CAPRE’s Data Center Round Up for Aug 30, 2019

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center industry for August 30, 2019: Microsoft Announces 31 new Azure edge sites: Microsoft has announced plans for the development of 31 new edge sites across North America, Europe, the Arab Peninsula, Northern Africa, Southeast Asia, and East Asia. "Today, we’re announcing the addition of 31 new edge sites, bringing the total to over 150 across more than 50 countries. We’re also adding 14 new meet-me sites to Azure ExpressRoute to further enable and expand access to dedicated private connections between customers’ on-premises environments and Azure," reads the blog post announcing the news. "More than two decades of building global network infrastructure have given us a keen awareness of globally distributed edge sites and their critical role in a business’ success. By utilizing the expanding network of edge sites, Microsoft provides more than 80 percent of global GDP with an experience of sub-30 milliseconds latency. We are adding new edges every week, and our ambition is to provide this level of performance to all of our global audience. INAP Names Michael T. Sicoli President and CFO:  Michael T. Sicoli has been named President and Chief Financial Officer of INAP, effective October 1, 2019. Mr. Sicoli will lead all Finance and Accounting functions, Corporate Development, Investor Relations, Information Technology and Real Estate, and report directly to Peter D. Aquino, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors…