Originally posted to Data Center POST

DartPoints, an edge colocation operator, has earned the DCD>Global Awards Edge Data Center Project of the Year for its carrier neutral interconnection point in Eastern Iowa, which announced its RFS date in August 2020 . The facility serves as a network ecosystem and meet-me point between carriers and applications; cooperatively designed with local networks and municipal entities. 

The Eastern Iowa facility redefines the way data traffic is managed and lays a firm foundation to improve content and application performance to meet demands at the edge. Partners included the Iowa Communications Alliance, South Slope Cooperative Communications, Aureon, Connected Nation and TMGcore with engagement from the Governor of Iowa’s office.

The winners included; Microsoft – Energy Smart Award, Facebook – Hyperscale Data Center Award, CyrusOne – Data Center Construction Team of the Year, EcoDataCenter – Multi Tenant Data Center Design, Yotta Infrastructure – Data Center Architecture Award, and OCP Group – Enterprise Data Center Design, Enel X – Mission Critical Technical Innovation and Salute Mission Critical – Data Center Operations Team of the Year.

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