What innovations will Google Fiber in Kansas City bring (Video)

Michael Gelphman, Founder of Kansas City IT Professionals, sits down with Enrique Salem, the CEO of Symantic, to discuss the ramifications of the Google Fiber build out in Kansas City.

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Data Centers: A look inside the factors companies consider for site selection

Data centers for Google Inc., Microsoft Corp. and IBM Corp. have already made their homes in Iowa’s low-cost market, and a recent study suggests the state could soon see more similar projects.

The Boyd Co. Inc., a corporate location consultant based in New Jersey, conducted a study to find highly secure, cost-effective sites on which to build data security centers to support the banking and finance industry — with several Midwestern cities landing in the top 10.

The Ames area was in the No. 3 spot, behind Sioux Falls, S.D., and Tulsa, Okla. Council Bluffs placed fourth, and Omaha took the No. 8 spot.

Based on operating costs alone, Des Moines ranked No. 9 out of 45 cities in the survey, while Ames ranked No. 6. (see chart below)

Read more:http://www.businessrecord.com/main.asp?SectionID=52&SubSectionID=285&ArticleID=16980&TM=44312.2#ixzz1qbMwkPkk

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