Madison has many factors that make it a great location for data centers.
- MGE (the local utility for the Madison Data Center) ranks among the top utilities in the country for electrical service reliability.
- Low power costs – Unlike the coasts, the Midwest has become extremely progressive in both energy production and distribution.
- Low risk location – The majority of the central US has zero hurricane hazard and very low seismic risk. The area has also been considered to have one of the world’s most advanced telecommunications networks, which makes it a focal point for both long-haul and transcontinental fiber networks.
- Easily accessible – When travel time is being taken into account, you can’t get more centrally located than the Midwest. Businesses on the East and West coasts can take advantage of its location by commuting effortlessly from anywhere in the Continental US.