1025Connect and NJFX Plan Fiber Route Around Manhattan

By Rich Miller, Data Center Frontier November 9, 2017 When it comes to fiber in the Northeast, just about all paths lead through Manhattan. Two emerging colocation providers are seeking to change that. Crosslake Fibre this week announced plans to build a new submarine fiber optic cable from Wall, New Jersey to Long Island. The [...]

2017-11-09T15:15:14+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Data Centers|

Angola Cables Collaborates With Microsoft In Africa

By APO, CNBCAfrica November 2, 2017 Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao) announced today that it has become a Microsoft ExpressRoute partner (http://APO.af/RTFQBj) to meet the needs of Africa-based organisations migrating business applications and IT infrastructures to the cloud and accelerating digital transformation on the continent. Taking advantage of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform(http://APO.af/mcHKPs), Angola Cables has created ACloud Connect to [...]

2017-11-02T15:43:03+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Data Centers|

Vodafone Launching In NextDC Perth Datacentre

By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet October 25, 2017 NextDC has announced that Vodafone Australia will be launching a point of presence (PoP) in its P1 datacentre in Perth, which it said would enable the telecommunications provider to deliver 4G services to Western Australian customers. Vodafone will link the datacentre PoP with its own "super hub", NextDC [...]

2017-10-25T10:58:32+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Data Centers|

Wave Completes Oregon Coast Route, Links Cable Landing Station, Data Centers

By Sean Buckley, FierceTelecom October 6, 2017 Wave Broadband has completed the build-out of its 97-mile Nestucca Route backhaul network, deepening its presence in a desirable section of Oregon’s data center and submarine cable segments. By completing this build, Wave will link the undersea cable landing station in Pacific City, Oregon, to the company’s data [...]

2017-10-10T10:15:20+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Data Centers|

Megaport Expands Multicloud Capabilities In Singapore

By Julia Gabel, DataCenterNews September 12, 2017 Megaport and NTT Singapore have jointly launched NexConnect Cloud Service, a new platform that gives Singapore’s enterprises access to elastic, on-demand connections to multicloud solutions. NexConnect Cloud Service leverages Megaport's global Software Defined Network (SDN) to give customers direct and private access to an ecosystem of Cloud Service [...]

2017-09-12T08:37:08+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Data Centers|

Equinix to Expand Into Spain and Portugal Through Acquisition of Itconic

By Equinix Press Release September 11, 2017 REDWOOD CITY, California - Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with The Carlyle Group for the purchase of Itconic, a leading data center, connectivity and cloud infrastructure solutions provider in Spain and Portugal, and CloudMas, an Itconic subsidiary that is focused on [...]

2017-09-15T15:50:47+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Data Centers|

Angola Cables Connects France-IX To Angonix

By Max Smolaks, Data Center Dynamics August 23, 2017 Submarine cable operator Angola Cables has launched a remote peering service at France-IX Marseille, which serves as a preferred peering location for companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Seacom and WIOCC. The service will improve connectivity between customers at France-IX and those peering at Angola Cables’ own [...]

2017-09-13T12:02:13+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Data Centers|

Marseille Data Centre Now Bridge Between Europe And 1,500 Indian Cities

By João Marques Lima, Data Economy August 11, 2017 Telecommunications and data centre services provider Sify Technologies has opened a point of presence (PoP) at Interxion’s Marseille data centre in a bid to expand its business reach in Europe and Asia. The company operates telecom data network infrastructure that reaches more than 1,400 cities and towns [...]

2017-09-13T11:59:18+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Data Centers|

Equinix Invests US$42 Million In Data Center Expansion

By Networks Asia July 20, 2017 To meet the rising demand for additional capacity and interconnection services, Equinix, Inc. has announced plans to invest US$42 million to expand its SY4 International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre. An indicator of Equinix’s continuous investment into the market, the phase two expansion will host an additional 1,500 cabinets, bringing the [...]

2017-09-13T11:59:06+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Data Centers|