DC BLOX, a provider of interconnected multi-tenant data centers delivering the infrastructure and connectivity essential to power today’s digital business, announced they have acquired land in High Point, North Carolina. DC BLOX has a mission to power and connect digital business’ in growing communities where availability, secure, reliable and robust digital infrastructure is limited. Their plan is to construct the first highly secure, Tier III data center in the Caroline Core, also called the Piedmont Triad region. which includes High Point, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem.
DC BLOX builds secure, reliable, multi-tenant data centers that are designed to Uptime Institute’s Tier III standard all across the Southeastern United States. When complete, the facility in the Piedmont Triad region will be interconnected to DC BLOX’s fully redundant network infrastructure with a 99.999% uptime Service Level Agreement (SLA). Their Southeastern regional network of data center and connectivity partners gives access to the region’s IX in Atlanta and Nashville, and has plans to connect to the IX in Charlotte.
DC BLOX understands that connectivity is at the core of business’ digital transformation. A well-connected data center is necessary to have a reliableIT infrastructure, protect equipment and data, and to securely move data to and from the necessary platforms, providers, and partners. Melvin “Skip” Alston, the chair of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners, said, “We have been impressed by what the company pledges to do for the community. In one of its presentations to the commissioners, DC BLOX pledged to work to reduce the digital divide in underprivileged areas; provide technology support for non-profits and disadvantaged minority-owned businesses; and foster training and education for tomorrow’s technology workers.” DC BLOX data centers are designed specifically to provide key services that allow modern businesses to continue scaling their IT ecosystems.
CEO of DC BLOX, Jeff Uphues said “When complete, our $305 million investment will enable enterprise businesses across industries, local and state government agencies, higher education institutions and managed service providers across North Carolina with major market capabilities, connectivity solutions and highly reliable services to enable effective digital transformation.” DC BLOX continues to offer a commitment to building secure, reliable Tier III data center facilities and will continue these efforts in the Southeastern Region.
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