CenturyLink's newest data center in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MP2, became even more valuable as the center received Uptime Institute's coveted Tier III Certification of Constructed Facility.
Zayo announced its acquisition of Atlanta data center and managed services provider AtlantaNAP, a purchase that will expand its data center count to 28 locations.
Telecom New Zealand will become Spark New Zealand as of Aug. 8, a move that the service provider says better reflects its ongoing movement away from being just another provider of home telephone service to a multi-element service provider.
Involta has secured $50 million in an equity financing round from M/C Partners, enabling it to make acquisitions, provide shareholder liquidity and support the growth of its colocation and managed services throughout the United States.
The storage area network (SAN) market reached $549 million globally in the first quarter of 2014, down 9 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2013, but a transition in Fibre Channel switches from 8G to 16G could re-energize this segment, Infonetics Research reports.
CenturyLink Technology Solutions will open a new 45,000-square-foot data center in Phoenix next month. The data center will be owned by software firm IO and will leverage IO's Intelligent Control technology platform.
FairPoint has opened a new data center in Laconia, N.H., where it will offer businesses and state and local government agencies a facility that includes rack space and connections for managing off-site disaster recovery, computing, storage and other IT equipment.
Cincinnati Bell is reducing its ownership of CyrusOne by selling 12.5 million of its units in CyrusOne's operating partnership, CyrusOne LP.
lntegra is expanding its reach into the data-center community, announcing that its services will be available at eight of Telx's data centers.
Verizon is bringing its Healthcare Enabled Services to five additional data centers as a way to help the healthcare industry meet the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements for safeguarding electronic protected health information.