New Telehouse Data Centers in Tokyo and Osaka on the Horizon

Osaka-2-150x150 TELEHOUSE invests in expanding a further 20MW of high power density colocation space in Japan Telehouse is expanding! KDDI, the global telecommunications provider, has announced that it will invest $270 million (28 billion yen) investment in the building of two new Telehouse data centers, “TELEHOUSE OSAKA 2,” and “TELEHOUSE TOKYO Tama 3,” scheduled to open in August 2015 and February 2016 respectively. These additional facilities will take the total amount of global TELEHOUSE data center space to approximately 4.0 million square feet, provided by 46 sites across 13 countries/territories and 24 major cities. Both Osaka and Tokyo facilities will offer … Continue reading

FirstLight Fiber Acquires G4 Communications’ Customer Base and State-of-the-Art Data Center

FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, announced today it has signed a definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of New Hampshire-based G4 Communications , including G4’s customer base and data center located in Manchester, New Hampshire. “Acquiring G4’s impressive customer base and state-of-the-art data center is exciting news for FirstLight. These assets are a natural complement to our existing capabilities, expand on our already strong presence in New Hampshire and further our commitment to invest in the regions we serve, … Continue reading

Peak’s Cloud floats to the Top 10

Peak has consistently ranked in the Top 10 of CloudSleuth, an application designed to help users understand the reliability and consistency of popular Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud providers. CloudSleuth’s data is checked through their algorithm and filtered for accuracy and consistency. Peak’s fastest growing cloud node in 2014 is in AlteredScale’s Chicago data center. Over the last year, Peak’s cloud node has consistently been recognized by CloudSleuth as a high performing and highly available cloud platform across its global rankings. Due to that growth and consistency, Peak expanded its data center footprint … Continue reading

SymQuest Chooses FirstLight’s Vermont Data Center

symquest-logo New England-based managed IT services provider selects FirstLight to enable cloud-based capabilities and support business technologies Marking even further growth in the Vermont region, FirstLight Fiber announced today that the company will provide data center and connectivity services to SymQuest, a design, installation, and support business that handles the information flow of electronic communications over the cloud in addition to its other managed services. FirstLight’s Vermont data center, served by its own geographically diverse fiber optic systems, offers the reliable, secure facility that SymQuest needs as the company further develops its growing retail cloud division. In addition to utilizing FirstLight’s … Continue reading

United Fiber & Data Welcomes Tribolet, Mass and Gaspari to the Team

UFD logo United Fiber & Data (UFD) today welcomes three new members to its leadership team. Joining UFD’s Chief Operating Officer Chris Lodge is former Vonage president Michael Tribolet as Acting Chief Executive Officer, Brian Mass as Acting CFO and Charles Gaspari, Esq. as business development advisor. The three executives are immediately transitioning into their roles and will assist UFD in completing the preparation and construction of its cutting-edge data center and fiber infrastructure. Tribolet, Mass and Gaspari join UFD at an exciting time, as construction on UFD’s 13-mile metro fiber ring interconnecting the largest carrier hotels in Lower Manhattan has just … Continue reading

New 1547 Cheyenne Datacenter Grand Opening A Success!

1547 Cheyenne Grand Opening An Event to Remember On July 30, 2014 fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty (1547) and Greenhouse Data held a Grand Opening for their new Cheyenne, WY datacenter. Governor Matt Mead was one of many on hand for the festivities. Local community support made for a great event. 1547 looks forward to being an active part of the continued growth of the technology sector in Wyoming.   Bright Future Ahead While the same might not be accurate for the weather on the day of the opening, the outlook for 1547′s development couldn’t be brighter.  Wyoming’s natural and economic advantages are real and sure … Continue reading

Affiliation Equals Compensation – ViaWest Proves It with New Affiliate Program

ViaWest Affiliate Program ViaWest, the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America, has launched a new Affiliate Program that will offer an array of benefits to those involved. Industry-leading incentives? Check. Compensation to affiliates who promote ViaWest’s IT infrastructure services through advertising and lead generation initiatives? Check. In short, affiliate partners, including technology bloggers, technical forums, search engine marketers, small businesses, and channel partners, that display ViaWest advertisements on their own websites and generate qualified leads and closed sales will be richly rewarded. “Our program allows affiliates to expand their services offerings by partnering with ViaWest to promote our world-class data … Continue reading

It’s Celebration Time! Cheyenne Data Center Grand Opening

1547 Cheyenne The datacenter market in Wyoming continues to grow and proof of this growth can be found in Cheyenne. Industry veterans of fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty (1547) and Green House Data have done the analysis and are poised to unveil their new energy efficient datacenter facility in Cheyenne. Following an extensive planning process, a ground breaking ceremony took place in August 2013. In little more than a year later, the doors are now ready to officially be opened on July 30, 2014. The Grand Opening Celebration will begin at 1:00PM with Governor Matt Mead serving as guest speaker for the occasion. … Continue reading

KDDI Invests $231 Million in New UK Data Center

logo-left-kddi-telehouse Investment into Telehouse North Two in London Docklands Data Center Campus to enable hybrid services to realize growth for global business KDDI, parent company to Telehouse, announced today that it is investing $231 million in the first of a new generation of mission-critical data centers in the London’s Docklands. The investment in the new data center ‘North Two,’ will enable businesses to take advantage of evolving global technologies, such as the Internet of Things and the IT industry shift towards Hybrid Cloud, and encourage innovation, growth and new jobs. North Two will be built next to Europe’s original data center, … Continue reading

We Have Launch! ViaWest Opens New Compark Data Center

Viawest Compark Data Center If you’ve been tracking ViaWest during the past year, then you know the company is experiencing impressive growth. In keeping with that trend, the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America recently announced the availability of its Compark data center, located in the Denver Technology Center near southeast Denver.  This highly redundant facility, boasts not only fault-tolerant design, but also high-density configurations supporting 700+ watts per square foot. With a suite of managed and cloud services, Compark helps enterprises, technology firms and start-ups power business in a very secure, reliable environment – often too complex and cost-prohibitive for companies to … Continue reading