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Compass Datacenters, one of Inc. Magazine’s 5000 fastest growing companies, designs and constructs data centers for some of the world’s largest hyperscalers and cloud providers on campuses across the globe. Our corporate culture is predicated on continual improvement and innovation and has enabled us to marry technology with modern manufacturing methods to enhance our ability to consistently deliver our customer’s projects faster, with no sacrifices in quality. Since our inception, our sustainability efforts have encompassed the entire data center from its design to its post-delivery performance, including the efficient use of land, water-free cooling and a focus on Green House Gas reduction in the materials used to build our facilities and in their operation. Compass embraces a long-term perspective with the financial strength of investors Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Brookfield Infrastructure.


Allyship in Tech: How to Support Women in the Workplace with the Power of Curiosity, Vulnerability and Humility 

At this year’s Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) conference, Compass Director, Cloud Sales, Chelsey Cooper, and Director, Marketing, Fra...

Data Center ESG: How we are forging a reliable, sustainable and inclusive digital future

Understand what data center ESG is and how Compass is committed to forging a reliable, sustainable and inclusive digital future.

Fog Computing vs Cloud Computing – What’s The Difference?


Fog Computing vs Cloud Computing: What's the difference? Find out the distinctions and learn more about these two data center types.

Taking a proactive approach to physical security of data centers 

Compass Datacenters takes a preventative approach to physical security. We use a layered approach to data center security. Compass evaluates security ...

What’s Really Driving Edge Data Center Market Increases (Hint: It’s Not 5G)

The edge data center market is projected to grow by 23% over the next 6 years, but what is driving the trend? Here’s the true driver behind increase...

Understanding Difference in Edge Data

Understand the differences in edge data centers and how they meet the demand for additional capacity, reduced latency, and data security.

Why a Dallas/Fort Worth Data Center?

The Dallas/Fort Worth region is one of the largest and most active data center markets in the United States. Compass serves this market via two data c...

Why a Phoenix Data Center?

Phoenix metro area's emergence as major data center location is based on many factors attractive to hyperscale and cloud providers including Compass.

Why Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia is without question the nation's data center Mecca. Compass Datacenters discusses what makes this area so valuable to data.

IoT: The Present and the Future

The Internet of Things is one of the world's fastest-growing technology segments. Download this free whitepaper to learn more

5G – What, Where, When and Why

5G has been getting a lot of press exposure but what is it and where are we in terms of its implementation? A comprehensive guide to the frontier of ...

Edge Computing: Coming to an Area (Very) Near You

Edge computing is growing in popularity and importance. It can help to know what it is and why it's so valued. Here's a brief summary.