AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Equinix, SK Telecom and Verizon have joined the Open Compute Project (OCP) in an effort to drive the organization's new Telco Project focused on data center technologies.
Time Warner Cable Business Class is offering connectivity to Equinix's Cloud Exchange, providing its Ethernet customers the ability to bring their own cloud services to its network.
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.
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.
SummitIG, an emerging dark fiber provider, is making progress with its network build, adding new metro and long-haul underground fiber routes and increasing its on-net penetration into new businesses and data center locations.
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.
Skyrocketing Internet data usage is driving the biggest merger and acquisition spree among telecoms and tech companies in a decade, a Wall Street Journal blog item reported.
Equinix has announced an agreement to acquire UK-based Telecity for $3.6 billion, effectively beating out Interxion, which announced an all-stock bid for the company in February.
Equinix is giving enterprise customers that are migrating to a cloud-based architecture a private, managed connection to Microsoft Office 365 Azure ExpressRoute through its Cloud Exchange platform.
Equinix is taking charge of the New York City-area data center market opportunity, announcing that it has completed the build out of its NY6 data center.