Wednesday Bytes: STI, EdgeConneX, Colocation Northwest, Dispersive

March 20th, 2019 by · Leave a Comment

A few infrastructure contracts and partnerships worth noting from midweek:

GigSouth has expanded its relationship with Southern Telecom. Following its deal for dark fiber over the winter, the regional ISP has signed on for colocation space at STI's 270 Peachtree Street facility. The space will serve as GigSouth's hub, leveraging STI's dark fiber to Atlanta's major carrier hotels for interconnection.

EdgeConneX has brought a new interconnection option into its Denver data center. Megaport has deployed its elastic cloud connectivity fabric within the facility, providing opportunities for tenants to reduce operational costs and leverage on-demand cloud services. EdgeConneX's Denver facility now scales to 21MW.

Colocation Northwest and maincubes are partnering up, combining their respective colocation footprints to reach a broader geographical audience. Colocation Northwest operates eight facilities operates eight facilities in or around the Seattle metro area, while maincubes operates locations in both Frankfurt and Amsterdam. The two will be able to leverage each others sales and technical resources and thus be able to serve customers seeking colo space on both sides of the Atlantic.

And Dispersive Networks has won a utility customer over to its SDN platform. The Yuba Water Agency is using the company's SaaS connectivity services to connect its dam and other renewable energy assets out west to the Independent System Operator in California. The upgrade replaces a T-1 connection, and was implemented in partnership with Pacific Power Engineers.

Categories: Datacenter · Interconnection · SDN

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