A second 10,000-square-feet data center has been added by Peak 10. Located in Norcross, Georgia, the cost of the expansion is estimated between $5 to 10 million. The company’s existing DC is roughly 60 to 70% full, so the delivered new space comes in time to accommodate the growing demand of its IT services.
Peak 10‘s credit facility was expanded to $95 million. The company has seen a significant growth last year due to few data center acquisitions, including Louisville and Fort Lauderdale locations. Previously, Peak 10 has also launched two green DCs.
A new 150,000 square foot data center will be constructed in 2011 at Sterling, Washington. It will be the second building at 22570 Shaw Road and will be named Megacenter @ Mid Dulles.
A new cloud lab has been opened by IBM in Hong Kong, the first cloud laboratory in the country. The company has also announced a new data center to be built in Auckland, New Zealand, which is expected to open next year to support a cloud computing infrastructure.
Managed data center operator Online Tech is shutting down its oldest, smallest, and least efficient data center – the Ann Arbor data center. One of the reasons is that the DC no longer meets the company’s high-end infrastructure standards. All current clients will be moved to a more environmentally friendly data center.
$7.5 million in institutional funding has been secured by Horizon Data Center Solutions to finance the addition of new facilities and expand its managed IT services which includes its platform for private cloud computing.
A second data center has been opened by web hosting provider InetServices in Massachusetts. This expands the company’s total capacity to 6,000 servers. The facility offers more bandwidth connectivity and it is also the first part of company’s virtualization strategy. InetServices is planning to open its third data center by Q3 2010.
A business continuity and resiliency services (BCRS) data center has been opened by IBM in Izmir, Turkey. A 6,000 square-foot DC cost $12.4 million to build. With advanced capabilities and workplace-recovery technologies, it ensures that companies will be able to stay operational even in the event of natural disasters or other challenging circumstances.
Equinix has acquired its rival Switch and Data. The deal, which involves both cash and stock, will strengthen Equinix position in the data center services market. As a result of this acquisition, Equinix added a million gross square feet of data center capacity to the total global footprint of the company. The expected closing date [...]
Virtualization software maker VMware has announced the opening of its first “green” data center, located in East Wenatchee, Washington. While details of the data center were not offered with the press release, previous reports indicate that the building occupies anywhere between 61,000 and 100,000 square feet. This announcement coincided nicely with VMware’s revealing of an [...]