Data Centers


Iowa City is situated along Interstate 80 and the I-80 fiber backbone.  Our region has low latency and high speed access direct to the colocation and interconnection center at  350 East Cermak Road in Chicago.


Iowa’s Midwest location is statistically one of the safest areas in the United States. Iowa has no or very limited threats from hurricanes, earthquakes, rolling utility blackouts and wildfires (click the PDF link upper left for national risk maps).


Iowa has one of the lowest costs for power in the nation. Our power costs are in the lower quartile pricing for utilities and utility costs in the Midwest are typically 25-40 percent less than the national average, according to the Energy Information Administration.