Data center provider Cologix has added its first major presence on the U.S. West Coast, acquiring a data center campus in Santa Clara, Calif. from vXchnge.
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Digital Realty has outlined its vision for a more distributed interconnection landscape, with network connections moving closer to giant storehouses of data, rather than being concentrated in network hubs in city centers.
SpaceX, Amazon, OneWeb and Telesat all plan to offer low-latency broadband via constellations of low-earth orbit (LEO) satellites. Here’s an overview of the LEO broadband players, strategies and what these services will mean for the data center industry.
Cologix says it has broken ground on a large data center campus in Northern Virginia, commencing construction on a planned 1 million square foot campus in the heart of “Data Center Alley” in Ashburn.
CoreSite has opened its LA3 data center, adding capacity in the Los Angeles market. CoreSite says it is the city’s first purpose built data center, designed from the ground up as a for storing and delivering data.
Equinix is expanding in Northern Virginia’s Data Center Alley, opening a new campus in Ashburn featuring an innovation lab and new design for a series of four-story data centers.
The Equinix Metal service aims to bring cloud-style automation to colocation, enabling dedicated servers to be provisioned “as a service.” It’s based on tech from the recent acquisition of Packet.
Digital Realty believes the growth of the digital economy will be guided by the “data gravity” of massive aggregation points for data, which will be a magnet for applications and infrastructure. New research predicts where this will happen.
Colocation provider DataBank has agreed to acquire zColo in a deal that dramatically expands DataBank’s data center network, adding 44 data centers across 23 markets in the U.S. and Europe.