SPACs could provide a quicker route to the public securities markets for privately-held companies in the digital infrastructure sector. We take a closer look at Cyxtera’s acquisition by the Starboard Value SPAC, and what comes next.
Cyxtera provides a security software platform that can be layered on top of private servers or used with any of Cyxtera’s colocation or interconnection services. Cyxtera’s emphasis on security has made them the leading provider of data center space for the U.S. military and federal agencies.
Headquarters: Miami, FL
Cyxtera Technologies will become a public company through a merger with a SPAC sponsored by Starboard Value. The deal, which values Cyxtera at $3.4 billion marks the first major deal by a group of SPACs targeting the data center sector.
Holland Barry of Cyxtera Technologies highlights five factors that can enable institutions scaling their IT departments and technology in an unprecedented time, amid the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
Nelson Fonseca has been named Chief Executive Officer for Cyxtera Technologies, with Cyxtera founder and CEO Manuel Medina becoming Executive Chairman for both Cyxtera and AppGate, the recently-announced spin-out of Cyxtera’s security businesses.
Our 16th Data Center Executive Roundtable showcases the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, and where it is headed, with panelists from Digital Realty, Intel, Cyxtera Technologies and Iron Mountain.
Our panel of data center executives from Intel Software, Digital Realty, Cyxtera and Iron Mountain share their takes on the future of data center automation.
Hyperscale deployments are moving faster than ever. Our DCF Executive Roundtable outlines ways the data center supply chain keep pace with the rapid growth of digital infrastructure.
What are the most significant trends in data center interconnection and the delivery of network services? A DCF Roundtable discussion featuring executives from Intel, Digital Realty, Cyxtera and Iron Mountain.
In our DCF Executive Roundtable, executives from Digital Realty, Iron Mountain, Cyxtera and Intel explore the challenges and opportunities of going global, the hot markets, and the impact of data sovereignty laws.
Mitch Fonseca, VP, Data Center Products, Cyxtera, explores how choosing colocation providers with a range of cloud connectivity options and on-demand provisioning to speed time to deployment may be a key way to balance costs with latency.