Roundup: CRG West, Internap, Fujitsu, Tonaquint
October 2nd, 2008 By: Rich Miller
Here’s a roundup of some of today’s data center industry headlines:
- CRG West says that cloud computing service provider AppNexus has added 2,000 square feet of data center space at its Wilshire Annex data center in Los Angeles. AppNexus cited CRG West’s usage-based power pricing as a key benefit. “CRG West delivers an offering that is a perfect fit for our business model, which has produced incredible growth over the past six months,” offered Helena May, COO at AppNexus. See the CRG West press release (PDF).
- Fujitsu has officially opened a new sustainable data center at Homebush Bay in Sydney. The three-story facility was designed with a closed loop system that the company says will reduce water usage by 80 percent.
- NADAGuides said it will use colocation and CDN services from Internap, the companies said yesterday. NADAguides.com is the world’s largest publisher of vehicle pricing and specification information. The site covers new and used cars and trucks.
- The Tonaquint Data Center in St. George, Utah held a ribbone cutting to mark the opening of its new data center, which os focused on disaster recovery and online backup services.