Here’s a quick survey of some recent news from the colocation front:
InterXion (NYSE:INXN, news) is building a new facility in Madrid in response to customer demand. It will be their second facility in the Spanish capitol, and will therefore be named MAD2 – one of more colorful acroynyms the current naming conventions have produced. It will be built in two phases of 800 square meters and 1.2Mw of power each, with the first phase due to go online in Q1/13.
Terremark (news, filings) [a subsidiary of Verizon (NYSE:VZ, news, filings)] continued to build its footprint with another cloud expansion, this time over in Europe. They have deployed an Enterprise Cloud node in London, which joins their infrastructure in Madrid, Istanbul, and Amsterdam in serving the European market. Yep, they went to London fourth – go figure. Terremark has also been expanding in the Americas, both North and South.
Phoenix-based modular datacenter protagonist IO (news) added another customer in its expansion market. KnowledgeCentrix will be using their DcaaS services out of IO New Jersey to expand its backup, managed services, and private cloud to the east coast for a bit of geographical diversity.
And this morning, Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR, news, filings) says that it has signed an agreement with American Internet Services, which offers datacenter, cloud, and connectivity services. AIS is expanding its presence at 120 East Van Buren in Phoenix as part of their ongoing effort to expans their turf outside of southern California.
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