If you are working on a Las Vegas data center initiative, you should consider the Phoenix data center market. Here's why. For a comprehensive comparison of Phoenix and Las Vegas data centers, please download our evaluation tool using the form on the right.
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The recent Texas power outages demonstrate how nature disrupts operations. Choose low-risk regions or the lowest-risk area (outside flood plain, high elevation) within a high-risk region to mitigate nature-related risk.
Are there risk-centric organizations within a 50-mile radius of your data center? Think airports, chemical manufacturing, nuclear plants, outdoor gun ranges, etc. If so, their risk is your risk. Choose a location with the right neighbors.
While both markets offer excellent power costs compared to coastal population centers, Phoenix has a slight edge when it comes to utility rates. Sustainability / Green power optins are comparable between the two locations.
Organizations that commit to more than 500 kW in Phoenix have the ability to qualify for 100% AZ-state tax abatement. Qualifying can be very valuable and possibly worth up to 2-4 years of free rent. Goes to Phoenix.
While the cost of real estate is comparable between Las Vegas and Phoenix, Phoenix has a lower cost of colocation due to the competition of colocation providers that simply does not exist in Las Vegas. Point Phoenix.
The cost for waves, bandwidth and other communications is similar between the metro areas. Phoenix is a part of the U.S. "southern" fiber route stretching from California to Texas, Atlanta and then turning north to DC and New York.
Convenient Chandler Location
H5 Data Centers' Phoenix location is a purpose-built, state-of-the-art Tier III facility designed to provide industry-leading energy efficiency and privacy.
H5 Data Centers' Phoenix location has up to 180,000 square feet and 26 MWs and offers private suites, cages, cabinets & custom data center space/power configurations.