Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller,

Vantage Commences Four-Story Santa Clara Data CenterVantage Data Centers is doing double duty to address the limited supply of data center space in Santa Clara, the primary data hub in Silicon Valley. The company is commencing construction this week on the new V5 data center on its Santa Clara campus, even as it continues work on its V6 facility on an adjacent property. Between the two properties, Vantage has 24 megawatts of data center capacity under construction.

To make the most of its real estate, Vantage is building up. V5 will be a four-story data center, the tallest the company has built. It reflects the trend in Santa Clara, where CoreSite recently completed a four-story facility.

“Land is highly constrained here,” said Sureel Choksi, the president and CEO of Vantage Data Centers. “Because there’s not much land here, data centers are being built taller to maximize capacity. I think that’s we’ll continue to see that across the industry.”

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