Iowa-based data center provider Involta, LLC will expand into Ohio with a 46,000 square foot enterprise data center in Akron, which it expects to be operational by fourth quarter of 2011.
iland expands hybrid cloud services with Telx, Virtacore taps Equinix (EQIX) to extend global platform, Hurricane Electric establishes PoP at Phoenix NAP data center.
Sellers of wholesale data center space are increasingly competing with colocation providers on deals, according to company executives in both sector. Meanwhile, one major wholesale player has bought a prominent colocation operation.
37signals, which makes web-based business apps, said this week that it has moved into colocation space in a Chicago-area data center.
Colocation and managed hosting provider Latisys announced a significant expansion of its Chicago-area data center facility in Oak Brook.
German colocation and interconnection specialist ancotel GmbH has acquired a data center facility in Westbury, Long Island and plans to develop the site as a connectivity hub for the New York market.
The Commodities Futures Trading Commission is considering new rules governing colocation services supporting high-frequency trading, which would reportedly include both exchange-operated colocation services and third-party vendors.
VISI opens its new data center in Eden Prairie, The Planet reports first quarter results, Google takes the wraps off Google TV, and Cray wins a $47 million contract from the DOE and Oak Ridge.
CoreLink Data Centers adds Continuity Focus as a colocation customer, Fortinet announces new security appliances, XO reports first quarter results.
Intermedia opens its first UK data center in Slough, Stream Data Centers is awarded LEED Silver status for its San Antonio project, Phoenix NAP gets connectivity from tw telecom and Cox Business.