AT&T (NYSE: T) has opened a second Internet data center (IDC) in London in a move the company says will meet growing demand across Europe for its hosting and application services.
The company will invest $1 billion in cloud computing services in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) regions this year, a move to expand its managed services footprint within a market predicted to his $148.8 billion worldwide by 2014.
"With demand for managed hosting and cloud services growing globally, we are further investing in providing enterprise-class infrastructure capabilities and advanced network based services to our customers," said Steve Caniano, Vice President, AT&T Hosting and Cloud Services, in a company release. "With the opening of this state-of-the-art IDC we are building on existing demand for managed hosting and co-location services in EMEA, and expanding our network, while looking ahead to the growth of cloud services."
- see the news release
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