Here are a few quick takes on other news from this week:
Interxion has added some more cloud connectivity to its portfolio this week. They announced the addition of access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure across the company's Cloud Connect platform. The deployment spans Interxion's European footprint, with their Frankfurt facility now being an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect location.
CoreSite says it has achieved performance targets qualifying it for the Virginia Sales Tax Exemption Program, allowing them to participate through June 30 ,2035. That means that since 2009 they have created 50 net new jobs in Fairfax County earning1.5x the local wage, and spent at least $150M in capex. The actual capex during that period was $417M, with which they built out VA1 and VA2, and the jobs added were 73.
And Avelacom has turned its low latency attention down under. They have launched a new point of presence in the ASX's Australian Liquidity Centre, and will serve as an official Network Service Provider. Their round trip latencies from Sydney are 240.1ms to London, 137.3ms to Mumbai, 205.0ms to Tel Aviv, and 98.96ms to Tokyo.