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Zayo's Atlanta data center expansion driven by content provider customer win

Zayo is making a large expansion to its zColo Atlanta data center at 1100 White Street SW in order to accommodate a new unnamed content provider customer.

Verizon's Shammo says company may sell data center business

Verizon's chief financial officer confirmed during a fourth quarter earnings call that the telco is looking at options for its data center business "to see if the asset is more valuable inside or outside of the portfolio."

Windstream establishes 100G express route in red-hot Ashburn, Va. market via NJFX

Windstream is extending its 100G network to NJFX's carrier-neutral data center in Wall Township, N.J., giving customers a new express route into its 21715 Filigree Court point of presence in Ashburn, Va.

CenturyLink considers wholesale model for data center business

A top CenturyLink executive said that the provider is considering using its existing colocation facilities to offer wholesale services to businesses and other service provider customers.

DuPont Fabros sells NJ1, boosting data center consolidation trend

DuPont Fabros Technology, a wholesale data center operator, is going to sell its NJ1 data center facility in a bid to focus its attention on wholesale data center development in key markets.

Report: Verizon may sell data centers for $2.5B

Verizon has devised a plan to sell its data center business in a potential $2.5 billion deal, according to a Reuters report citing people close to the company. Selling its data center business is just one of several moves the telco has made to realign its asset portfolio.

Data center providers see SDN, virtualization enabling new security service revenues, says analyst firm

Data center providers are finding that as they implement virtualization and SDN their existing security network infrastructure could be a new source of revenue, says IHS Infonetics.

Verizon's wireline woes, on-demand Ethernet, and cable's business play grabbed the headlines in 2015- Year in Review

As we end another year here at FierceTelecom,  it's time to reflect on the major news themes of the past year in the telecom industry's wireline segment. For this issue of  FierceTelecom, we are serving up our seventh annual Year in Review issue. The year 2015 was a time again of transition and, arguably, disruption in the wireline segment on three fronts: regulatory, consolidation, and technology.

Windstream wraps $575M data center sale to TierPoint

Windstream has completed the $575 million sale of its data center business to TierPoint, enabling the telco to focus on enhancing its last mile and long-haul fiber network to deliver a host of new services to its existing and new consumer and enterprise customers.

ByteGrid establishes dark fiber connection with USA Fiber

USA Fiber has established an agreement with ByteGrid to create a dark fiber link between its Silver Spring, Md., data center to the growing Ashburn, Va., market, helping the data center provider reduce latency between its cloud platforms.