The data center industry is a multibillion-dollar industry. According to Gartner, end-user spending on data center infrastructure for 2020 was $188 billion, a 10.3% decrease from 2019’s spending. With these figures, we can reach a consensus that there’s a massive market available for data cent...
Company: Switch SUPERNAP
Metro: Grand Rapids MI
Country: United States
Region: North America
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The Grand Rapids campus is designed for up to 1.8 million square feet of data center space and up to 120 megawatts (MW) of power. It features one of the most unusual data center structures in the country, the Switch Pyramid.
The building was originally built in 1989 to house offices for the Steelcase furniture company. The first phase of construction is an adaptive reuse of the pyramid that will create 225,000 square feet of data center space.
The site has a Foucault pendulum suspended from the ceiling in the main lobby of the massive data center.