Data Center Links: Kaiser, Equinix, CiRBA, i/o

Here’s our review of noteworthy links for the data center industry for June 6th:

Kaiser Permanente to expand Napa data center – Napa’s Kaiser Permanente data center in the Napa Valley Corporate Park is about to undergo a $30 million transformation with the construction of a 54,000-square-foot addition. The data center, a specialty building built in 1990, has had a number of corporate owners over the years. From the Napa Valley Register.

Omega ATS Selects Platform Equinix in Toronto – Equinix. (EQIX) announced that Omega ATS, the low cost alternative trading system for Canadian exchange-listed equities and fixed income instruments, has chosen Equinix to optimize performance and connect to global services and trading partners. Canada’s fastest growing ATS has located in Equinix’s TR1 International Business Exchange data center in Toronto.

CiRBA Introduces Analytics for Migrating Infrastructure to Clouds – CiRBA Inc., a leader in Data Center Intelligence (DCI) software, today announced new cloud planning analytics that streamline and improve decision-making processes around cloud migration. Available with CiRBA Version 6.2, these new analytics support organizations in determining how to set up their internal cloud environments, as well as determining the optimal environment, placement, instance size and software profile to migrate individual workloads to. For organizations looking to determine which workloads should migrate to cloud infrastructure, CiRBA’s analytics factor in all the critical characteristics of physical and virtual workloads ranging from utilization patterns and personalities to configurations and governing policies. From press release.

AboveNet Extends its Network to i/o New Jersey – i/o, the leading provider of digital energy technology, today announced that high bandwidth connectivity solutions provider AboveNet. (ABVT), has extended its dedicated fiber network to i/o New Jersey – the world’s largest modular data center. The addition of AboveNet at the New Jersey data center will allow i/o to offer an array of low latency, gigabit-speed networking services to address growing bandwidth and always-on customer demands. Press release.

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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.