A 140 ACRE SITE ADJACENT U.S. ARMY CYBER COMMAND HQ
T5 Data Centers has just announced the planned development of its new 200MW government and enterprise cloud data center campus in Augusta, Georgia.
Named T5@Augusta, the new data center site spans 140 acres and located adjacent to Fort Gordon and the U.S. Army’s Cyber Command Headquarters. Hence, T5 considers the new site as an ideal location for secure federal hyperscale, or government contracted enterprise businesses.
“The vast, premium location of this property makes it ideal for federal cloud space and government contractors, with access to a large labor force with required security clearances, access to lit, dark, and black fiber, and any necessary physical security measures. In addition, our clients get a business-friendly and stable tax environment, with 100% sales tax abatement on IT purchases, property tax rebates, and low-cost reliable power,” said Pete Marin, CEO of T5 Data Centers.
“Augusta has made a name for itself as a hub for the cybersecurity industry. With T5’s development of this vast tract of land, the company is helping spur more tech-centric economic development for the community. We are pleased to support new projects in the area that will cement our city’s cybersecurity stronghold,” said Steven Kendrick, Chairman, Augusta Economic Development Authority.
Expected to be a multi-carrier data center facility, T5@Augusta has access to 16 carriers and can support low latency connectivity to existing federal cloud zones. Served by Georgia Power, the new data center campus offer an immediate power availability of up to 15MW through an adjacent substation. Furthermore, the facility is bounded by 115kV and 230kV transmission lines which the company plans to leverage for scalable power needs in excess of 200MW.
This announcement is coming about 14 months after T5 launched its T5@Silicon Valley data center, an acquired newly-built data center which is located in Silicon Valley, Newark, California. T5@Silicon Valley facility immediately featured a 128,000 square foot building with 17MW of critical power capacity.