Qwest Opens Data Center in Denver

Qwest Communications (Q) has opened a new “CyberCenter” data center in the Denver area to meet growing demand for its managed hosting services, the company said. The 85,000 square foot facility gives Qwest 15 data centers in 11 U.S. markets. Fox Interactive Media, Inc. will be the anchor tenant and is expected to use more than 20 Gigabits per second (Gbps) of public IP bandwidth. Fox Interactive manages News Corporation’s social media and web properties, including MySpace, Photobucket, IGN, FOXSports.com, RottenTomatoes, Spring Widgets and AmericanIdol.com.

“Demand for Qwest’s CyberCenters continues to increase as more companies require significant bandwidth and secure infrastructure services for hosting business applications and Web-based technologies,” said Tom Richards, executive vice president of Business Markets for Qwest. “The opening of this center

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.