Tag: Colocation

Datapipe, Equinix Meld Colo and AWS in Fully Managed Hybrid Environments

Equinix and Datapipe have teamed up to provide hybrid IT solutions that combine managed Amazon Web Services cloud and data center colocation. It has been possible to create such hybrid environments out of Equinix data centers before. What’s new is the full managed services offered by Datapipe.

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Get Ready for Next-Generation Colocation

As companies continue migrating to the cloud, they often run into unexpected management issues regarding the integration of cloud services with in-house IT systems. Organizations are challenged to bridge the gap that exists between internal technologies, traditional hosting solutions and the cloud.

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Expedient Breaks Ground in Columbus Market

Colocation, managed services and cloud provider Expedient has broken ground on a 60,000-square-foot, $52 million data center in Dublin, Ohio (just outside Columbus). Once completed, the facility will add 18 megawatts and triple Expedient’s footprint in the Columbus market. The first phase is expected to open in the second half of 2015.

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Switch SUPERNAP Partners With 6fusion For Better Usage And Cost Transparency

Switch SUPERNAP has partnered with 6fusion for better cost transparency. 6fusion’s technology and utility methodology will be integrated into SUPERNAP’s technology environment to provide cost transparency through 6fusion’s patented unit of measure, the Workload Allocation Cube (WAC).

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Vantage Offers Private Direct Links to Amazon, Microsoft Clouds

Vantage Data Centers has partnered with Level 3 to provide private network connections to Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and other public clouds within its Santa Clara, California, data centers. Data center providers continue to enable direct private links to cloud in order to meet hybrid computing needs of customers.

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DataSite Upgrades Critical Infrastructure in Orlando Data Center

DataSite completed a $12 million critical systems upgrade in its Orlando data center, adding power and cooling capacity. The company provides wholesale and retail colocation space for medium and high power density computing environments.

The single story, free-standing building is 130,000 square feet. It was built to withstand hurricanes, one of the most potent natural disasters in the state. The facility is Category 5 hurricane rated and is 60 miles inland, outside of the 500-year floodplain.

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