Datacenter Bytes 9/10: CyrusOne, Equinix, Verizon, and CDNetworks

September 10th, 2012 by · 2 Comments

A quick look at a few interesting items from the datacenter and cloud front, featuring CyrusOne, Equinix, Verizon, and CDNetworks.

CyrusOne, the colo subsidiary of Cincy Bell, says it is formally unveiling its massively modular facility in the Dallas metro area next Thursday. When completed the Carrollton facility will feature 400,000 square feet of raised floor space, and 60,000 square feet of office space. The first 47,000 square feet has already been commissioned. Meanwhile, further to the west CyrusOne offered an update on its Phoenix buildout, also of the massively modular variety. They have now completed the steel framework on what will eventually be a 1M square foot complex. CyrusOne is preparing for an IPO as a REIT.

Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX, news, filings) has found itself a new Chief Marketing Officer. Sara Baack will take charge of the company’s global brand, portfolio, industry analysis, communications, and vertical market development. She was previously at Level 3, most recently in charge their voice services group. She replaces Jarrett Appleby, who moved over to CoreSite as COO back in April.

Verizon picked up a new cloud services customer over at its Terremark division late last week. Princeton Hosted Solutions will be reselling Terremark’s enterprise cloud services to the automotive, healthcare, and legal sectors in the NY metro area. The enterprise cloud services will join hosted telephony, data center, and bandwidth in PHS’s portfolio.

And just in this morning, CDNetworks has upgraded its its cloud-based load balancer and storage services.  CDNetworks is a subsidiary of KDDI these days, with CDN capabilities within mainland China and in other hard to reach locations worldwide.


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