Cirrus Data Services Entering Colocation Data Center Market in Salt Lake City, Utah

Cirrus Data Services, a subsidiary of Gardner Company based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has announced the first phase of its View 78 Data Center campus in Salt Lake City. The facility will be the first data center campus for Cirrus Data Services. The first phase includes a 32MW wholesale and hyperscale colocation data center offering. Subsequent plans include the development and operations up to 160MW of data center capacity on the site.

“We are excited to announce the launch of Cirrus Data Services and that we are entering the data center colocation market,” said Christian Gardner, CEO of Gardner Company. “The Salt Lake City data center market is growing; major firms and organizations are coming to Utah because of the many advantages this State has to offer.”

Cirrus Data Services is developing a campus of purpose-built data center facilities offering Tier III and Tier II topographies. The first phase will include over 224,000 square feet of data center space with a technology load capacity of 32MW. The first phase will also include approximately 18,000 square feet of office space including technical burn-in and storage areas.

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The facility’s flexible power distribution and cooling design enable both low-density and high-density racks. FirstDigital is providing initial fiber, network connectivity, and telecommunications services. The campus will include additional fiber vendors to meet tenant requirements. Cirrus Data Services’ expansion plans for this site includes up to 160MW of capacity with over 1,120,000 square feet of data center infrastructure. Additional expansion plans include a second large-scale data center campus in Salt Lake City.

“Our new data center campus located in the View 78 development in Midvale is designed for both hyperscale and wholesale tenants including cloud service providers, enterprise companies, and other large-scale tenants,” said James Jeffries, President of Cirrus Data Services. “Our product is intended to be scalable and provide an adaptable solution to meet the needs of sophisticated tenants in this sector.”

Other existing multi-tenant data center offerings in the Salt Lake City market include DataBank, which operates three facilities in the region, and Flexential, which has seven data centers in the Salt Lake City area. In addition, other major firms also have data centers in this region including the recent announcement from Facebook that they are building a campus in Eagle Mountain.

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