot of stuff, their capacity isn't measured in square feet. For the people who build data centers, it's power — measured in megawatts — that counts. The more servers you can run, the more data you can store. And power is the most expensive part of running a data center. So how does D-FW stack up with other markets? According to a recent CBRE report, we've surpassed Chicago and Silicon Valley.  Continue reading...

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