Vantage Data Centers Buys 50-acre Plot in Phoenix, Plans to Build 160MW Campus

North American wholesale data center provider, Vantage Data Centers has acquired 50 acres of land in the Greater Phoenix area to build a mega-scale data center campus.

“2019 Will Be a Challenging and Uncertain Year Around the World”

“The world is changing at a faster pace today than ever before,” stated Equinix CEO Charles Meyers in his latest blog post. “Looking at the road ahead, it seems clear that 2019 will be a challenging and uncertain year around the world.”

ServerLIFT Donates Server Handling Lift to University of Alaska

ServerLIFT, a global provider of data center solutions, has donated a brand new server handling lift – an SL-500C ServerLIFT - to the University of Alaska. The server handling lift is donated to the University of Alaska to improve safety and efficiency in the university’s data center.

Vantage Data Centers Acquires Canadian-Based 4Degrees Colocation For US$200 Million

Vantage Data Centers, a North American wholesale data center provider, has acquired Canadian-based 4Degrees Colocation from Videotron, a Quebecor Media (QMI) subsidiary, for approximately US$200 million (C$259 million), subject to certain post-closing adjustments.

Hosting Provider Web Werks Plans New High-Density Data Center Deployment in Delhi, India

Web Werks, a hosting provider headquartered in India with services including dedicated servers, cloud, virtual private servers, colocation, and disaster recovery, has planned to deploy its new data center in Delhi NCR Region. With a scalable deployment up to 100,000 square feet in data center floor space, this will be Web Werks' sixth ‘high-density’ data center in India.

Zayo to Expand East Coast Presence, Adds Data Center in Piscataway, New Jersey

Zayo Group, a global bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure provider, has announced plans to expand its East Coast data center presence with a new data center in Piscataway, New Jersey. The new carrier-neutral colocation facility will add more than 47,000 total square feet and up to 5 megawatts (MW) of critical power, addressing “strong demand for colocation in the tri-state area.

UKFast Valued At £405M After Inflection Private Equity Acquires 30% Stake

UKFast has announced a 30% stake acquisition UKFast by Inflexion Private Equity. After expectations about the company to be worth upwards of £350M last summer, the deal now sees the hosting provider from Manchester valued at £405 million (based on £25 million EBITDA).

RagingWire Announces Build of New 16MW Silicon Valley Data Center

RagingWire, a company with 245MW of critical IT load spread across 2 million square feet of data center infrastructure in top North American data center markets, part of NTT Communications (NTT Com), has purchased land and has begun developing a new 16 megawatt data center in Santa Clara, in ‘Silicon Valley.’

Cisco Expands 100GbE and 400GbE Optics Portfolio, Buys Luxtera for $660M

Cisco will acquire privately-held Luxtera, a semiconductor company based in Carlsbad, California. Cisco will pay $660 million in cash and assumed equity awards for the acquisition of Luxtera - a company that uses silicon photonics to build integrated optics capabilities for webscale and enterprise data centers, service provider market segments, and other customers.

Data Center Company maincubes Joins Dutch Hosting Provider Association

Maincubes, a European data center owner/operator providing German-engineered colocation data center infrastructure for its global clientele, part of German construction conglomerate Zech Group, will be part of Dutch Hosting Provider Association (DHPA) as of January 1, 2019. DHPA is the branch organization representing leading cloud and hosting service providers in the Netherlands.

maincubes Data Center for 80% Full After Signing Up Two DAX-Listed Companies

maincubes, a European data center owner/operator providing German-engineered colocation data center infrastructure for its global clientele, part of German construction conglomerate Zech Group, announces it has signed up two DAX-listed companies as well as another high-profile customer active within automotive and telecommunications for its data center in Frankfurt, Germany.

Eurofiber Subsidiary Dataplace to Build Tier III Colocation Data Center in Amsterdam Region

Dataplace has announced its plans to build a “Tier III” data center in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands. The new data center in the Amsterdam region is designed for full 2N configuration while being equipped with “state-of-the-art” technologies.

CyrusOne Plans New 72MW Data Center Campus in Amsterdam Metro Area

CyrusOne has acquired 15.5 acres of land from Schiphol Area Development Company N.V. (‘SADC’), a developer of “high-quality” business parks in the Amsterdam metropolitan area, for the development of a new data center campus in PolanenPark.

City of Las Vegas Starts Trial-Use of NTT’s Smart City Offering

The City of Las Vegas will start trial-use of NTT’s Smart City solution during spring 2019 for the consideration of the full-scale service beginning in summer 2019. The NTT solution is a secured, distributed platform that deploys micro data centers to sensors in the designated area to improve situational awareness through video and sound data.