Prime’s San Jose data center is in the heart of Silicon Valley with 10 MW of critical power. Easily connect to local Internet Exchange Points and subsea cables for network optimization.
The San Jose data center market, is part of Silicon Valley, the second-largest in the world. The region offers proximity to some of the largest tech companies in the world as well as a large, educated population base and strong connectivity / access to APAC.
Prime’s San Jose data center features 10 critical megawatts of power capacity in the heart of Silicon Valley. The site is ideal for enterprise customers with a focus on sustainability with waterless cooling for optimized WUE and the sourcing of renewable power to the facility.
1. Data centers on your terms: unique ownership and dynamic lease options
2. Ample capacity for short / long-term growth
3. Wholesale dark fiber for carrier hotel MMR access
LEARN WHAT MAKES SILICON VALLEY SUCH A DESIRABLE, DATA CENTER HUB.
OVERVIEW | The city of San Jose is the primary hub of Silicon Valley. Approximately 1,000,000 people call San Jose home, one-third of total population of the region.
Adobe, Cisco, eBay, PayPal, ServiceNow, Google and numerous other leading companies are headquatered in Silicon Valley making the region highly desirable for organizations looking to deliver an optimized experience to as many eyeballs as possible.
The talent pool in and around San Jose is abundant and educated with numerous private and public universities within a short drive including the local Stanford, San Jose State University and Santa Clara University.
The area is served by three international airports and numerous regional airports for convenient travel. Enjoy world-class dining and entertainment throughout the region.
MARKET SIZE | CBRE ranked Silicon Valley as the third-largest North American wholesale data center market for supply with nearly 370 MW added in H1'22 alone.
With ~50 data centers, Santa Clara is the heart of Silicon Valley hosting more than neighboring San Jose, Sunnyvale and Mountain View combined.
Silicon Valley / San Jose has the lowest vacancy rate of any major North American data center market with 1.3% and experienced the second-highest absorption in at 56.2 MWs.
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POWER | The primary power provider serving San Jose is Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E). PG&E provides the lowest power costs in Northern California.
In the wholesale data center business, one cent per kwh difference can mean $875,000 in savings/waste for a 10 MW data center per year depending on which side of the change you are on. All California utility providers passed through rate increases for 2023, so while costs are increasing, SVP remains cheaper than PG&E and other regional players.
Renewable Power Sources | California passed SB100 which envisions a California with a greenhouse gas-free energy supply by 2045. PG&E offers 48% of its supply sourced from renewable energy sources like wind, solar and hydro. With readily-available renewable energy, costs are comparable to carbon-based energy sources.
Power Reliability | PG&E continues to improve its overall reliability with a 15% year-over-year improvement in SAIDI performance.
|NETWORK | Northern California is one of the ideal North American regions for connectivity services. Since the early days of MAE West, data has flowed through the region to and from APAC.
The original Palo Alto Internet Exchange or PAIX is now located inside an Equinix meet-me Room (MMR) and offers interconnection with hundreds of networks.
|Multiple subsea cable landing stations are close to Silicon Valley including Manchester and Morro Bay for access to Japan, Southeast Asia, China, Singapore and other APAC hubs.
Dark fiber access is abundant with multiple providers offering fiber ring access to regional carrier hotels / MMRs.
|RISK PROFILE | As it pertains to economic risk, the state of California is one of the strongest in the United States: second highest GDP growth in the nation between the fourth quarter of 2019 and first quarter of 2022.
Silicon Valley's tech-centric connection will play an even more important role in the state in 2023 and beyond.
|Risk of Natural Disaster | Northern California is a high-risk region for fires, earthquakes, drought and other disasters. Safety / Threat Level | Out of the 15 safest large cities in the US (with a population over 300,000) ranked by Forbes, Silicon Valley was number 9, demonstrating its high quality of life.
Our mission is to build your foundation for technology advancement. Your data will forever change the world. Talk with Prime about your goals in Silicon Valley. Together, we will build a solution that helps ease short-term pressures with the long-term relationship in mind.