Earlier this year, QTS launched the pre-leasing of 100% of the first phase of development at the site to a global software-as-a-service provider representing approximately 4.5 megawatts. Now, the company announced the formal opening of Phase 1 of the new QTS Hillsboro, OR mega data center.
New nexus for connectivity and data center solutions
Hillsboro, Oregon has a rich tapestry of existing fiber networks, internet exchanges, SDN exchanges, data centers and access to subsea cables serving thousands of customers. The QTS Hillsboro Network Access Point (NAP) is located within QTS’ new Hillsboro mega data center. It offers a new nexus for connectivity and data center solutions serving a wide variety of enterprise and government organizations. QTS also operates the Richmond NAP and the recently announced NJ NAP.
Hillsboro Mayor Steve Callaway said,
“We are proud to welcome QTS to Hillsboro at a time when it’s essential that we work to keep our economy moving forward. With QTS’ ongoing investment, our entire region and state benefit from the creation of construction jobs, high-tech business opportunities, and additional revenues for vital public services.”
QTS Hillsboro that has 158,000 square foot provides 24-megawatt of power. It is expected to construct a total of five mega data centers aggregating more than 1 million square feet of leasable data center capacity and more than 250 megawatts of gross power capacity.
“New Hillsboro campus strategically positions QTS with scale capacity in the Pacific Northwest to continue to support the growth of existing and prospective hyperscale and hybrid colocation customers” according to Chad Williams, QTS Chief Executive Officer.