Dean Nelson, of Data Center Pulse, Inc., has announced his team is taking proposals from engineering, design, and hardware firms to design a data center in Phoenix. The proposals must meet design criteria laid out during the 7x24 conference held nine months ago. These include a building design that would allow scaling as needed.

Requests for proposals are due on August 20, 2010 with construction scheduled to begin on January 1, 2011. To follow the details, or to apply, join the LinkedIn group through the Data Center Pulse, Inc. website at