Roundup: Equinix, Badgeville, Level 3, Nirvanix

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Here’s our review of Monday’s noteworthy links for the data center industry:

Badgeville Selects Equinix Data Center to Support Growthion Platform – Equinix (EQIX) said today that Badgeville is leveraging Platform Equinix to support the growth of its Behavior Platform, a Platform-as-a-Service offering that enables customers to measure and influence user behavior. With its initial deployment in Equinix’s DC6 International Business Exchange data center in Ashburn, Virginia, Badgeville is utilizing Equinix’s ability to directly connect to public cloud services to increase application performance and improve customer experience.

Level 3 Announces New Data Centre Facility in London - Level 3 Communications ( LVLT) said Monday that it has added new advanced data centre space in Hayes, West London. In the facility, Level 3 will offer its enterprise customers data centre space ideally located on the company’s major fibre routes across the Atlantic and its low latency routes into the Chi-X trading platform in Slough. Level 3 is adding this enterprise grade data center space to serve more enterprise customers in the region, and in response to demand by U.S.-based companies seeking to increase their global operations using Level 3’s international network footprint and service portfolio.

Fox Networks Group Shifts to Nirvanix Cloud Storage - Nirvanix announced Monday that Fox Networks Group has selected the Nirvanix Cloud Storage Network for digital content collaboration to accelerate secure access and deployment of key media assets. The Nirvanix cloud has also been selected as a replacement solution for multi-tier data and tape backup. The implementation of Nirvanix cloud storage will enable Fox to speed up its content workflows as well as content processing for global monetization.”We expect that the agility and elastic flexibility of the Nirvanix cloud will enable Fox to bring its creative content and business projects to market significantly faster than with other IT architectures,” said Ben Hope, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Fox Networks Group.

Sea Fibre Networks Expands to London, Manchester – Sea Fibre Networks (SFN), owner and operator of the CeltixConnect sub-sea telecoms network,announced an expansion of their C-Fibre portfolio from the greater Dublin area to London and Manchester. Partnering with a number of selected Service Providers, SFN delivers diverse connections from Dublin to London or Manchester, managed with industry leading single Service Level Agreements. To enable this model SFN has constructed its own critical terrestrial link facilitating connectivity to multiple fibre providers on a competitive basis.>

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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.