PEER 1 Hosting (TSX:PIX) today announced the opening of its $40 million data center in Toronto, Ontario. The facility features a redundant cooling system using both a local well and a connection to the city’s water system.
Telecom company Cavalier has acquired the assets of NET Telcos, a Richmond, Virginia-based provider of colocation and managed services. The deal includes a 4,000 square foot SAS 70-certified data center.
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.