For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
TierPoint Buys Northeast Data Center Market Player Xand - TierPoint continues this year’s momentum with the acquisition of Xand and its sizable footprint in the northeast data center market. Freshly recapitalized, TierPoint has been expanding aggressively through both acquisition and building.
Ohio Governor Confirms $1.1B Amazon Data Center Project in State - During a recent campaign stop, Kasich said he had met with top Amazon officials and that the company would make a “billion-dollar investment in cloud,” which would bring jobs to his state.
U.S. Legislature Seeking Government Data Center Provider - The House issued a request for proposal for data center space outside the Washington, D.C., metro. The RFP is for colocation that can support day-to-day operations for multiple agencies as well as disaster recovery and business continuity.
Allied Fiber Rolls Out Network, With Modular Colo Attached - Jumping onto the fast lane of the Internet usually means finding an on-ramp in one of the major Internet peering points in big-city data hubs. Allied Fiber is seeking to change this by creating on-ramps and off-ramps everywhere, tapping dark fiber and modular data centers to bring the core of the Internet closer to the edge of the network.
Red Cloud to Use Cannon's Modular Data Centers in Australia Expansion - Australian provider of data center services Red Cloud is planning a massive data center portfolio expansion around the country using T4 data center modules by Cannon Technologies.