Kansas City is good for business because of its central location, robust telecommunications infrastructure, superior energy capability, and a supportive local economic development community that was among the earliest second-tier cities to market suitability for data centers. The Kansas City area also benefits from one of the deepest IT talent pools in the central U.S. due to a concentration of financial services, telecommunications, data processing, software and engineering firms.
Kansas City is centrally located in the US which reduces the likelihood that KC-based operations will become a target for disruption. Kansas City is consistently ranked among the best for constant, uninterrupted power service. Kansas City also offers one of the lowest utility costs in the country (approximately .05¢ per kWh), significantly decreasing operating expenses.