CPExecutive.com – September 10, 2019.
The Southeast is an emerging region for data center development and home of DC BLOX’s latest data center in Birmingham, Alabama. In this article, Jeff Uphues, CEO of DC BLOX, discusses why this region is attractive for investment and what is fueling the increased demand for data centers in this region.
Excerpt from the article:
Multi-tenant data center provider DC BLOX opened the first phase of its $785 million development in Birmingham, Ala., this summer. The facility provides 5 megawatts of power, 18,000 square feet of white space and 13,000 square feet of office space, including conference rooms, demo space, hoteling cubes and workstations.
In the interview below, DC BLOX CEO Jeff Uphues reveals the story behind the company’s new flagship property and the challenges of operating in emerging markets.
DC BLOX’s newly opened flagship data center in Birmingham, Ala., is the result of a private-public partnership and now stands as the company’s largest existing facility.