Digital Realty Buying Brazilian Data Center Firm Ascenty for $1.8B Sep 25, 2018 Digital Realty Trust has agreed to acquire Brazilian data center operator Ascenty for $1.8 billion... Blackstone Backs Ascenty to Fund Data Center Construction in Latin America Jun 06, 2017 Multinational private equity giant teams up with SDC Capital on investment of undisclosed size Ascenty Secures $190M to Fund Data Center Construction in Latin America Mar 15, 2017 Company hungry for further expansion in underserved Latin American data center markets Advance your Data Center Career When you join AFCOM, you’re joining a community of over 2,500 data center and IT infrastructure professionals united by a common desire to continuously learn, interact, collaborate, and lead. Sign up for the DCK Daily Newsletter newsletter. 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List Leave this field blank KKR Said to Write Off First Brazil Deal Amid Aceco Legal Battles Oct 12, 2016 Brazilian data center builder allegedly cooked the books and bribed government officials for years. Oracle to Open Cloud Data Center in Brazil Jun 24, 2015 São Paulo facility expected to improve cloud services for Latin American customers EdgeConneX Opening Three Florida Edge Data Centers Mar 23, 2015 First three data centers of planned 10 will be built in central, southern, and northern parts of Florida Microsoft Buys Into US-Brazil Submarine Cable by Seaborn Sep 08, 2014 Becomes ‘foundational customer’ with capacity purchase on future intercontinental link Equinix Buys Rest of Brazil Data Center Provider ALOG Jul 25, 2014 Spends $225M on the remaining half of the provider with four data centers in Rio and São Paulo. Microsoft Azure Cloud's Brazil South Region Goes Live Jun 05, 2014 Region enters general availability as Microsoft and many others race to capture share of the rapidly growing emerging market. Google Expands into Latin America With New Data Center in Chile Sep 06, 2012 Google is expanding its infrastructure into South America. Today the search giant announced plans to build a $150 million data... Amazon Expands its Cloud to South America Dec 15, 2011 Amazon Web Services has expanded its cloud computing platform to South America with the addition of data center infrastructure in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Equinix Expands Into South America Feb 15, 2011 Equinix (EQIX) has expanded its global data center footprint into South America by acquiring a majority interest in ALOG an existing service provider in Brazil.