Time for a quick roundup of news from the colocation sector:
Ajubeo has once again turned to FORTRUST for an infrastructure expansion. They’ll be hosting their Northeast regional cloud hub at FORTRUST’s Edison facility using IO.Anywhere’s modular technology. Ajubeo raised new funding for the expansion last month from Grey Mountain Partners.
CyrusOne says it has a big new client at its Carrollton data center. An unnamed Fortune 100 global retailer is leveraging a piece of their 400,000 square feet of raised floor space. CyrusOne has been going all out to make Texas its own private data center market lately.
DuPont Fabros is looking to take advantage of the credit markets to refinance a large chunk of its balance sheet. They’ve launched a $600M offering of senior notes due 2021, most of which will go toward a simultaneous tender offer for $550M of their existing notes. Meanwhile, DuPont Fabros also put in place a succession plan, which includes plans to hire a President who will eventually succeed CEO Hossain Fateh. Fateh himself would then succeed Lammot J. Dupont as Executive Chairman.
And TELEHOUSE America has added a new ecosystem partner out in Chicago. They’ll be working with Avant Communications, which specializes in business tools, back-office support, engineering guidance, strategic consulting, and ongoing training. They’ll add Telehouse’s footprint and connectivity options to their toolbox.
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