SUBTROPOLIS TECHNOLOGY CENTER PARTNERS
Hunt Midwest is a dynamic real estate development company with over 50 years of development, construction and management experience in a wide range of projects including industrial, commercial, mission critical, self-storage, residential, multifamily, senior living, mixed-use and SubTropolis, the world’s largest underground business complex.
Hunt Midwest is a Kansas City-based, privately held company owned by the Lamar Hunt family. The Hunt family business is a diverse portfolio of entities involved in real estate, sports/media, energy/resource and private equity investments. In addition to Hunt Midwest, marquee entities include the Kansas City Chiefs, Hunt Southwest, FC Dallas Soccer Club, Toyota Stadium, Chicago Bulls and United Center.
LightEdge offers dynamic end-to-end network, colocation and managed solutions, providing businesses with reliable access to Fortune 100-level infrastructure backed by technology experts that quickly adapt and scale to meet changing business requirements. Founded in 1996, and headquartered out of Des Moines, Iowa, LightEdge serves both midwest and national companies from their five regional office locations with efficient and customized IT solutions that leverage a dynamic and scalable network and team of experienced engineers.
Contact LightEdge at LightEdge.com.
Evergy is committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable sources of energy today and well into the future. So we’re embracing alternative energy sources to generate more power with less impact to our environment, and adopting new technologies that let our customers manage their energy use in ways that work for them. Whether it’s new ways to connect with us, electric vehicle charging stations, or the next innovation around the corner, we’re dedicated to empowering a better future.
For more information, visit evergyinc.com.
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Be it new developments in real estate, transportation, workforce resources and more, KC is focused on what’s next. For information on the KC-area’s data center advantages, visit KCnext.
The Kansas City Area Development Council is a private, non-profit economic development organization charged with representing the economic interest of the entire two-state region of Greater Kansas City. Click here for why to locate your data center in Kansas City.
The KC Tech Council serves as the regional advocate for Kansas City’s tech industry. Supported by 100+ member-companies and sponsors, the KC Tech Council supports the regional tech industry by focusing on three priority areas – workforce development, policy advocacy and industry access.
For more information, visit KCTechCouncil.com.
Schneider Electric develops connected technologies and solutions to manage energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.
“Kansas City is a strategic market for our local cloud, colocation and data center infrastructure. As we looked to expand into the Kansas City area, the unique attributes of the Hunt Midwest partnership and the unique STC underground facility made our decision to locate here an easy one.”
“SubTropolis Technology Center and LightEdge are creating a best-in-class data center infrastructure that will offer a great combination of redundancy and capacity.”
“Veeam, It just works. Just like LightEdge. We couldn’t be happier with their solution and support.”
“The relationship between LightEdge and Hunt Midwest translates into the convergence of financial strength, best-in-class hosted IT services, experience with hybrid cloud environments, a highly secure and protected location and low kilowatt (kW) power costs compared to other areas of the U.S.”
“We are very excited about partnering with Hunt Midwest. The nearly unlimited bandwidth provided by fiber-optic facilities allows our services to easily and quickly expand as the needs of customers grow over time. Most of our customers like to future-proof their communications with flexible solutions to meet their ever-growing bandwidth requirements.”
“The robust electric transmission and distribution network – with multiple substations in the area and proximity to our generating station – is expandable to support future growth and power demands required by the tech industry. Plus, electric rates are among the lowest in the country.”
“The robust electric transmission and distribution network – with multiple substations in the area and proximity to our generating station – directly supports the needs of the technology industry. In other words, LightEdge’s innovative data center facility at SubTropolis Technology Center makes perfect sense.”
“The stability and flexibility that we have achieved by moving to LightEdge has freed capital and resources allowing us to stay ahead of technology changes, patient needs and our competition.”