Switch, a provider of the world’s largest colocation data centers headquartered in Las Vegas, has announced its plan to develop a more than 1 million square foot PRIME Data Center campus in Atlanta to meet client demand in the Southeastern United States.
Named The Keep, the new Atlanta data center campus will become the fourth Switch PRIME campus located strategically throughout the United States. The current PRIME campus locations are Las Vegas and Tahoe Reno, Nev., and Grand Rapids, Mich. The Switch PRIME in Atlanta is projected to be several million square feet with two campus locations as the ecosystem grows.
Here is how each PRIME location serves its respective region:
- Las Vegas serves as a PRIME hub for Los Angeles, Phoenix and the rest of the Southwestern United States
- Tahoe Reno serves as a PRIME hub for San Francisco, Silicon Valley and the rest of the Northwestern United States
- Grand Rapids serves as a PRIME hub for Chicago, New York and the rest of the Northeastern United States
- Atlanta will serve as a PRIME hub for Ashburn, Miami and the rest of the Southeastern United States
Switch PRIME locations are campus ecosystems that are over 1 million square feet and can be as large as 8 million square feet. The Keep Campus in Atlanta will offer customers the ability to operate in multiple Tier IV Gold data center environments on the east coast while remaining outside of natural disaster zones.
Customers at The Keep Campus in Atlanta will also have access to Switch CORE, a telecommunications purchasing cooperative selling services from over 50 carriers to Switch’s more than 700 clients globally.
As part of its long-standing commitment to being a leader in sustainability, Switch is working with local energy providers to ensure its campus will be powered using 100-percent green energy from new, local, renewable energy resources.
Switch founder and CEO Rob Roy has developed more than 260 patent and patent-pending claims covering data center designs that have manifested into the company’s data centers and technology solution ecosystems.