A CDE Definition
The greater Phoenix, Arizona area that is home to many technology companies. A distinct advantage is that Silicon Desert is only an hour flight to Silicon Valley, the greatest density of hardware and software companies in the U.S. See high-tech regions.
The following areas with a high concentration of computer, electronics or Internet companies have been given their own nicknames. The premier location in the world is Silicon Valley in California, south of San Francisco. See also high-tech people.
Silicon Valley Northern California
Silicon Beach Southern California
Silicon Alley New York City
Nerd Street Philadelphia
Silicon Forest Northern Oregon
Silicon Prairie Austin, Texas
Silicon Desert Phoenix, Arizona
Silicon Slopes Salt Lake City, Utah
Silicon Glen Scotland
Silicon Wadi Israel
Bit Valley Tokyo
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