CenturyLink may be considering options for the future of its data center business, but regardless of its choice the service provider has connected its fiber network to a total of 300 third-party data centers.
While data centers have continued to grow across the U.S., Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C., grew at twice the speed of the national market, a new Synergy Research Group report says. Dallas is also outpacing the national average.
Verizon is considering a sale of its enterprise assets, which could fetch the telco as much as $10 billion, according to a Reuters article citing people close to the company. If such a sale were to take place it would include the enterprise unit formerly known as MCI and its Terremark data center business.
Lumos Networks may not be seeing a large amount of small cell backhaul opportunities today, but the service provider's ongoing fiber investments will allow it to capitalize on them as wireless operators build out facilities in the territories it serves, its CEO said during the company's third-quarter earnings call.
zColo, the data center and colocation arm of Zayo, is enhancing its Las Vegas data center with the addition of about 10,000 new square feet. Set to be available later this month, this center will now have 28,000 square feet of total billable space.
Driven by a growing demand for cloud services from businesses and government agencies, Verizon has put the finishing touches on an expansion of its NAP for the Capital Region, the telco's Culpepper, Va., data center.
Following months of rumors, Windstream made it official that it will sell off its data center business to TierPoint for $575 million, a deal that reflects the company's need to focus on its core business, wholesale, and consumer services strategy.
Cologix is acquiring Net Access, a northern New Jersey colocation provider, adding over 700 new customers.
Windstream is shedding its data center business with plans to sell the assets to TierPoint, a cloud and managed service provider, for $575 million in cash, ending months of rumors about what it would do with the unit.
Equinix is going to open a new international business exchange (IBX) data center in Dallas, allowing it to support growing demand for interconnection services in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metropolitan area, one of its densest markets.