Here's a quick rundown of some other news from this week:
GTT has expanded its global backbone with a new Canadian PoP. They have established a presence in ROOT Data Center's Montreal Facility MTL-R2. ROOT and the Montreal data center community have been on the rise lately, as hyperscale providers lead demands for infrastructure in the area.
Atrinet has won a network provider over to its network orchestration and automation technology. Hudson Fiber Network is deploying NetACE as part of a move toward programmability across both legacy and nextgen infrastructure.
In New Jersey, 165 Halsey Street says that AWS Direct Connect has come to town. Customers at the iconic Newark carrier hotel can now more easily establish dedicated connectivity to Amazon's cloud.
And Hurricane Electric has added a new PoP up in the far northeast. They have deployed a presence at the Maine Fiber Company facility at 9 Westland in Portland, Maine. MFC operates 1,100 route miles of fiber network throughout the state, providing links south to Boston and north to Nova Scotia.