Pittsburgh, long considered a port city known for linking Midwest and Eastern markets, is now world-class hub linking technology, research and education. The Pittsburgh Innovation District, a center for inventiveness and ingenuity, includes the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University (home of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center), and UPMC, located in the heart of the city. Local companies such as Intel, Google, Uber, Apple, GE, PPG, and Caterpillar have spent upwards of $2B+ on corporate R&D, making Pittsburg the home of bleeding-edge technologies such as autonomous vehicle development, engineering and testing.
DataBank’s downtown data center is the carrier hotel of choice for the metro Pittsburgh area, equipped to supply carrier neutral access to a rich selection of top-tier carriers and network providers. This data center facility is stationed in NOVA Place, the newly updated Allegheny Technology Center Mall.
Pittsburgh is at low risk of natural disasters in comparison with the national average, while commercial power is cost effective. A local service feel coupled with national reach and a range of options to meet demands for colocation, cloud solutions, and managed services, Pittsburgh is an excellent location for the care and feeding of enterprise IT assets.