Equinix and other large data center providers will gain potential new revenue growth opportunities as more enterprises and SaaS providers migrate to the private and hybrid clouds.
Cleareon, an emerging dark fiber provider, has expanded its network to include Digital Realty's "NYC Trifecta" by establishing points of presence in Digital Realty's NYC1, NYC2 and NYC3 data centers.
Verizon's CFO said the company is making progress on the sale of its data centers, and expects to make a final decide whether it will sell the asset within the next three months.
The data center industry is evolving again, as traditional players like Equinix continue to scale, while telcos with data center assets like CenturyLink are mulling the future of their business.
Verizon has taken the next step forward in transitioning to NFV by completing an OpenStack cloud deployment across five of its data centers in the United States.
Windstream's efforts to tap into the burgeoning data center interconnection (DCI) market continues to pay off, as the telco's recent move to provide intra-data center services at Chicago's famed Cermak center shows.
RCN Business has begun offering 10G direct connections to Amazon Web Services, giving local business customers an alternative option to connect to a major cloud provider.
Ericsson has acquired NodePrime, a San Francisco-based data center management startup, enhancing its efforts to help service providers configure and manage data center hardware.
Zayo Group has completed its $18.9 million acquisition of Texas-based Clearview International, bolstering its data center holdings with an additional 30,000 square feet of colocation space.
Lumos Networks has brought its dark fiber connectivity into the EdgeConneX Edge Data Center in Norfolk, Va., marking the 35 th data center in the region and the first data center Lumos has connected to in its Norfolk/Hampton Roads, Va., expansion market.