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Officials with Netrality Data Center, one of the country’s operators of interconnection facilities, announced in a news release May 11 that it is expanding its space at 1301 Fannin St., Houston. President and CEO Gerald Marshall said in a news release that the expansion will support a variety of technological advancements such as artificial intelligence.

“The expansion of 1301 Fannin serves the region’s growing demand for cutting-edge, secure, high-density and energy-efficient data center environments, allowing it to remain Houston’s epicenter for innovation and technological advancements,” Marshall said in the release. “It’s also a testament to our commitment to creating sustainable, scalable environments, including state-of-the-art cooling technology capable of supporting higher-density deployments for customers’ innovative technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning.”

The expansion project consists of two new data halls consisting of 17,000 square feet and more than 2.5 megawatts of network capacity. The company plans to complete the expansion at the end of summer.

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