CAPRE’s Digital Infrastructure Round Up for March 4, 2020: Google to Spend $10 Billion on Construction in 2020

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 March 4, 2020: Google to Spend $10 Billion on New US Offices + Data Centers in 2020: Google's CEO, Sundar Pichai, has announced via a blogpost that Google will invest more than $10 billion in offices and data centers across the United States in 2020. "Google has a presence in 26 states across the country and our new investments will be focused in 11 of them: Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington and California," he wrote. "This effort builds on the momentum of the $13 billion investment in communities from South Carolina to Nevada we made in 2019. Combined with other R&D investments, Google’s parent company Alphabet was the largest investor in the U.S. last year, according to a report from the Progressive Policy Institute." U.S. Signal Opens New Data Center in Van Buren Township, MI: Detroit Business has reported that Grand Rapids’ US Signal, a data center services provider, has opened its new Tier III data center in Van Buren Township, MI as of March 1, 2020. "The center will help US Signal keep pace with the adoption of cloud-first, hybrid, and off-premises data center strategies, all of which require colocation space. US Signal’s most recent IT Resiliency Survey found that these strategies are critical…