Friday Bytes: Spectrum Enterprise, UPN, Equinix, Epsilon

March 10th, 2017 by · Leave a Comment

Here’s a Friday rundown on some other news from this week:

Charter’s Spectrum Enterprise had some new sporting event connectivity to report this week. They’ve won a new partnership with Orlando City Stadium for fiber internet access, managed WiFi, and hosted voice. The stadium is the home of three soccer teams, the MLS’s Orlando City SC, the NWSL’s Orlando Pride, and the USL’s Orlando City B, and seats some 25,000 fans.

Unite Private Networks also picked up a new customer yesterday. They will be providing high speed internet to Gana Trucking and Excavating. Gana has replaced its legacy connection with UPN’s fiber connection at its headquarters in Martell, just southwest of Lincoln.

Equinix has opened its third data center in Sao Paulo and fifth overall Brazil. SP3 cost Equinix $69M and is located in Santana de Parnaiba and close to the Bovespa stock exchange. The first phase puts 725 cabinets in place, with a total of 2,775 planned when all phases are complete. Equinix will soon have a fourth IBX in Sao Paolo when the Verizon data center deal closes.

And Epsilon, fresh off the release of its Infiny platform, has revealed a new customer for it. datamena has signed on, and will use it to connect enterprise customers with cloud destinations around the world. datamena is a division of the UAE telecommunications provider du, and operates their data center and interconnectivity platform.

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