Centeris, a Bellevue-based data center, is teaming up with ScaleMatrix to bring a first-of-its-kind data center to Puyallup.
ScaleMatrix, which has offices in San Diego and Houston, is the purveyor of Dynamic Density Control (DDC) cabinet technology, which is designed to “address the growing power, cooling, efficiency, and density challenges of today’s IT landscape,” according to the company’s website.
“We have been fans of the DDC platform for some time and appreciate its integrated approach to supporting dense Enterprise and HPC workloads, which are rapidly growing in multiple customer segments,” Centeris Director Larry Benaroya said in a statement. “We welcome ScaleMatrix at our high-performance Seattle campus and look forward to providing robust infrastructure and hyper-scalability to support ScaleMatrix’s industry-leading solutions and tremendous growth in a number of exciting segments of technology, AI, and the life sciences.”
In its announcement, ScaleMatrix cites the Seattle area’s proximity to the aerospace, defense, life sciences, IT, and clean technology industries as a factor in locating the new facility in the area. Favorable utility rates, a dedicated expandable on-site power substation capable of supporting 50 megawatts of power, and hundreds of thousands of square feet of expansion space made Centeris’ South Hill site an attractive option.
“We are excited to extend the unique capabilities of ScaleMatrix and our DDC platform to the Seattle and Pacific Northwest market, which is a nexus of cloud and AI activity, as well as an attractive gateway to Asia,” said Chris Orlando, CEO of ScaleMatrix. “Our decision to partner with Centeris was driven by the quality of their SH1 data center, competitive power pricing, regional, national, and global connectivity options, and the ease of working with their forward-thinking management team.”
The new data center will be unveiled at a launch event on March 14. More information is available online.