Originally posted to Data Center POST

As cloud computing continues to assert its dominance over local storage, companies across the world are beginning to realize the need for more localized data centers. Fully centralized, massive data storage facilities are now too far from their points of use, causing a higher degree of latency than users are willing to accept.

As a multi-tenant data center provider, DC BLOX provides digital businesses with the infrastructure and connectivity that they need to meet users’ needs. The company recently announced the next phase of its growth: the opening of a new data center in Birmingham, Alabama.

The new facility is the company’s fourth, and it will be its flagship facility. The first phase is ready to welcome tenants with 5 MW of power and 13,000 square feet of office space, including conference rooms, workstations, and demo space. In time, the facility can expand to cover offer up 200,000 square feet and deliver on more than 60 MW of IT load.

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