CAPRE’s Data Center Round Up for September 3, 2019

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center industry for September 3, 2019:

  • iland Expands Global Channel Sales with Enhanced Partner Programmes, Cloud Computing Tools and New Canadian Data Center: After a successful transformation that doubled the company’s annual channel revenue, iland is expanding its global channel sales programme to address substantial partner growth and customer demand for its secure cloud backup, infrastructure and disaster recovery solutions in North America, South America, Asia, Europe, Australia and Africa. Built on proven VMware technology, iland’s solutions have traditionally been sought out by small- and medium-sized organisations that lack the resources and expertise to deploy, test and manage their own cloud-based disaster recovery, backup and infrastructure solutions. The company is now reaching a broader audience of enterprise customers through an expanding partner network of resellers and managed service providers that understand the value of migrating solutions to the cloud.
  • Marvell Announces Appointment of Dean Jarnac as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales: Marvell Technology Group has announced that Dean Jarnac is being promoted to Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales.  In this key role, Jarnac will lead Marvell’s global direct and channel sales activities.  He takes over from Tom Lagatta who in May announced his decision to retire later this year.  Jarnac joined Marvell in 2017 as the Company’s Vice President of North America Sales and Global Distribution and previously held positions of increasing sales responsibility at Samsung, Broadcom, Freescale, Altera and AMD.  He graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering and holds an MBA from Boston University.
  • Insight Enterprises Expands Canadian Reach with Acquisition of PCM: Insight Enterprises has completed the acquisition of PCM, Inc, a provider of IT products and services , expanding Insight’s footprint in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. The addition of PCM extends Insight Canada’s business into a true national presence, nearly tripling the company’s workforce in the region while adding approximately 200 technical and service delivery teammates. The combined strength allows the company to further capitalize on the four solution areas where clients undergoing digital transformation most often seek Insight’s help: driving innovation, modernizing and securing data platforms, empowering employees with tools that fuel productivity, and simplifying IT procurement and asset management.
  • RCN Now Available at CoreSite’s Chicago Data Center: CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions in major U.S. metropolitan areas, announced that RCN Business Solutions deployed its Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) and ethernet portfolio services at CoreSite’s CH1 Data Center in Chicago. CoreSite’s Chicago location provides competitive, flexible data storage offerings in a key market for RCN Business Solutions. In addition to serving network providers like RCN, CoreSite serves enterprise organizations and cloud providers including providing connectivity to major cloud on-ramps such as AWS, Microsoft and Google. RCN is also located at CoreSite data centers in Boston, Washington DC and the New York area, providing its customers its broad suite of services.
  • Conterra Networks Expands Service to Las Cruces, New Mexico: Conterra Ultra Broadband Holdings, Inc. a leading provider of fiber-optic network services, announced today it has made significant investments to expand its network to serve enterprise and wholesale customers in the Las Cruces area. The network expansion is driven by a combination of large multi-year contract awards, a market need for better local broadband connectivity options, and Conterra’s strategic infrastructure development plans to increase the scope and density of its network. In total, the capital invested represents over 100 miles of fiber in New Mexico, and more than 8,200 fiber-strand miles. The company will be opening a new local sales and operations office to leverage its local network to serve the area.

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