CyrusOne breaks ground on its new data center facility in Iowa. According to the announcement, the facility will be ready for occupation in the fall of 2020. The site will have 24 MW of total power available across 60,000 square feet of data hall space. The new data center campus is located on the large collection of fiber optic cables from the nation’s telecommunication companies with the majority of data traffic in the USA passing through.
The epicenter of this new digital era
Gary Wojtaszek, CEO of CyrusOne said:
“CyrusOne has a proven track record of building data centers in strategic locations to meet the needs of our customers. In many ways, Council Bluffs, with its location on the 41st parallel, is the epicenter of this new digital era. The world’s leading cloud companies continue to invest billions of dollars along this parallel across multiple states and planting a flag in Council Bluffs will allow our customers to capitalize on this unique part of the United States fiber network. We are excited to partner with Mayor Matt Walsh and the city of Council Bluffs as we help bring local jobs and investment to Iowa.”
Mayor Matt Walsh of Council Bluffs said:
“CyrusOne is a respected leader within the data center industry. Their company’s success and continued growth are directly attributable to consistently providing their customers with robust technology solutions that answer businesses’ unique need for information while overcoming limiting data capacity constraints. We are ecstatic that CyrusOne has chosen Council Bluffs as their most recent location for business expansion.”
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