Datacenter.com, a channel-focused provider of ‘on-demand’ colocation services with a high-profile brand name and a planned roll-out of colocation data centers in strategic markets worldwide, has obtained the ISAE 3402 Type II certification for its colocation data center in Amsterdam, Datacenter.com AMS1. ISAE 3402 is the ‘International Standard on Assurance Engagements’ which has effectively replaced the aged SAS70 standard. Achieving compliance of this standard means that a service organization has undergone an in-depth audit of…"Colocation Company Datacenter.com Achieves Compliance of ISAE 3402 Type II"
Google has selected Equinix for its Los Angeles area cable landing station (CLS) supporting the Curie subsea cable system, the first subsea cable to Chile in the last 20 years. In the U.S., the Curie subsea cable will land directly at the Equinix LA4 colocation and interconnection data center located in El Segundo, California. Google has selected Equinix as its CLS at Equinix LA4 due to the company’s expertise in delivering and managing cable landing stations. The Equinix CLS…"Google Selects Equinix’s Los Angeles Data Center for Curie Subsea Cable Landing Station"
ColoHouse, a provider of colocation and managed services with carrier-neutral data centers located in Miami, FL, USA, as well as in The Hague and Spijkenisse, the Netherlands, has added DDoS protection services to its data center solutions offering. DDoS attacks can degrade the performance and availability of a network. ColoHouse’s Scrubbing-as-a-Service solution cleans all user data coming into a network and ‘scrubs’ it through a series of global networks to ensure only clean data is transferred…"Colocation Provider ColoHouse launches Scrubbing-as-a-Service"
Cologix, a company providing colocation and interconnection services from 27 data centers across nine strategic North American edge markets, has announced the immediate availability of dedicated and private access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure through Cologix’s data center in Toronto (TOR1). At the same time, Megaport has announced the availability of dedicated access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect, also in Toronto. The Direct to Oracle FastConnect on-ramp to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure would enrich Cologix’s and Megaport’s cloud eco-system. It enables…"Megaport and Cologix Announce Dedicated Access to Oracle Cloud in Toronto, Canada"
EdgeMicro, an ‘edge’ colocation company deploying hundreds of network-neutral, modular data centers, has begun live testing edge computing pilot projects in an EdgeMicro micro data center in the Denver area. The edge computing test lab would enable participating companies to complete proof of concept edge projects that are a final step before larger-scale implementations. – read more below the image – Participating companies include Akamai and StackPath along with other “prominent” technology companies. The edge computing test…"Colocation Firm EdgeMicro Unveils Edge Test Environment with StackPath, Akamai"
Zenlayer, a global provider of software-defined network services, headquartered in Los Angeles and Shanghai with offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing and Shenzhen, has signed an agreement with Russian data center operator IXcellerate to collocate their network infrastructure and create a disaster recovery (DR) site for data storage and processing in the Russian market. – read more below the image – Through its private global backbone, Zenlayer manages networks and global resources located in more…"Zenlayer Expands Network in Russia, Partners with Data Center Operator IXcellerate"
Telecommunications company AT&T has completed the sale of its data center colocation operations and assets to Brookfield Infrastructure and its institutional partners. Under the terms of the deal, AT&T has received $1.1 billion, which will support the company’s goal of reducing its net-debt-to-EBITDA-ratio to the 2.5x range by the end of 2019. Brookfield has established a wholly owned company, Evoque Data Center Solutions, to own and operate the data center colocation assets. Customer contracts, employees supporting…"AT&T Closes $1.1 Billion Sale of Its Data Center Colocation Operations and Assets"
The global data center colocation market was valued at approximately USD 31 billion in 2017 and is expected to generate revenue of around USD 105 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of around 14.2% between 2018 and 2026, according to a new report published by Zion Market Research. North America is anticipated to lead the data center colocation market globally over the forecast timeframe. The European data center colocation market accounted for nearly 24.8%…"Data Center Colocation Market Will Reach $105 Billion by 2026, According to Zion Market Research"
Data center colocation and interconnection provider Cologix has acquired COLO-D, a company adding 50MW of “hyperscale” data center capacity to Cologix’s existing Montreal footprint which now spans seven data centers throughout the region. Cologix will integrate COLO-D’s “hyperscale edge” campus in Montreal with its existing interconnection ecosystem and data center platform. “The COLO-D acquisition is representative of our investment and commitment to offering tethered hyperscale data centers in order to meet and exceed the needs…"Cologix Acquires Montreal, Canada-based Data Center Company COLO-D"
Global IaaS, cloud, and data center services provider phoenixNAP recently expanded connectivity options for its clients by adding a new carrier to its flagship data center in Phoenix. With Alluvion Communications, a premier provider of network solutions, phoenixNAP’s carrier-neutral data center Meet-Me-Room counts over 35 network, telecom, and bandwidth carriers, including AWS Direct Connect. – read more below the image – The wide portfolio of global and domestic networks enables phoenixNAP to offer superior connectivity…"Global IT Services Provider phoenixNAP Expands Carrier Connectivity Options"