http://www.missioncriticalmagazine.com/blogs/14-the-mission-critical-blog/post/88665-arizonas-data-center-law-modernizes-economy • 09.28.2016
Arizona has emerged in recent years as a key state in the fast-growing data center technology market. Besides affordable energy costs, quality infrastructure and a talented workforce, the Grand Canyon State is situated in a geographic setting that’s largely free from natural disasters — an important attribute that safeguards these multimillion-dollar operations.
McKesson, a healthcare services and information technology company, will occupy a 271,000-square-foot twinned office complex in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. The facility is currently under construction and is expected to be complete in early 2018. Upon completion, the new building will be home to McKesson’s existing Scottsdale-based workforce of more than 1,400, with room to accommodate nearly 2,200 total jobs over the next five years.