Changes in edge computing, telemedicine, and AI are driving the need for more data center space. Despite the relatively high cost of real estate, Silicon Valley continues to be one of the largest and most important data center markets in the U.S. Our region is home to America’s leading tech players, including Apple, Google, Facebook, Intel, Cisco, Oracle and many others — making this a huge base of tech-savvy consumers, who are consistently among the earliest adopters of new products and services.