This solution from Nokia provides OpenColo with scalable data center switching hardware and an open, programmable network operating system (NOS) with NetOps toolkit. This allows OpenColo to meet rapidly growing customer needs and support future 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT) services.
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Cologix has expanded its global reach by partnering with Telia Carrier with a new point-of-presence (PoP) at Cologix’s VAN2 interconnection hub in Vancouver, Canada. With Telia Carrier’s first PoP in Western Canada, Cologix and Telia Carrier customers will have low-latency access to Telia Carrier’s fiber backbone and connectivity.
Sparkle has improved the coverage of its Virtual NAP service by offering access to DE-CIX locations in the United States.
EdgeConneX announced a multi-market expansion strategy in Seattle, Portland, Phoenix, Miami, Detroit, and Chicago. This will allow the company to provide critical capacity that can support the demand for network, content, and cloud solutions within these cities.
Metro Data Center, owned and operated by American Tower, recently underwent an expansion of nearly 20,000 square feet and two additional megawatts of capacity to help more businesses connect to their customers.
Rosenberger Optical Solutions & Infrastructure (Rosenberger OSI) is continuing its expansion strategy towards the data center market in North America. This involves the cooperation with affiliated company Rosenberger Site Solutions (RSS) which has been very successful in the FTTA (Fiber-to-the-Antenna) sector for many years.
Confluence Networks has engaged APTelecom, a Consulting and service company specializing in global markets to serve as its Global Sales Partner to assist with the marketing and sales effort for a new ‘intra-US’ submarine cable system providing connectivity between the New York and Miami areas.
DC BLOX has initiated construction of its Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina data center. The data center, designed to Uptime Institute’s Tier III standards, will be the first-of-its-kind multi-tenant data center in South Carolina. The facility will be capable of protecting Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), providing enterprises and government entities throughout South Carolina access to a highly efficient, secure and interconnected data center - for the first time in this market. With an initial capacity of 1MW of critical IT load, the first phase of DC BLOX’s new Greenville data center is set to be completed by the third quarter of 2021.
The $187 million funding is led by Post Road Group and Bain Capital Credit to accelerate DC BLOX’s enterprise and cloud data center deployments in new markets.
GeoLinks, a telecommunications company in California, announced its acquisition of 208 Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS) band spectrum licenses from Verizon, covering markets across the United States.