DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--H5 Data Centers, a national colocation and wholesale data center provider, announces the opening of a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Coalition) Innovation Center at its flagship Denver data center campus. Located at 5350 S. Valentia Way in Greenwood Village, H5 is opening the STEM Innovation Center in conjunction with the Colorado Technology Association, Handy Networks and Eaton Corp. The Innovation Center will offer students a classroom setting inside an operational data center, providing students focused on Science and Technology a hands-on experience.
"Just as it is important for commercial companies to assist in producing our leaders for tomorrow, it is equally vital to promote the development of tomorrow's engineers and technologists. H5 Data Centers is proud to provide an opportunity to help grow and nurture ambitious students and provide them real-world experience," said Bill Johnson, vice president of colocation and data center operations at H5 Data Centers.
STEM Innovation Center Highlights:
- Tier III data center serving enterprises and cloud services providers
- 180,000 SF data center with capacity of up to 30 MWs
- Located in the heart of the Denver Tech Center
- Hands-on classroom setting for Colorado students interested in Science and Technology
"Business-led learning experiences are paramount to filling the Colorado tech talent gap," said Wendy Nkomo, COO and interim CEO of the Colorado Technology Association. "Exposure to technology in a career setting will inspire Colorado youth to pursue exciting and rewarding careers in tech.”
This unique, non-profit program launched on April 21, 2016. H5 and its partners are taking this ground-breaking step to enhance career development of the next generation of technology leaders. Beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, H5 will host STEM students on a monthly basis.
About H5 Data Centers
H5 Data Centers is one of the leading privately-owned data center operators in the United States with over one million square feet under management. The company designs and engineers flexible and scalable data center and interconnection solutions to address the business and operational requirements of its customers. H5 Data Centers currently owns data centers in Ashburn, Atlanta, Charlotte, Denver, Phoenix, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, and Seattle. For more information, visit www.h5datacenters.com.
STEM Innovation Center