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North Texas Generates Tech Talent

November 14, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

While the West and East Coasts may be legacy tech hubs, there can be no denying that Texas is a rising star on the tech scene — and with good reason.

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Data Centers and Texas, Part Il: The Perfect Match

November 07, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

Following Part l of our dive into the optimal features and conditions that make Texas the perfect home for data centers, there is still more to unpack when it comes to this match. 

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Midlothian Generating Tech Talent Pool

October 31, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

What business:

  • Operates in an often unmarked building?
  • Requires substantial amounts of power and water?
  • Doesn’t produce any products?
  • Doesn’t require a sizable staff?
  • Does require high-level security?

If you answered “data center,” then perhaps you know a thing or two about amps, ohms, and clouds. Well, more like the cloud.

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Data Centers and Texas Part I: An Extraordinary Friendship

October 24, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

Long before Google announced the construction of its first data center in North Texas, the Lone Star State served as a hub for data centers and continually attracted a steady flow of demand. However, in the past few years, data center growth in the state has exceeded expectations. 

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Trades That Are Dominating the Data Center Workforce

October 03, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

As the advanced technology employed in data centers continues to evolve, the demand for specific trades and skills that can keep up with the changing landscape increases at an equal rate. 

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Tech Trends Part II: Exploring the Future of the Data Center Market

September 19, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

The data center industry is changing and growing at a striking pace, as we’ve highlighted in our Tech Trends Part 1 blog. This is creating distinct changes that can be seen in data centers across the country.

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Tech Trends: A Look Inside the Data Center Industry in 2019 and Beyond

August 22, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

With more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day, there is an urgent need for data centers to manage, store, and protect this ever-increasing volume of information.

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Google Elevating Educational Assets In Its Data Center Communities

January 17, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

What do Douglas County, Ga., Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Mayes County, Okla., have in common? They all have school districts that have reaped the benefits of a Google data center in their respective communities.

Google has proven time and again that while it prefers keeping a low profile when setting up shop in communities, it does not hold back when it comes to technologically enhancing the lives of students.

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DFW Offers Hot Destination for Data Centers

November 08, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

Sometimes a remote location is just what an expanding company needs, especially when it comes to data centers.

That desire for ample land and open space may have played into Google's July 2018 decision to purchase 375 acres of land in Midlothian, located just 26 miles south of Dallas-Fort Worth.

The rapidly expanding North Texas community of 42,000 is a rising star on the southern DFW landscape, and offers “fringe benefits.”

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