The steady stream of new about the data center industry continues. This week: third-party maintenance specialist Park Place Technologies acquires Curvature, Hivelocity expands its bare metal edge with Vapor IO, and Flexential adds capacity in its Atlanta data center.
Data center developers continue to deploy more capacity, as the digital economy races to keep pace with demand for more capacity due to pandemic-driven societal shifts. Here’s a roundup of this week’s development and finance news.
The Business Edge is drawing closer, as seen in a flurry of announcements that showcase the many ways stakeholders in distributed computing are stepping up their investment and deploying real-world edge infrastructure.
Financial services is a target market for Flexential as it adds capacity in Atlanta’s “Transaction Alley” in the latest phase of a broader expansion of its national footprint.
Flexential has expanded into the market for wholesale data center space, and begun expanding its facilities, including a 115,000 SF addition in Hillsboro, Oregon.
Peak 10 has become Flexential, adopting a new name as it seeks to establish a national brand following its $1.7 billion acquisition of ViaWest.
Peak 10 + ViaWest is continuing to expand, pushing into the Northeast with the acquisition of a data center in the Philadelphia market.
With new leadership, Peak 10 is looking beyond its home markets in the Southeast and ready to begin building a national data center footprint.