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Colocation Outlook 2014: Connectivity is Critical in a Changing Landscape

Looking ahead for 2014: Colo, wholesales and connectivity.

Data center connectivity is becoming a key differentiator as wholesale data center providers compete for customers with colocation companies. As the industry heads into 2014, the blurring of lines between “retail” colo and wholesale space is leading more providers to offer flavors of both products, and boosting interest in open internet exchanges that could extend peering activity to a broader spectrum of facilities. Read More

Intel, WebTrends Host With ViaWest in Oregon

ViaWest powers a Top500 supercomputer and an extension for Webtrends in Oregon, Compass Raleigh-Durham receives LEED Gold, and FORTRUST is awarded the Uptime Institute’s Management & Operations Stamp of Approval in Denver. Read More

Equinix Opens Osaka Data Center

Equinix opens its Osaka Japan data center, SunGard finds its third quarter sweet spot with customer success stories, and Online Tech is set to exhibit its HIPAA compliant products at the mHealth Summit in Washington D.C. Read More

The Productization of the Data Center

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In a session at 7×24 conference, Compass Datacenters CEO Chris Crosby looked at the key trends in the maturity of the data center industry, including the shift from customization to industrialization to productization. Read More

GI Partners Acquires New Jersey Data Center Operated By Telx

A Telx data center in Clifton, New Jersey

GI Partners acquired a Telx-operated data center in Clifton, New Jersey. This represents a financing transaction for Telx and will not change the way the facility is operated, according to Telx executives. For the investors, it represents another move in the growing and healthy data center real estate market. Read More

RagingWire Charts its Next Phase of Growth

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Rather than being absorbed by the global telecom titan NTT Communications, RagingWire will retain its brand and management team and operate as an autonomous unit within NTT. We talk with the RagingWire team about what the deal means for the growing colo provider. Read More

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