CenturyLink has set some ambitious goals to cut its carbon footprint with a target to reduce its direct (exhaust) by 20 percent by 2024 and indirect (electricity) by terabyte of throughput by 25 percent by the year 2024.
Equinix has laid another brick in its growing home U.S. market by opening its fifth operational International Business Exchange (IBX) facility in Dallas, one of its fastest growing markets.
Arista Networks, an emerging switching vendor focused on large data center and computing environment opportunities, filed papers to conduct an initial public offering to raise up to $200 million, reports Reuters.
CenturyLink will enhance its global data center presence in eight markets this year in response to the growing demand for cloud, colocation and managed services.
Zayo has added another piece to its growing colocation business zColo by reaching a deal to acquire Dallas-based data center provider CoreXchange for an undisclosed sum.
SaskTel is doubling down on fiber-based broadband, announcing plans to invest $55 million on its fiber to the premises (FTTP) consumer and fiber to the business (FTTB) program.
Bell Aliant is enhancing its data center capacity for existing and new business customers, announcing that it will build a $23 million new facility in Saint John, New Brunswick.
Changes in network usage and technology are creating opportunities and threats for network infrastructure vendors, including carrier routing and switching and optical transport systems vendors.
Masergy is giving its North American customers another option to get to the cloud by offering access to Amazon's Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect.
Cologix is establishing a presence in Ohio's data center market, announcing that it has closed a deal to acquire DataCenter.BZ in Columbus, Ohio.