Internap (INAP) plans to add approximately 20,000 square feet to its Seattle data center real estate, marking its second expansion in six months in the Seattle market.
The announcement of huge data center projects by Microsoft and Google helped boost the share prices of other data center service providers.
Wall Street loved the data center sector in 2006, as stocks of data center companies were among the leading performers.
PopCap Games is now using Internap to speed delivery of its casual games.
As rumored last week, Akamai has bought streaming video specialist Nine Systems for about $160 million.
Internap will acquire VitalStream for $217 million in an all-stock deal that boosts its position in the fast-growing market for streaming media.