Terremark ups data center presence in Brazil

Terremark, Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) data center and cloud services subsidiary, has expanded the capacity of its data center in São Paulo, illustrating its bullish outlook on the Latin American market.

Terremark Latin America

Terremark's Latin America data centers.

When the new data center is complete, the facility will have 70,000 square feet of raised floor space to support 150,000 servers. To date, Terremark has built out a global network of almost 50 data centers.

Latin America has been one of Terremark's major growth targets. Complementing its NAP do Brasil and the recently expanded NAP of the Americas-Colombia facilities, Terremark can now offer service provider and enterprise customers more than 90,000 square feet of raised data center floor space in the region.

Terremark President Nelson Fonseca, said "Brazil represents a central IT hub in Latin America and further expanding our operations in Brazil is a vital step in growing our presence in this high-demand region."

The NAP do Brasil facility is a key asset as it houses one of the Latin America's largest Internet exchange points with diverse connectivity from the region's major service providers such as America Movil (NYSE: AMX), Telefonica (NYSE: TEF) and, of course, Verizon. Out of this facility, it will deliver a number of cloud, security and IT solutions from both Terremark and its parent Verizon.

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