Metronode Sold To Equinix For $1 billion

By Paul Smith, Financial Review December 18, 2017 The Australian managing director of US data centre giant Equinix said it is in a position to capture a bigger portion of the national market from rival providers after it sealed a $1.035 billion deal to buy Aussie provider Metronode on Monday. The deal, revealed by Street [...]

2018-03-14T17:44:13+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Categories: Data Centers|

Global Switch Launches Hong Kong Data Center

By Paul Mah, DatacenterDynamics December 13, 2017 Global Switch today launched its latest data center in Hong Kong, the company’s eleventh globally. Located at the Tseung Kwan O (TKO) Industrial Estate, the new HK$5 billion facility is offering a full range of cloud and managed services to customers, supported by resilient power and cooling infrastructure. [...]

2017-12-13T10:36:39+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , |

Peak 10 + ViaWest to Expand Oregon Data Center

Peak 10 + ViaWest Press Release December 12, 2017 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 12, 2017) – Peak 10 + ViaWest today announced the 114,700-square foot expansion of its Brookwood data center in Hillsboro, Ore. The added data center space is being built from the ground up adjacent to the existing data center building and will bring [...]

2017-12-12T11:40:05+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Data Centers|

Supernap International Data Center Opens In Thailand

By Digital News Asia December 4, 2017 Thailand celebrated the opening of an advanced SUPERNAP International data center, the Bangkok Campus located at the Hemaraj Industrial Estate 2, in Chonburi. The Supernap Thailand data centre is designed and built to the specifications of the industry-renowned, Tier IV Gold-rated Switch Las Vegas multi-tenant/colocation data centres in [...]

2017-12-04T13:13:09+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , |

Metronode Data Center To Land Perth-Singapore Cable

By Lightwave November 28, 2017 Australian data center provider Metronode says its Shenton Park facility has been chosen as the landing station for a major submarine cable to connect Singapore to Perth via Indonesia. The company did not name the submarine network, but its description matches that of the Australia Singapore Cable Vocus now has under construction [...]

2017-11-29T10:51:16+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , |

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|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , |

Angola Cables Collaborates With Microsoft In Africa

By APO, CNBCAfrica November 2, 2017 Angola Cables ( announced today that it has become a Microsoft ExpressRoute partner ( 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(, Angola Cables has created ACloud Connect to [...]

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

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|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , |

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|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , |

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|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , |