Five more expansion projects worth noting from this week so far:
Windstream Wholesale continues to flesh out its longhaul footprint in the western US. This week they turned up a new direct route between Los Angeles and Las Vegas via its ICON network architecture. The new route will lower latency from southern California to the growing data center ecosystem in the Las Vegas metro area.
Serverfarm is taking its business model to the Middle East. They have announced the development of a hyperscale facility in Tel Aviv, Israel. When complete in the second half of next year, ISR3 will span some 100,000 square feet of space and offer 9MW of critical capacity.
DataBank is investing more resources in Texas. They are expanding DFW3 for the fourth time, adding two new data halls for another 22,000 square feet of space and 3MW of power. The expansion is expected to be ready in Q2 of next year. DFW3 is located near Legacy Park in Plano.
Alianza has introduced a new service taking aim at POTS. Their new Managed Specialty Lines offering promises to replace copper POTS lines with carrier-grade VoIP, offering to help providers sunset those copper lines . They are working with the managed services partner Albion Ventures and solutions partners 10T Solutions.
Lumen is taking its fiber to a whole lot more destinations. They revealed plans to offer gigabit services to 600,000 business locations across the company’s US footprint. They’ve started with 100K of those in Arizona, Colorado, and Washington, with additional states being rolled out over the months ahead.
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