4 Reasons Nevada Data Center Sites Should Use Solar Power

There are specific operating requirements for a successful data center and one critical element is power. The power utilized by data centers can rival that of a small town and the long-term cash value of a one-cent decrease in power costs over a 10-year period per MW is approximately $797,160. This is a substantial savings … Read more

Cobalt Names Jeff Brown President

Industry Veteran to Lead Company and Propel Growth Las Vegas, NV (July 8, 2013) – Cobalt Data Centers, a Las Vegas-based provider of premium co-location and datacenter solutions, today announced the appointment of Jefferson S. Brown as President of the company, effective immediately. The company also announced that Mike Ballard, Cobalt’s previous CEO, has stepped … Read more

Nevada Joins Arizona With Southwest U.S. Data Center Tax Incentives

Nevada is the latest state to offer data center providers with tax incentives as a draw to their state. According to a source at the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, and based on information from the legislature, the legislation recently passed is slated to be applicable as of July 1, 2012. Exact detail has not … Read more

Cobalt Data Centers to Provide Service Focused Cloud Interconnection Hub

(Las Vegas) – SkyWire®Media, Inc., a national Mobile Content Enabler (MCE), today announced an agreement with Las Vegas-based Cobalt Data Centers to provide high-availability data center and interconnection services for its fast growing mobile solutions business. The agreement is a “win-win” for Las Vegas as it joins together two local businesses to handle innovative mobility … Read more

Las Vegas Data Center Market Update April 2013

The Las Vegas market for colocation has heated up significantly in the last six months, with expansion reports from providers reaching approximately 745,000 gross square feet. With the recent opening of Cobalt Data Centers and ViaWest, and anticipated opening of Switch’s new site, scheduled for May 2013, the total gros square feet will top 2,453,000 … Read more

‘Cloudy’ Forecast Is Good News for Las Vegas Data Center Builders

‘Cloudy’ Forecast Is Good News for Las Vegas Data Center Builders 04/11/2013 By Doug Puppel For a place that gets sunshine nearly 300 days a year, you can now find a lot of clouds in Las Vegas. One of the economic bright spots in a city laid low by the recession and real estate bust … Read more

Cobalt Colocation Data Center Completes SOC 1 and 2 Audits

LAS VEGAS – Cobalt Data Centers, a provider of high density colocation and trusted virtual data center solutions, announced today the completion of both a SOC 1 (SSAE 16) Type I audit and a SOC 2 Type I audit. “As a leading carrier-neutral data center in Nevada, Cobalt Data Centers remains committed to the highest … Read more