(The Hosting News) – Lenexa, Kansas is set to get a new data center from colocation provider CoSentry.
On Thursday, the company announced that it would be investing $31.6 million towards the construction of a data center on property in the area encompassing more than 57 thousand square feet.
Among its services, CoSentry provides for cloud, disaster recovery and more.
“CoSentry performed an extensive market analysis prior to selecting the Kansas City area for our newest data center,” stated CoSentry VP and GM of the company’s south region Doug West when recently discussing the matter in a press release.
West continued, “We considered factors including business climate, incentives, and power costs.”
The company currently operates other data centers in U.S. locations including Nebraska, South Dakota and Missouri. Meanwhile, construction on the latest facility is set to begin next month.
West stated that his company considered 21 additional markets before finally selecting Lenexa. Cited in the company’s press release was energy provider KCP&L which Cosentry described as “a critical asset for data centers.”
Not far outside Kansas City, Missouri, the Lenexa area hosts some top technology companies including a 55 thousand square feet data center by hosting provider 1&1 Internet. Also forming a presence in the area are mobile providers Sprint and AT&T.
In June of last year, CoSentry announced that it was partnering with communication company Pinpoint Network Solutions to expand its services via a connectivity build crossing the Atlantic. For more information regarding CoSentry, visit the company’s website: http://www.cosentry.com/