Kaminario's partner Tech Data will take care of the hardware. The all-flash storage vendor expects simpler operations and removal of inventory costs will make it easier to work with supply-chain partners and lower cost of customer acquisition.
The company reported revenue growth for the first time in six years, but most of the growth was driven by mainframe sales and not cloud and other new strategic products as bullish analysts had hoped for. Shares were down as a result.
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 company announced a 10MW facility in Buenos Aires with support from the government and a group of telco partners that serve the region. Cloud providers are increasingly targeting South America for data center expansion.
Currie, one of the cables, will be funded and owned in its entirety by Google. It will link the US and Chile. Another will be funded jointly with Facebook and others and link US to Europe. The third will land in Hong Kong and Guam.