Suburban 'Telco Hotels' May Increase In Popularity

In the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks businesses are interested in suburban telecommunications hubs as data centers.

October 26, 2001, 8:00 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


"The massive business disruptions caused by the attack on the World Trade Center have produced a surge of interest in backup power systems and redundant data centers, and may increase the appeal of suburban buildings that had been equipped or envisioned as telecommunications hubs before the 'telco hotel' business grew bleaker."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Sunday, October 21, 2001 in The New York Times

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