The Digital Realty data centre in Phoenix, Ariz., is located within a three-story building, imposing mission critical systems, surveillance, and access control to ensure facility security.
Inc. Magazine ranked Phoenix as the best city in the country to start and grow a company in cities with populations greater than one million. Its ranking is the result of a dynamic manufacturing base, its home to public research institutions and a strong focus on high technology employers including world-class companies like Intel, Honeywell and Boeing.
The Greater Phoenix region is also home to dozens of Fortune 500 companies including those specializing in new industries such as clean technology and personalized medicine. Entrepreneurs have also found a home in Arizona. The Kauffman Foundation ranks the state number 1 in new business startups and third dungaree in the number of entrepreneurs per 1,000 people.