Economic Development News
Tuesday, July 10 2018
Birmingham, AL — Atlanta-based DC BLOX announced plans for a data center in Birmingham that has the potential to grow into a flagship operation with an investment that could total $785 million.
DC BLOX, a provider of data center, network and cloud services, plans to use the 27-acre, former Trinity Steel site in downtown Birmingham to develop a technology and innovation campus that will drive the connected digital economy in Birmingham and all of Alabama.
The company said the project has the potential to be a $785 million investment over the next 10 years, depending on the success it and Birmingham has in attracting marquee clients and their employees.
Tuesday, September 22 2015
One Marketplace™ Interconnection of High-Demand Data Centers and Network Resources Simplifies Enterprise Connectivity in Greater Atlanta Metro
Chicago, IL -- Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces the expansion of its One Marketplace™ network in Atlanta, Georgia, a technology and business hub in the Southeast that holds the fourth-largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. and is home to 75 percent of Fortune 1000 companies. The diverse route fiber ring provides local customers with access to Global Capacity’s near-ubiquitous network reach and portfolio of data connectivity solutions to support today's Internet, security, video, voice and cloud applications that demand scalable and secure connectivity.
The 25-mile, diversely routed fiber ring interconnects Global Capacity’s Points of Presence (PoPs) located within Equinix’s data centers at 180 Peachtree St. NW and 56 Marietta St. NW, and Level 3 Communications’ 345 Courtland St., NE data center.