CAPRE’s Data Center Round Up for December 2, 2019

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Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center industry for December 2, 2019: Prince William County Approves Another Data Center: The Prince William County Planning Commission has recommended approval for a data center to be built over 12 acres of commercial space in Gainesville, VA. “The company is requesting to rezone 152.7 acres from agricultural to planned business district. The project includes an 8-acre electric substation,” writes Inside NoVa.“The proposed location is south of U.S. Route 29 and north of I-66 between Pageland Lane and the intersection of Heathcote Boulevard and the I-66 exit 43B off-ramp. The property is near Manassas National Battlefield Park and Conway Robinson State Forest and next to a planned commuter lot. The applicant agreed to donate $25,000 and a field to the National Battlefield Park. An earlier version of the company’s proposal included residential units, but that was cut from the project. The applicant has agreed to contribute $2.8 Million USD to the county for water quality and fire and rescue services. It has also offered to preserve 27.75 acres of trees.” AT&T Integrating 5G with Microsoft Cloud to Enable Next-Generation Solutions on the Edge: Microsoft and AT&T are ramping up innovation in the early days of their strategic alliance announced in July. One area of focus is aimed at enabling new 5G, Cloud and Edge computing solutions to drive enterprise capabilities for companies around the world. The companies…