Four data center moves in four geographies to catch up with:
AMS-IX and Equinix’s MDXi have teamed up for a new African internet exchange. They have launched AMS-IX Lagos in Nigeria, leveraging AMS-IX’s technology on MDXi’s physical infrastructure and commercial presence in the city. They will launch with 25 connected networks, some coming over from WAF-IX.
American Tower’s CoreSite has revealed an interesting colo tenant out in Los Angeles. The post-production services company Arcadian will be using CoreSite’s infrastructure to support the conversion of digital assets into streamable content. CoreSite operates two locations at One Wilshire as well as another expansion location.
DataBank is investing in more space out in the Seattle metro area. They are expanding their SEA2 SeaTAC data center at 331 South 120th Place in Tukwila. By the end of this year they will have 27,900 square feet and 3MW of power available, doubling their current footprint.
GI Partners has found another data center to add to their portfolio. They have acquired 43915 Devin Shafron Drive in Ashburn, a facility that was built in 2010 and is 100% leased. It offers 9MW of critical power with room for expansion as well.
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