Colocation

Cloud Server Provider Linode Adds Second Tokyo Facility

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Citing a surge in Asia/Pacific customer activity, especially from both Japan and China, virtual cloud and Web hosting provider Linode announced Monday it’s adding a second data center facility in Tokyo.  And in the wake of another round of denial-of-service attacks targeting its Atlanta facility last September, on top of… Read More

Moncton Colo Becomes the Hottest IPv6 Submarine Cable Port

With a population under 70,000, Moncton, New Brunswick was originally known for its wine and food festivals as a tourist destination, and its location just a few miles from the beaches.  But geographic positioning smack in the center of Canada’s Maritime Provinces and close to the Northumberland Strait, made it… Read More

CenturyLink Sells Its Colo Business to Fund Level 3 Deal

CenturyLink headquarters in Monroe, Louisiana. (Photo by CenturyLink)

In a move that was anticipated before, during, and after its $34 billion acquisition deal for Level 3 Communications announced earlier this week, CenturyLink — America’s third-largest phone service provider — now says it is selling its colocation business, which includes some 57 data centers in North America, Europe, and… Read More

Equinix Begins Trials of Facebook’s White Box Transponders

Facebook's and Equinix' Voyager open source network router.

The first tests of a promising new technology in the U.S. based on Facebook’s open source switches, gets under way with the colocation leader in charge. In a sign of how far the Open Compute Project’s communications offshoot, the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), has evolved since its formation just last February,… Read More

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