CAPRE’s Digital Infrastructure Round Up for February 11, 2020: Coresite, Vantage, Facebook, AWS + Snowflake

Check out the latest in deals, new development and innovative strategies in hyperscale, colocation, 5G, cloud migration, cloud services, edge compute, Hybrid IT, power, cooling and energy efficiency for February 11, 2020: CoreSite Announces Illinois Data Center Tax Incentive Opportunity: CoreSite Realty Corporation has announced that its application with the Illinois Data Centers Investment Program has been accepted by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the Company is pursuing a final incentive agreement related to its new ground-up data center development in downtown Chicago. CoreSite is building its new data center facility, known as “CH2”, in the heart of downtown Chicago. The Company’s CH2 data center is a purpose-built, ground-up development expected to be a 169,000 square foot facility at full completion. CH2 Phase 1, a 56,000 square foot project, is targeted for completion in the second quarter of 2020. Vantage Embarks Upon $2 Billion  USD European Expansion with Acquisitions: Vantage Data Centers has  expanded into Europe through the acquisition of Etix Everywhere and greenfield developments in four additional European markets. Etix’s data center portfolio includes a 55MW hyperscale data center campus in Frankfurt, Germany, which is currently under construction. Separately, Vantage Europe has secured land and is planning to develop hyperscale data center campuses in Berlin, Milan, Warsaw and Zurich. Founded in 2012, Etix is a leading EMEA data center provider with more than 50MW of built data center capacity across its footprint, as well as…