CAPRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for July 11, 2019

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for July 11, 2019: GIGA Data Centers’ NC Facility Becomes 1st North American Data Center To Achieve OCP Ready Status: GIGA Data Centers a new breed of data center provider creating affordable, hyper-scale performing facilities with unprecedented energy efficiency, announced today the Open Compute Project (OCP) Foundation has granted its Mooresville, NC, data center the prestigious OCP-Ready status. An OCP Ready site complies with all site requirements for a colocation service provider to be able to serve OCP customers and their hardware in its facilities. OCP customers typically require greater flexibility in power to support higher rack-power densities that need to be delivered efficiently and cost-effectively. Such flexibility is becoming increasingly required to support the growing demands that Hyper-Converged and High-Performance Computing (HPC) systems have on today’s strained data center infrastructures. CyrusOne Breaks Ground on Third Data Center in Frankfurt: CyrusOne a leading global real estate investment trust (REIT), announced it has broken ground on the first phase of its newest data center location in Frankfurt, Germany. The facility is CyrusOne’s third in the Sossenheim district of the city, offering cloud providers, systems integrators and multinational corporations customized, secure and resilient data center solutions within a key business hub. Upon completion, expected in Q2 2020, the site will comprise two adjoining, four-story buildings delivering 22 MW of IT power to 11,500 sq. m of world-class…