SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Yondr Group, a global leader, developer, owner operator and service provider of hyperscale data centers, today announced a major expansion plan to deliver data center infrastructures across the United States, Canada, Central and South America.
A Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) report found that the data center construction pipeline reached near-record levels in 2020, with over 611.3MW under construction in the United States. The significant investment in data center projects will add to Yondr Group’s existing network of global data centers and underscores the growing momentum to meet cloud and edge computing demands in the Americas.
Yondr Group has appointed Éanna Murphy as Senior Vice President of Operations for the Americas. Éanna will lead the investment, development and management of digital infrastructure assets across the Americas, ensuring the delivery of solutions that enable the most innovative clients to flourish without constraints. Prior to joining Yondr Group, Éanna, a leading authority on data center development, was a key member of the Google Data Center Delivery and Execution Leadership Team, where he oversaw the buildout of some of the world’s largest data centers.
“The Americas represent a significant opportunity for Yondr Group,” said Dave Newitt, CEO and Founder of Yondr Group. “Already, the USA’s data center capacity alone is more than twice that of Europe. And it’s continuing to grow, with a predicted 11GW…