Meta (formerly Facebook) announced Tuesday a seventh and final expansion at its Altoona Data Center that will make it the company’s largest operational data center in the world. The expansion will add two new buildings to the data center campus, which upon completion will total more than 5 million square feet. Completion is expected in 2025. […]

Des Moines-based technology and marketing collective Anthologic has acquired Flatout, a company specializing in brand imaging. Anthologic is a privately owned group of companies, now including Flatout, that combines the specialized services of each company to serve businesses’ marketing and technology needs. Other members of the collective are Performance Marketing, Shift Interactive, Blue Traffic and Vector Haus. (Learn […]

California-based Internet backbone and colocation provider Hurricane Electric has established a new “point of presence” in Des Moines, providing customers new connectivity options and access to Hurricane Electric’s global network, which has more than 250 major exchange points across the world. The internet exchange in Des Moines, called Des Moines IX, is now the most geographically centered […]

Founder’s long-term goal is to create a new Des Moines-based freight hub Jeremy Spillman has a vision for using blockchain technology and “smart contracts” to bring trucking and the logistics industry into the 21st century. His Des Moines-based startup company, Toggle Inc., is currently conducting a private beta test of its new blockchain-driven digital freight […]

ViClarity, a global provider of GRC technology and formerly known as PolicyWorks LLC, will provide a suite of integrated consulting services to clients called AdVisor. This addition with allow GRC technology users to access advanced onboarding, submit questions within AdVisor and receive a timely response from a ViClarity consultant. AdVisor’s Advanced Onboarding feature gives credit […]

In 2020, the Business Record unveiled its annual innovationIOWA Magazine with less than three months to perfect our Zoom events technique. In 2021, we made the Zoom unveiling bigger and brought in four expert panelists to lead a truly statewide forum exploring how companies can support hybrid and fully remote organizations going into the future. […]