Equinix To Build Third Data Center in Amsterdam

June 10, 2011 by · Comments Off on Equinix To Build Third Data Center in Amsterdam 

Webmaster ToolboxREDWOOD CITY, CA & AMSTERDAM — Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced plans to build a third International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in Amsterdam (AM3), just six months after the official opening of AM2, the second IBX in the same market, indicating strong demand for Equinix data center services. The first phase of AM3 is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2012. The new IBX will be located in the Amsterdam Science Park, one of the most carrier-dense locations in Europe with more than 150 networks, and when completed will provide approximately 6,400 square meters of customer floor space.

“To announce three Amsterdam data centers in three years is a great measure of Equinix’s strategic and financial commitment to supporting the growth of its customers. The new AM3 IBX will meet strong local and global demand, while underlining Equinix’s commitment to building some of the most energy-efficient carrier-neutral data centers possible,” said Eric Schwartz, President of Equinix EMEA. “AM3 will further extend Platform Equinix in Europe, while supporting our growing global customer base with a full range of premium colocation, interconnection and support services for industry sectors including financial institutions, networks, enterprises, content, cloud and IT services firms.” Read more

AboveNet Extends its Network to i/o’s Modular Data Center in New Jersey

June 6, 2011 by · Comments Off on AboveNet Extends its Network to i/o’s Modular Data Center in New Jersey 

Webmaster ToolboxPHOENIX, Ariz. – i/o, the leading provider of digital energy technology, announced that high bandwidth connectivity solutions provider AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT), has extended its dedicated fiber network to i/o NEW JERSEY – the world’s largest modular data center. The addition of AboveNet at the New Jersey data center will allow i/o to offer an array of low latency, gigabit-speed networking services to address growing bandwidth and always-on customer demands.

i/o provides data center solutions for some of the world’s largest enterprises, Web properties and carriers, and will utilize AboveNet’s extensive fiber optic network to provide fully redundant, all fiber access to new and existing customers. AboveNet is already built in to i/o’s data centers in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona. Read more

Onyx Acquires New Data Center in South Yorkshire

May 19, 2011 by · Comments Off on Onyx Acquires New Data Center in South Yorkshire 

Webmaster Toolbox – Onyx Group acquired a new data center, strengthening its position in the UK data center market. Based in South Yorkshire between Leeds and Sheffield, the strategic acquisition is an important milestone for Onyx, establishing us as a leading data center business in the enterprise space. The 22,000 square foot data center gives the Group a large presence in key regions across the UK – Scotland, North East, Yorkshire – and highlights the geographical expansion of the company.

“Our latest acquisition is a key step in the Group’s national footprint”, said Neil Stephenson, CEO, Onyx Group. “It takes us into a new geography, and expands our data center capabilities across the UK. Owning five data centers provides us with a unique advantage over competitors and it enhances our ability in meeting the data needs of larger enterprise businesses. It’s great to acquire a second facility in Yorkshire, following the opening of the North Yorkshire data center in March.” Read more

Latisys Expands Chicago-Area Data Center to Meet Enterprise Demand for HD Power, Space and Cooling

May 5, 2011 by · Comments Off on Latisys Expands Chicago-Area Data Center to Meet Enterprise Demand for HD Power, Space and Cooling 

Webmaster ToolboxEnglewood, CO – To meet a growing need for data center space, power and cooling in the Chicagoland market, Latisys today announced an expansion to its Oak Brook, IL, data center campus that will include an additional 10,000 square feet of high density (HD) raised floor space and 2.5 megawatts of additional power. The newly commissioned space will be available to enterprise customers June 2011.

The expansion of space and power is the result of the 48,000+ square foot facility acquired in August 2010 adjacent to Latisys’ original 99,000 square foot Oak Brook data center. Commissioning an initial 10,000 square feet of HD datacenter space with 2.5 Megawatts of critical power at this second facility – in addition to the 12.5 Megawatts of available critical power at its original facility – uniquely positions Latisys in the Chicago market with available HD data center inventory for enterprise IT infrastructure requirements. The new facility will be on display and available for data center tours at Latisys’ Grand Opening event May 11th, 2011. Read more

Internap Continues Expansion of Data Center Footprint With New High-Performance Facility in Los Angeles

May 2, 2011 by · Comments Off on Internap Continues Expansion of Data Center Footprint With New High-Performance Facility in Los Angeles 

Webmaster ToolboxATLANTA – Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of intelligent IT Infrastructure services, announced that it will open a new data center in Los Angeles to serve increased demand for premium colocation. This facility will be Internap’s eleventh company-controlled facility in its eighth North American market and continues the company’s strategy to build a geographically diversified platform of premium data centers serving customers’ high-performance IT Infrastructure needs. The new Los Angeles facility will feature Internap’s route-optimized Performance IP™ service and will deliver best-in-class performance and availability across a portfolio of enterprise IP, CDN, colocation, managed hosting and cloud services.

Located in the South Bay, just 6 miles from Los Angeles International Airport, Internap’s new Los Angeles data center will include 55,000 square feet of premium net sellable data center footprint over time. The state-of-the-art facility will leverage modular designs and the latest power and cooling technologies to deliver power densities of up to 12 KW per cabinet to economically support long-term customer growth. The facility will minimize energy consumption and environmental impact through green data center practices such as a high-efficiency Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) system, a cooling system that maximizes outside air for free cooling, reclaimed building materials and sustainable operational best practices. It will also feature a full range of customer amenities, including fully equipped office areas, technical workspaces, dedicated customer work environments and a full-service customer lounge. The first phase of approximately 15,000 net sellable square feet is expected to open in 2Q 2012. Read more

Equinix Expands Global Platform

April 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on Equinix Expands Global Platform 

Webmaster ToolboxREDWOOD CITY, CA – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced plans to open its eighth International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in the New York metropolitan area and plans to expand Equinix IBX data centers in Chicago, Ill., and Frankfurt, Germany. The company’s decision to expand Platform Equinix is driven by strong demand for data center services and interconnection in these markets.

Equinix is investing approximately $140 million in its newest New York metro area IBX data center. The new facility is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2012 and will primarily support the growth of Equinix’s extensive financial ecosystem. The first phase will add approximately 156,000 gross square feet of space and 2,200 cabinet equivalents to Platform Equinix in the New York area, with room for additional expansions that would bring the total capacity to approximately 380,000 gross square feet of space and 7,100 cabinet equivalents. Read more

OpenDNS Announces New Frankfurt, Germany Datacenter

April 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on OpenDNS Announces New Frankfurt, Germany Datacenter 

Webmaster ToolboxSan Francisco, CA – OpenDNS, the world’s largest and fastest-growing provider of Internet navigation and security services that make networks safer, faster, smarter and more reliable, today announced it has added yet another server location – this one in Frankfurt, Germany.

OpenDNS, the favorite and most trusted DNS service of network administrators everywhere, operates datacenters at the most strategically-located intersections on the Internet. The new server in Frankfurt is added to better serve OpenDNS’s ever growing user base across Europe. With pre-existing servers in London and Amsterdam, the added Frankfurt server is poised to make OpenDNS the absolute fastest DNS service for European Internet users. Read more

Interxion to Implement Fiber Optic Infrastructure between Its Six Paris Data Centers

April 26, 2011 by · Comments Off on Interxion to Implement Fiber Optic Infrastructure between Its Six Paris Data Centers 

Webmaster ToolboxPARIS – INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data center services, has chosen Sipartech, a neutral, dark-fiber-optic infrastructure operator in Paris and its surrounding region, to interconnect its data centers.

Sipartech has implemented a fiber optic infrastructure between Interxion’s six data centers located in Paris. The network built by Sipartech will enable Interxion data centers to be connected to existing and future data centers via short and secure routes. Read more

Vantage Data Centers Begins Construction on Second Energy Efficient Santa Clara Data Center

April 22, 2011 by · Comments Off on Vantage Data Centers Begins Construction on Second Energy Efficient Santa Clara Data Center 

Hosting ServicesSANTA CLARA, CA – Vantage Data Centers, an innovative wholesale data center operator backed by the largest U.S. technology-based private equity firm, today announced the start of construction on V2 Santa Clara. V2 is the second building housed within the Vantage Santa Clara Campus and will provide data center modules designed to scale the facility from 9 to 18 MWs, allowing customers to immediately request more power without any additional construction, moving of equipment or service disruption. Vantage also announced the Apollo Innovation Initiative, a data center development framework integrating comprehensive design, project development and program management processes led by data center domain-area experts.

The Apollo Initiative allows Vantage to build highly efficient, next-generation data centers at a fraction of the risk and time normally associated with current practices in the data center industry, that deliver quantifiable benefits to business customers. The first Santa Clara data center (V3) commissioned 6MW in less than six months from the start of construction and is a LEED® Platinum candidate. V2, now under construction, leverages design philosophies similar to the recently announced Open Compute Project specifications for mechanical (cooling) delivery, showing a like-minded approach to identifying the most effective means to build with high efficiency components and systems. Read more

ViaWest Announces Grand Opening of New Portland Data Center

April 22, 2011 by · Comments Off on ViaWest Announces Grand Opening of New Portland Data Center 

Hosting ServicesDenver, CO – ViaWest, a leading provider of colocation, hosting, and managed services, announced the grand opening of its twenty-first enterprise-class data center located in Portland, Oregon. Hillsboro II is the company’s second data center investment in the region. Grand opening ceremonies are scheduled for May 12 and will feature tours of the new facility, product overviews, and local celebrity appearances.

ViaWest is the largest privately held data center service provider in North America. With the addition of Hillsboro II, ViaWest owns and operates 21 data centers, offering nearly 450,000 square feet of raised floor space, 35,000 of that in Portland. The complex features fully redundant high-density power and chiller configurations, 24×7 on-site support, and access to top network providers. Additionally, ViaWest offers a 100% customer satisfaction SLA. Read more

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