Q&A with Jake Ring, GIGA Data Centers

ATLANTA, GA — Jake Ring is Co-Founder & CEO of GIGA Data Centers. GIGA was formed by a group of data center professionals, designers, and engineers who saw the future of data center technology. GIGA's mission is to reinvent the data center to improve your economic performance and impact on the environment by making cutting-edge technology available to everyone, not just Hyperscale IT companies. GIGA's team has been involved in the data center market for decades. GIGA has built out some of the largest and most technically advanced data centers on the planet for  leading Enterprise IT firms. Companies such as AT&T, Microsoft, Southern California Edison, and U.S. Federal agencies including the Dept. of Energy use data centers built with the cost-saving modular systems designed and deployed by our team. In this Q&A, CAPRE connected with Jake to learn about the view from GIGA Data Centers just after CAPRE's Greater Chicago Data Center Summit. CAPRE: Thanks for chatting with us today, Jake. What’s the latest at GIGA? Ring: Well, we’ve completed our Charlotte data center, which was the facility we acquired in mid-September. We’ll have our first customer moving in soon. It’s been a very short duration from acquisition to development to three megawatts of capacity in six months. Six months is pretty good. CAPRE: So you must feel pretty good about Charlotte. Ring: It is the second largest financial center behind New York City. You’ve got a lot of…