CAPRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for April 30

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for April 30, 2019: Cyxtera Continues Global Expansion with New Data Center Capacity in Europe: Cyxtera Technologies has announced the launch of a new data center in Frankfurt and an expanded presence in London to satisfy growing customer demand for the company's secure colocation and infrastructure solutions. The latest deployments, along with a planned expansion in Amsterdam later this year, extends Cyxtera's presence in key European markets while providing customers with the high-caliber expertise and security required in today's changing General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) landscape. The expansions increase Cyxtera's regional footprint to just under 650,000 square feet and 34 megawatts of power. Cyxtera's second Frankfurt data center will help global enterprises expanding into Germany. Meanwhile, the company's expansion in London – the data center hub of the EMEA region – will see an additional 30,000 square feet commissioned in the company's Slough data center campus. Both the new Frankfurt and expanded London data centers are expected to open in July 2019 with Amsterdam later in the year. FedEx Signs 10-Year Data Center Infrastructure Agreement with Switch: FedEx has signed a 10-year deal with Switch to serve as FedEx's western U.S. data center. Switch will deliver 2.5 MW of 100 percent green power in year one, and up to 8 MW by year ten, for colocation as well as multiple telecom network services. Switch and…