The company says the deal will bolster its portfolio of large air handling solutions for free cooling for its data center customers, in addition to airports, hospitals, universities, and other critical commercial segments.
The company that resulted from Peak 10's $1.7 billion acquisition of ViaWest has adopted a new go-to-market strategy, placing focus on interconnection and serving edge data center needs in secondary markets.
The key investor and landlord in the US data center industry is expanding north of the border, pitching the 11MW site for “scale and hyper-scale deployments.” Ericsson will lease a portion of the facility.
The relatively small Reston site gives East Coast presence to the predominantly West Coast data center provider that’s been expanding via acquisition since last year. Evocative plans more acquisitions and a national IP backbone.