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November 25, 2014

Steel Mill Transformed Into Juiced Datacenter

The floor space, the ruggedness of the Motor Building, and relatively short distances to Washington DC and New York and the very short distance to Philadelphia all make the Keystone NAP attractive, particularly for companies who want to have low-latency…


November 24, 2014

There’s a Hidden Data Center Crisis in the Northeast

In the Northeast, there is an increasingly urgent need for advanced data center facilities. Advanced data centers (ADCs) – like major network access points (NAPs) in Las Vegas, Miami, and elsewhere – offer extreme power durability and comprehensive connectivity in…





November 19, 2014

Data, not steel, for Bucks site

The first of several custom-built “KeyBlock” 400-kilowatt modular units will be combined to hold data from area corporations. Keystone NAP’s Peter Ritz said the site’s proximity to power companies and big data customers makes it appealing.


November 19, 2014

Pennsylvania Company Hopes Brownfield Becomes Data Center Gold

Keystone NAP, a nascent co-location and managed IT services provider, has announced plans for what it calls the “first advanced data center” in the Northeastern US region. The year-old company is led by seasoned tech executive Peter B. Ritz, and…


November 18, 2014

Data center rising at ex-steel mill

Sometime next month, semitrailer flatbed trucks will head north from multinational electrical-equipment maker Schneider Electric’s assembly center near Raleigh, N.C. with the first custom-built “KeyBlock” 400-kilowatt modular units to build the planned Keystone NAP data center at the former U.S.…


data center knowledge November 18, 2014

Keystone NAP Converting Pennsylvania Steel Mill Into Data Center

The goal is to bring a web-scale data center to enterprises, as well as to serve web-scale companies themselves. “Take a look at what companies like Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook are doing at scale,” said Keystone NAP CEO Peter Ritz.…