CAPRE’s Digital Infrastructure Round Up for February 14, 2020: Evoque, Hilti, Zayo & More

Check out the latest in deals, new development and innovative strategies in hyperscale, colocation, 5G, cloud migration, cloud services, edge compute, Hybrid IT, power, cooling and energy efficiency for February 14, 2020:

  • Evoque Provides 5 Free Hours of Remote Hands Services at IDCs Impacted by Coronavirus: In response to the concerning Coronavirus outbreak in China, Evoque Data Center Solutions has implemented several safety protocols for select Asia Pacific data center facilities. These measures are intended to keep our staff and clients as safe as possible and minimize the risk of virus exposure. All Asia Pacific Evoque data centers remain open 24×7 for remote hands and customer access. Evoque strongly encourages clients to use remote hands for as many needs as possible and has taken customer-focused steps to make remote hands services easy and accessible in the affected areas. Additional security measures are in place for in-person visits and on-site customer access. Demonstrating Evoque’s Customer-First, High Touch approach to service, we are extending a Free Remote Hands offer.  Evoque will be providing five hours of free Remote Hands services to all customers in the three data centers in the affected region beginning immediately through March 5. This will help minimize the number of people who need to visit our Shanghai or either of the Hong Kong data center facilities.

  • Hilti Introduces Smart Fasteners: Hilti,a global leader providinginnovative tools, technology, software and services to the commercial construction industry, has launched connected  (i.e., “smart”) fasteners, enabling unique identification and digital documentation on the jobsite. The announcement, made during a press conference in Las Vegas at the World of Concrete trade show, affirms the brand’s leadership position and investment in the digital change journey, including the Internet of Things (IoT). Documenting every anchor, screw and bolt installed by hand can be time consuming and inefficient. Hilti’s exclusive Tracefast technology provides specifiers and contractors with an easy-to-use, more productive solution. A data matrix code (DMC) makes every fastener uniquely identifiable and traceable. Simply use the Hilti Connect App, scan the code with your smart phone and view installed fastener details. Tracefast leverages IoT and provides a new level of control and digital access to relevant setting instructions, training and inspection documents and certifications.

  • CAPRE’s Digital Infrastructure Round Up for February 14, 2020: Evoque, Hilti, Zayo & More 1Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Fiscal Quarter Ended December 31, 2019: Zayo Group Holdings has announced results for the three months ended December 31, 2019. Second quarter net income increased by $43.5 million over the previous quarter. During the three months ended December 31, 2019, capital expenditures were $254.6 million. As of December 31, 2019, the Company had $181.3 million of cash and $391.2 million available under its revolving credit facility. Second Fiscal Quarter 2020 Financial Highlights include $653.7 million of consolidated revenue; including $502.5 million from the Zayo Networks segment, $64.1 million from the zColo segment and $82.3 million from the Allstream segment; Net income of $61.4 million resulting in basic and diluted net income per share during the quarter of $0.26; $328.5 million of adjusted EBITDA, including $291.9 million from the Zayo Networks segment, $29.7 million from the zColo segment and $5.7 million from the Allstream segment; Consolidated net installs, on a monthly recurring revenue (MRR) and monthly amortized revenue (MAR) basis, were $1.3 million, excluding the Allstream segment.

  • Temenos and Google Cloud Announce Global Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Banks’ Digital Transformation in the Cloud: Temenos and Google Cloud have announced a global, strategic partnership to help financial services organizations run mission-critical banking software and applications on Google Cloud, create profitable business models, and improve and differentiate their customer experiences. Under this expanded partnership, Temenos’ full suite of banking software and applications will now be available on Google Cloud, and the two companies will help banks go to market faster, open up new business models, and achieve tangible business benefits. More than 3,000 financial services institutions around the world leverage Temenos’ modern, cloud-native and API-first technology. As a part of this strategic partnership, banks can run Temenos’ applications in Google Cloud, taking advantage of its scalability, resilience, and global infrastructure. The expanded partnership was announced today at the Paris Fintech Forum 2020, where Max Chuard, Temenos CEO, spoke about ‘Banking in the Cloud’.

  • Cuesta College Cuts Ribbon on New Data Center: San Luis Obispo  institution Cuesta College has officially opened its new data center with a ribbon- cutting ceremony last week. “Funded by Measure L, the building centralizes many of the college’s information technology systems in one state-of-the-art center, making access to the internet faster, more reliable, and making the college cloud-ready with enhanced connectivity,” according to the Paso Robles Press. “The impact of these technology-related updates strengthens our ability to serve students and provide 21st-century learning,” said Dr. Jill Stearns, Cuesta College Superintendent / President. “Technology upgrades are necessary to deliver effective and meaningful educational and job training programs that meet current industry standards and provide up-to-date technology for the classroom and college operations.”

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