Here's a look at several news items of note from yesterday and today:
Over in Europe, Interoute has picked up an SD-WAN customer. Sweden-based Camfil will be using the pan-European provider's Internet Cloud Connect SD-WAN and WAN Optimization technology to connect more than 130 facilities and sales offices around the world. Camfil manufactures air filters for ventilation systems. From there, Interoute hopes to expand the relationship to include other cloud-based services.
Data Canopy is bringing a national insurance client into CyrusOne out in Texas. The managed service provider is setting up a comprehensive disaster recovery solution, for which CyrusOne is building out a flexible, dense colo space as well as a 10G connection back to DataCanopy's facility in Virginia.
Faction is taking a trip to the zoo, literally. They have been named the official cloud service provider for the Denver Zoo, which hosts some 600 species on 80 acres in Denver's City Park. The zoo is migrating its systems from an on-premise IT environment with tape backups (ugh) to the cloud. Now if only they could virtualize the cleaning of cages...
On the US East Coast, Agile Data Sites says it is working with Level 3 to expand its footprint. The data center provider intends to leverage Level 3 for connectivity in the region, allowing it to add additional sites beyond its current Princeton NJ and Allentown PA locations. They'll be using that to take their cloud integration and connectivity capabilities to a wider enterprise market.
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