Rubicon data center, a new venture of 365 main has announced its plans of setting up a data center facility at Reno, Nevada. Rubicon Data Center is a data center development firm based in San Francisco. Official reports from the company have confirmed the news about the launch of a new data center. The new center is going to be a 20 megawatt, 300,000 sq ft facility, as the first phase in its critical campus. Rubicon is currently lead by JP Balajadia and Kevin Louie, both veterans of the owner 365 main. They are looking for a partnership with Prologis, a real estate developer and land building firm to set up the data center. The plot for

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the center is a 44 acre land in the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Park, about 6 miles away from the heart of Reno. The Rubicon project aims to cater to enterprise firms, provide collocation facility, and office space to tenants. This site will have access to power and water from the Nevada Energy and TRI Water & Sewer Co., The company is looking for purchase of power from wholesale dealers in the area to reduce overall power costs. Rubicon is the latest in the line of data centers to be set up in the region of Reno. “Our goal is to deliver premium data centers at the lowest total cost of occupancy to all size tenants,” said Balajadia. “Low cost data center sites located in the Pacific Northwest have only been available to the Facebooks of the world. Our inaugural site in Reno provides similar benefits – low cost power, reduced sales and property taxes, and an environment conducive to achieving a low PUE. Data Center Talk updates its resources everyday. Visit us to know of the latest technology and standards from the data center world. Please leave your views and comments on DCT Forum