CAPRE’s Data Center Round Up for November 21, 2019

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Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center industry for November 21, 2019: Chicago Suburb Considering Allowing Data Center Development: The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the village of Sugar Grove, a suburb of the Windy City, is considering a zoning amendment that would allow the construction of a data center in the municipality. "At a meeting of the Village Board this week, staff was instructed to begin looking into possible locations and drafting an ordinance that would allow for a data center, something Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels calls a highly specialized use," writes the Tribune. “This would involve adding a data center as a permitted use in our industrial and business park zoning districts,” he said. “We were contacted by a firm but we have not disclosed things until now as there was competition for other sites.” Cyxtera Technologies Elevates Manuel D. Medina to Executive Chairman, Promotes Nelson Fonseca to CEO: Cyxtera Technologies today announced that Cyxtera founder and CEO Manuel D. Medina has been elevated to the position of Executive Chairman for both Cyxtera and its recently announced AppGate spin-out, where he will provide strategic guidance and counsel for the two companies. Current Cyxtera President and Chief Operating Officer Nelson Fonseca has been promoted to the role of CEO for Cyxtera. Fonseca has more than 20 years of experience as an executive in the I.T. infrastructure sector. He served in…