Data Center Demand Dives Underground

Data Center Demand Dives Underground

Data storage demand is expected to quadruple by 2017, and the need for strong, safe facilities has pushed colocation firms to seek out specialized underground storage areas across the country.

Underground data storage is not new—old mines have been leased for years to the U.S. government and various Fortune 500 companies have also used the method for disaster recovery purposes. Now, colocation firms, which set up speculative space to companies looking

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