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Schneider Electric Expands Agreement With Equinix to Germany and Italy

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Schneider Electric will provide its Energy Management Procurement Services (EMPS) and sustainability services to the data center giant in Italy and Germany. The expanded agreement means that Schneider Electric provides its full range of EMPS services to a total of 110 Equinix facilities, saving the company $11 million since March of 2011. Read More

FireHost Secures $12 Million

Secure cloud hosting company FireHost receives $12 million in funding, Equinix hosts CNSX in Toronto, and Colt heads east to support cloud services in Asia with the help of KVH. Read More

IRS Review Puts REIT Conversions on Hold

Overhead cable trays run along the aisles between colocation cages in one of Equinix's Silicon Valley SV5 data center (Photo: Equinix)

Are data centers real estate? That question is being examined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as it reviews its guidelines for real estate investment trusts (REITs), a process which could impact planned conversions by Equinix and Iron Mountain. Read More

Windstream to Build Charlotte Data Center

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Windstream expands again in North Carolina with a 72,000-square-foot facility, Expedient juggles four data center expansion projects, and a second Equinix data center is selected by online game developer, Wargaming. Read More

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