Data Center POST had the opportunity to connect with Laurance Lewis, CCO at AVAIO Digital. Laurance is a dedicated leader with over 20 years of experience in the data center infrastructure industry. He is spearheading the launch of AVAIO Digital, a data center business managed by AVAIO Capital. Focused on developing and constructing sustainable hyperscale data centers, AVAIO Digital is committed to fulfilling the industry’s data needs with sustainable solutions. Read more to learn about Laurance and the exciting new locations AVAIO Digital will discuss at PTC’23 below.
Data Center POST (DCP) Question: What does participating in PTC’23 mean to your company?
Laurance Lewis, CCO AVAIO Digital (LL) Answer: PTC’23 is a chance to show the data center market who we are and what we’re about at AVAIO Digital. We are a team of dedicated development, operational, commercial, construction, and investment professionals offering scalable and sustainable hyperscale data center campuses. To us, PTC’23 is an excellent opportunity to connect with peers from different niches within the industry, as well as from different areas and markets across the globe.
DCP Q: What products/services/locations/other are you excited to share at the PTC’23 conference?
LL A: We are excited to introduce our extensive lineup of build-to-suit, wholesale colocation, dark fiber, lit and conduit services. Industries served include AI, Cloud, Financial, Gaming, Government, Healthcare, Media, Technology, and Telecom Networks. Our scalable hyperscale data center campuses feature renewable power sources, and are highly interconnected sites located in the following locations:
- Vancouver, Canada.
- Toronto, Canada
- Quincy, WA
- Gatineau, Canada
- Pittsburgh, CA
- Phoenix, AZ
- Central Virginia
- Virginia Beach, VA
- County Mayo, Ireland
- Berlin, Germany
- Madrid, Spain
DCP Q: As you think about PTC’23, what business goal is most important to you and why?
LL A: We are focussed on achieving AVAIO Digital’s mission of fusing large-scale development and in-house operating capabilities with sustainable practices in critical data center markets. PTC’23 will be an excellent opportunity for us to engage with the community, develop strategic relationships, and share our visions for our growing portfolio of hyperscale sites.
DCP Q: How can people meet or learn more about you at PTC’23 (or after)?
LL A: Those interested in meeting with us at PTC’23 can request meetings at this link: https://www.imillerpr.com/landing-page/avaio-meet-with-avaio-digital)
To learn more about AVAIO, they can visit http://avaiodigital.com/#home.
DCP Q: What else would you like for our readers to know that you haven’t already shared about your company?
LL A: AVAIO Digital is a data center business managed by AVAIO Capital, a build-to-core infrastructure investment firm led by professionals from investment, site selection, development, engineering, construction, and operating backgrounds. AVAIO Digital is pursuing build-to-suit development, wholesale colocation and construction of sustainable hyperscale data centers in North America and Europe. Funded by a $375 million equity commitment from a large investment manager with more than $25 billion of assets under management, AVAIO Digital has a pipeline of hyperscale projects already under development in the US, Canada and Western Europe, representing over 400 MWs of capacity.
If you want to learn more about PTC’23, please visit: www.ptc.org. The event takes place January 15-18, 2023 in Honolulu, HI – registration is still open for those interested in attending.
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