Equinix is continuing to make headway with its expansion efforts in Japan, opening up its first data center, OS1, in Osaka along with partners K-Opticom, Kanden Energy Solutions and O-BIC.
Dimension Data, an NTT subsidiary that provides ICT services and solutions, is enhancing its reach into Europe by striking a deal to acquire NextiraOne in a two-part transaction. Financial terms of the acquisition were not revealed.
Level 3 Communications is adding 1,700 new square meters of space to its data center in Bogota, Colombia to accommodate local businesses' desire for cloud-based services.
Zayo has turned its attention to the Miami market as its latest expansion target as its subsidiary zColo builds out a new colocation facility in Digital Realty Trust's (DRT) data center, located at 36 NE 2 St. in downtown Miami, and a new metro fiber network that will connect the new location.
CenturyLink has added another element to its growing cloud services portfolio by acquiring Tier 3, a Seattle-based public cloud service provider. Neither company revealed the financial terms of the deal.
Savvis will enhance its reach into Canada with the debut of a second data center in Toronto next summer.
Telstra Global is ramping up its data center location reach by integrating and adding capacity to data centers across six locations in Asia, Australia and North America.
A Terremark data center outage on Sunday is the latest issue to afflict the Obama administration's troubled HealthCare.gov website.
NTT Communications is enhancing its cloud services portfolio by acquiring Virtela, a managed and cloud services provider, for about $525 million, as well as an 80 percent stake in data center provider RagingWire for $350 million.
Ihab Tarazi, who is known in the telecom industry for his work at Verizon, has begun writing a new chapter in his telecom career by taking on the CTO position at Equinix.