It's time for a quick roundup of news from the colocation and cloud space:
CyrusOne ainly certhas been lavishing attention on its Texas markets lately. Today they announced plans for a second data center in San Antonio to go with the first one they just finished last year. They'll be putting in some 200K square feet of data center and office space, tripling their footprint in San Antonio. Corgan has been named as the architect for the project.
Verizon's Terremark division picked up an NFC-related tenant yesterday. Thinaire has selected their enterprise cloud solution to help power their mobile marketing campaigns. I'm not quite sure what a NFC-powered shopper marketing program is just yet, but I'm sure we'll hear more about such things over time.
Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX, news, filings) followed through with a bit of its Asian expansion. This morning they opened their fourth Tokyo IBX, TY4, for business in the Otemachi area. The first phase includes some 450 cabinets with another 300 in the wings, and includes direct fiber connectivity to the other three Equinix facilities in Tokyo. Equinix also recently announced an expansion to Osaka, taking them beyond the Tokyo market for the first time.
And Cologix won a new contract in the cloud vertical down in Texas. Dynastack has picked their Dallas INFOMART facility to house their cloud and IT services infrastructure and give it a local presence. Dynastack offers cloud desktops and VDI solutions to the enterprise market.
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