Education Networks of America Selects 365 Data Centers to Support Expansion

365 Data Centers, a provider of secured data center solutions with locations across the United States, has announced that Education Networks of America (ENA) has moved into its Indianapolis colocation data center location. Education Networks of America is an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider for K–12 schools, higher education institutions, and libraries supporting education and library communities in 33 states nationwide. ENA was … [Read more...]

Colocation Data Center Provider Telehouse Launches Cloud Interconnection Solution in the United States

Telehouse, a provider of colocation data centers in 23 cities throughout Asia, Africa, North America and EMEA, has announced the launch of Telehouse Cloud Link in the United States. Currently available in the EMEA region, Telehouse Cloud Link is a multi-cloud connectivity exchange that allows enterprises to manage access to multiple cloud services through a single, secured and dedicated private connection. Telehouse Cloud Link would help … [Read more...]

Equinix Announces Opening of Five New IBX Data Centers in 2017

Throughout 2017, Equinix will open five new IBX colocation data centers, adding more than 5,600 new cabinets and greater than one million gross square feet of data center space. The new colocation data centers will be directly connected to other Equinix IBX data centers within each metro via fiber links between the sites. These new sites include: São Paulo – The first phase of the new SP3 IBX, opened in March, adds 725 cabinets and more … [Read more...]

Lightower Adds 30,000 Square Foot Colocation Data Center to Its Portfolio

Lightower Fiber Networks, a provider of “all-fiber, high-performance” networking solutions delivered over its own network, has broadened its data center infrastructure footprint with a new 30,000 square foot colocation facility located at 1309 Noble Street in Philadelphia. The new data center will be available starting at the end of March 2017. This new facility complements Lightower's existing 50,000 square feet of colocation space in the … [Read more...]

Colocation Data Center Provider Interxion Buys Amsterdam-based Data Center from Vancis

European colocation data center provider, Interxion, has acquired a data center business from Vancis Holding BV, a Dutch provider of colocation, cloud & managed services based in Amsterdam’s Science Park. The deal would add access to more than 100 carriers and ISPs. The acquired data center business is located in the connectivity heart of Amsterdam. As the location where the Amsterdam Internet Exchange was first established, it houses a … [Read more...]

ExpressRoute Partnership Provides Data Foundry Colocation Customers with Redundant and Diverse Paths to Microsoft Azure Data Centers

Data Foundry, an Austin, Texas-based company that provides data center colocation, disaster recovery and managed services, is now an official Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner. Azure ExpressRoute would allow Data Foundry customers to easily and securely utilize Microsoft Azure cloud services, including tools such as Office 365, Skype for Business and Sharepoint. ExpressRoute is a private, dedicated network connection between Microsoft Azure … [Read more...]

Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners Acquires Majority Interest in Data Center Services Provider Cologix

Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, a North America focused private equity firm founded in 2011 and headquartered in New York, managing $6.4 billion of capital for its investors, has signed a definitive merger agreement through which it will acquire a majority interest in colocation data center services and interconnection solutions provider, Cologix. The transaction will provide Cologix increased access to capital for its growth plans and … [Read more...]

New Company Investments Provide Compass Datacenters the Ability to Develop Larger, Multi-Phase Projects for Customers

RedBird Capital Partners and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have announced an investment in Compass Datacenters, in partnership with the company’s management team which includes founder and CEO, Chris Crosby. The existing management team will continue to lead the business and execute the company’s growth strategy, which is supported by long-term, flexible capital from Compass’s new investment partners. Financial terms of the transaction were … [Read more...]

Agile Data Sites Partners with Level 3 to Provide Enhanced Connectivity Services

Agile Data Sites, a provider of customized colocation data center space, is now working with Level 3 Communications to provide enhanced connectivity between its sites - in addition to various added ISP offerings including Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) blended Internet via AGILE's private AutonomousSystem Number (ASN). This strategic alliance would allow Agile Data Sites to expand its footprint throughout new and diverse areas in the Mid-Atlantic … [Read more...]

Zayo Group Expands Data Center Presence in Chicago, Adds 23,000 Square Feet of Colocation Space

Zayo Group will open its fourth colocation data center in Chicago, adding over 23,000 total square feet and two megawatts (MW) of critical power at 840 South Canal Street. The expansion is driven by strong customer demand in Chicago, including a new agreement with a global software analytics company as an anchor tenant in the colocation space. Zayo has experienced strong data center demand in Chicago, which is a hub for financial and … [Read more...]