Some new edge tech, a colo expansion, an IoT win, and a new interconnection node:
Vapor IO has followed through on a few more of its promises to deliver new edge data center technology. Yesterday they introduced their Vapor Kinetic Edge architecture, which acts to combine multiple micro data centers across a city, and Vapor Edge Module, a self-contained micro modular data center. The new roll-out fleshes out the company's portfolio further, promising to keep things logically centralized even as they become physically distributed throughout the edge of the network.
Internap has some colo expansion plans down south. They have signed a new lease with Lincoln Rackhouse for more data center space in Atlanta. The lease makes facility at 40 Perimeter Center East into Internap's third facility in Atlanta, and adds 4.8MW of critical power capacity. That number will pull back to two, however, as Internap plans to exit a non-core data center downtown and consolidate its customers into the new facility and its primary downtown location on Williams Street.
Orange Business has picked up another global internet-of-things customer. Cargotec has signed on in a multi-million euro deal to use Orange Business's IoT connectivity to power its intelligent cargo handling capabilities. Based in Finland, Cargotec's Kalmar, Hiab, and MacGregor divisions help handle cargo in the terminal, on the road, and on the ocean, respectively.
And the London Internet Exchange has expanded into another London bandwidth neighborhood. Colt Data Centres has joined the platform by hosting a new Transmission PoP at its London West facility. Colt's customers wwill be able to interconnect via LINX's long list of network members.