As the US East coast digs out from the recent storms, here's a quick rundown on some other news from this week:
Console has unveiled another data center partner this week. Green House Data is making the company's interconnection technology and ecosystem available to its customers out of the company's Seattle colo facility in the Westin Building Exchange. Green House Data has a presence in the Pacific Northwest, in the NY/NJ metro area, and in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Navisite has deployed Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure technology to enhance its cloud infrastructure. They'll be using Cisco ACI to automate their multi-cloud capabilities across eight data centers worldwide. Navisite is a part of Spectrum Enterprise, itself a part of Charter.
Vodafone has revealed more about its next big network upgrade, Ocean. They've chosen Nokia's Nuage Networks technology for SDN, NFV, and SD-WAN. The two have been working together on putting SDN and NFV to work for a number of years, but now Nuage/Nokia have formally been selected as a partner as Vodafone puts theory into action over the next few years.
And Northern Ireland is seeing some data center action in Coleraine. Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council have announced a carrier-neutral enterprise zone and data center to be named Atlantic Link. It will sit near the University of Ulster alongside the landing station for Project Kelvin, where Hibernia's cable came ashore eight years back. 5Nines will be the first anchor tenant for the facility.