CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DENVER, June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Flexential, a leading provider of data center colocation and hybrid IT solutions, today announced major expansions in both its Portland, Ore. and Nashville, Tenn. markets, including the construction of a vast, new state-of-the-art data center in Portland and the build out of nearly 40,000 additional square feet in one of its Nashville data centers. These new developments are evidence of Flexential's continued growth and commitment across the country to create solutions at the Edge—right where customers demand low latency access to data.
"Always striving to stay ahead of our customers' IT capacity needs, we constantly seek opportunistic expansion of our data center portfolio nationwide," said Joe Guerriero, General Counsel and Real Estate Portfolio Manager, Flexential. "Customers look to us to provide flexible colocation services, in the most appropriate location, in order to solve complex IT requirements. Physical data center space is an essential piece of nearly every solution—from colocation, cloud, DRaaS or professional services."
Growth in Portland Flexential plans to construct its new facility, the largest to date, in Hillsboro on 20 acres of land near the company's existing data centers, increasing Flexential's footprint in the market to more than 500,000 gross square feet upon completion. One new Flexential customer, a global file storage company, recently signed a five-year contract to use significant space, 3 MW of high-density power, with the ability to expand to 9 MW, in one of the current Hillsboro data centers.
Direct access to three trans-Pacific subsea cables, supplying connectivity between Asia and the western coast of the United States, along with some of the lowest tax rates in the U.S., make Flexential's Portland facilities an attractive option for businesses looking to balance cost, infrastructure and best deliver their services.