Colocation provider Switch & Data (SDXC) said today that its planned $700 million sale to Equinix (EQIX) will be delayed by requests for additional information from federal antitrust regulators. The company said the transaction is now likely...
The credit crunch has boosted adoption of colocation, as some companies who might normally have built their own data centers have instead leased colo space to conserve cash, according to a Gartner analyst.
San Diego colocation specialist American Internet Services (AIS) has expanded to the Phoenix market, opening a new data center in 120 East Van Buren, a data center hub operated by Digital Realty Trust (DLR).
A report published by Tariff Consultancy Ltd notes that European data centre revenue is "set to more than double over the five year period from 2010 to 2015, with net raised floor space to increase by 70%, driven primarily by price increases."