Switch & Data Sale Slowed by Regulators

Colocation provider Switch & Data (SDXC) said today that its planned $700 million sale to Equinix (EQIX) will be delayed by requests for additional information from federal antitrust regulators. The company said the transaction is now likely to close in the second quarter of the year, rather than the first quarter. Read More

American Internet Expands to Phoenix

San Diego colocation specialist American Internet Services (AIS) has expanded to the Phoenix market, opening a new data center in 120 East Van Buren, a data center hub operated by Digital Realty Trust (DLR). Read More

European Data Center Revenue May Double

A report published by Tariff Consultancy Ltd notes that European data centre revenue is “set to more than double over the five year period from 2010 to 2015, with net raised floor space to increase by 70%, driven primarily by price increases.” Read More

Can High Frequency Colo Support Many Players?

As NYSE Euronext pushes deeper into data center services, industry-watchers are gauging the impact on the low-latency colocation market in Northern New Jersey. Colocation providers say the NYSE will bring further segmentation to a fast-growing market, and predict that traders will continue to seek require colocation partners beyond the NYSE. Read More