T5 Data Centers Expands Its Sales Team with Vice President Sales for T5@Dallas and a New Senior Director Business Development for T5@LA

T5 Data Centers, a data center owner/operator with data center facilities in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Dallas, Portland, Charlotte, Chicago, New York and Colorado, has announced the addition of two new data center sales professionals to its executive team. Michael Lee has been named Vice President Sales and Marketing, leading sales and marketing efforts for the T5@Dallas Campus, and Mark Whitener has been appointed Senior Director, Business … [Read more...]

New Company, eStruxture Data Centers, Launches Canada-Wide Data Center Platform and Raises $80 Million in Funding

eStruxture Data Centers, a new network and cloud-neutral data center operator delivering colocation, private cloud, managed services, and bandwidth services, a company based in Montréal, has announced the creation of its Canada-wide data center platform. It would serve the increasing demand for large, energy efficient data centers, driven by the adoption of cloud services and a move to store data within Canada. An initial $80 million in … [Read more...]

H5 Data Centers Announces Build-Out of Additional Colocation Space at Its Cleveland Data Center

H5 Data Centers, a U.S. colocation and wholesale data center provider, has announced the build-out of an additional sixty-five colocation cabinets (ready by September 2017) at its Cleveland data center located at 1625 Rockwell Avenue in downtown Cleveland, OH. The Cleveland data center was acquired by H5 Data Centers at the beginning of this year. In addition to the raised floor build out, significant improvements at the Cleveland colocation … [Read more...]

Equinix Starts Offering Direct, Scalable Access to Alibaba Cloud Via Equinix Cloud Exchange

Global interconnection and colocation data center company, Equinix, has announced a collaboration with Alibaba Cloud - the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group. It would provide enterprises with direct, scalable access to Alibaba Cloud via the Equinix Cloud Exchange in the company's Hong Kong, Silicon Valley, Sydney, and Washington, D.C., data centers, with the addition of Frankfurt and London available soon. With the addition of direct access … [Read more...]

Switch Announces Opening of LAS VEGAS 10 Data Center at Its Core Campus

Switch, a globally operating company that developed more than 260 patent and patent-pending claims covering colocation data center designs, has announced the opening of its LAS VEGAS 10 data center - a Switch MOD 250 (Modularly Optimized Design) - at the company's Core Campus.  Fueled by strong demand for colocation services from the company's existing and new clients, Switch's LAS VEGAS 10 adds nearly 350,000 square feet of colocation space … [Read more...]

Data Center Services Provider DataBank Announces Acquisition of Stream Data Centers’ Latest Development in Dallas

DataBank, a provider of enterprise-grade data center, cloud, and interconnection services, has announced the acquisition of Stream Data Centers’ latest data center development in Legacy Business Park in Dallas (Plano), Texas. The new Tier-3 data center, DataBank DFW3, is located on an owned 16-acre site. The initial building will comprise 145,000 sq. ft. with 60,000 sq. ft. of whitespace and the ability to expand to 265,000 sq. ft. and 120,000 … [Read more...]

Infomart Data Centers Nears Completion of Phase I Development of Its Ashburn Facility Featuring 2N+1 Power Redundancy and Low PUE Figure

Infomart Data Centers, a U.S. wholesale colocation data center provider, is nearing completion of the Phase I development of its Ashburn facility. The fully completed development would bring 15 MW of data center capacity to the Northern Virginia market. The wholesale product has been designed for today's high density IT Operations that require maximum flexibility, scalability and efficiency. The new Infomart Ashburn data center will feature … [Read more...]

Global Colocation Data Center Company Digital Realty Buys DuPont Fabros

Digital Realty, a company with an existing footprint of 145 data center properties across 33 global metropolitan areas located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, has entered into a definitive agreement to buy DuPont Fabros in an all-stock transaction. DuPont Fabros is a real estate investment trust (REIT) headquartered in Washington, D.C. Its 12 data centers are located in three major U.S. metro areas and total 3.5 … [Read more...]

Switch Announces Its New Proprietary Tier 5 Data Center Standard

Mentioning shortcomings in the way data centers are evaluated, global colocation provider Switch is introducing a new proprietary Tier 5 Data Center Standard that it expects will be the most comprehensive standard in the industry. Switch’s Tier 5 standard would not only encompass the resiliency and redundancy in other data center ratings systems, but also evaluate more than 30 additional key data center elements, such as long-term power system … [Read more...]

3W Infra Launches Modular Full Rack Colocation Solution with High-Availability and Scalability Features

3W Infra, one of the fastest growing IaaS hosting providers in Europe that managed to grow its server base by one third in just half a year to currently 4,000 dedicated servers under management, has announced the launch of its new Full Rack Colocation plan – a highly modular thus scalable colocation offering supporting dynamic hybrid cloud and fast-paced growth strategies. By default, it includes ‘high-availability’ features such as 2N redundant … [Read more...]