Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center industry for November 1, 2019:
- QTS Unveils Updated API-driven Service Delivery Platform (SDP) Dashboard for Improved Customer Experience: Responding to increasing demand for real-time data center optimization, QTS Realty Trust has released its new web and mobile interface for QTS’ Service Delivery Platform that helps organizations view, manage and optimize their data center environments with ease. Comprised of a suite of real-time applications and RESTful APIs, QTS’ second generation SDP aggregates and simplifies complex data sets from multiple sources into easy-to-understand data visuals that allow customers to easily and effectively manage their data center infrastructure. Available to every QTS customer, SDP provides unprecedented data transparency, real-time access to critical colocation metrics, the ability to order new services in minutes, and on-demand oversight and control of deployments from a single mobile-optimized platform.
- Archeo Futurus Announces Extension of the Seattle Internet Exchange to H5 Data Centers: Archeo Futurus and H5 Data Centers have announced that the Seattle Internet Exchange (“SIX”) is now directly available at 1000 Denny Way, H5 Data Centers’ downtown Seattle data center. The SIX is a non-profit, neutral Internet exchange that provides access to more than 300 Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs). As one of the world’s leading Internet exchanges, the SIX currently supports more than 1.2 terabits of peak traffic with a connected capacity of more than 7 terabits. H5 Data Centers, a leading national wholesale data center owner and operator, owns the 293,000 square-foot facility in Seattle where it completed a significant data center expansion last year. Archeo Futurus is an H5 Data Centers customer who will manage and support the SIX extension.
- AM Property Holding Secures Financing for 200,000 Sq. Ft. Long Island Technology Center: AM Property Holding Corp. announced the successful completion of a $21 million credit facility for 1025OCR, its 200,000 square-foot Technology Center located at 1025 Old Country Road in Westbury, New York. The transaction was led by Metropolitan Bank and Steel Harbor as part of a recapitalization and strategic financing program to drive accelerated growth at 1025OCR and 1025Connect, the premier carrier-neutral interconnection facility with direct access to submarine cable systems and terrestrial fiber networks located at 1025OCR. 1025OCR will use the new capital to improve its facility and the operations of the Technology Center. The company plans to construct a new building entrance with direct and controlled access to 1025Connect inside the building with a new main office; add capacity and improve resiliency of its power and cooling infrastructure; and enhance the security access control system and protocols to support industry required certifications.
- Maxihost Deploys at CoreSite’s Los Angeles Data Center: Maxihost has deployed its advanced Bare Metal cloud platform and high performance, DDoS protected network at CoreSite’s One Wilshire campus in Los Angeles. “When we started evaluating a data center in Los Angeles, the obvious decision was CoreSite. We selected CoreSite due to its reputation and for being the most well connected data center on the West Coast, and for its competitive, flexible colocation and connectivity options for Maxihost. Our focus is serving our customers, which includes enterprises with gaming, streaming, VPNs and CDNs, all of which require a large amount of bandwidth with very low latencies,” said Guilherme Soubihe Alberto, CEO of Maxihost. “We are pleased Maxihost selected CoreSite to meet their growing needs and we are glad to serve them in our interconnection-rich, edge market in Los Angeles,” said Gerry Fassig, CoreSite’s Vice President of Sales. “Maxihost’s business solutions enrich our ecosystem as they help enterprise organizations and content providers with their connection needs.”
- CyArk and Iron Mountain Digitally Preserve Philippines’ San Sebastian Basilica: Iron Mountain Incorporate, the global leader in storage and information management, and CyArk, a heritage preservation non-profit, today announced a new project to 3D map and model the San Sebastian Basilica in Manila, Philippines, the world’s first all-steel basilica. This project, the latest through Iron Mountain and CyArk’s ongoing partnership, continues their shared mission to digitally capture, archive and share the world’s cultural and historical heritage. The San Sebastian Basilica, located in Manila, Philippines, was first constructed in 1621. Over the course of a week, CyArk will use 3D mapping technology, including laser scanners and digital imaging from the ground and air via drones to create an accurate and precise 3D model of the site as it exists today. Following the capture process, CyArk will deliver architectural drawings and maps of the Basilica to be used in ongoing conservation efforts and that can be used as an accurate point in time record to monitor change over time.
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