Back in the USA again, and once the jeg lag eases I'll be back at full throttle. In the meantime, here's a quick rundown of some news from the data center and IaaS space this week:
vXchnge picked up a customer out in Pittsburgh this week. Ideal Integrations has picked the company's Pittsburgh facility to meet customer demand for its cloud solutions, leveraging the usual suspects of space, power, cooling and security. vXchnge's footprint stretches across 14 facilities nationwide.
CoreSite has a new customer out in Silicon Valley. Ariento has chosen to deploy within the data center operator's Santa Clara campus. Ariento specializes in cybersecurity and IT solutions and focuses on the SME market in the surrounding area. CoreSite has 7 facilities in Santa Clara and has low latency interconnections with cloud services as well.
ANEXIO has unveiled a networking aspect to its IaaS offerings. They have lifted the curtain on a carrier grade Tier II network built off of Cisco routers and Arista switches. The network allows the company's data center customers to bundle connectivity to other cages, data centers, offices, and public/private/hybrid clouds.
And over in the UK, VIRTUS Data Centers has gained a key foothold in the government vertical. They have achieved G-Cloud 9 status, enabling them to sell managed cloud connectivity services to agencies to agencies large and small. VIRTUS operates four facilities around the London metro area.