CAPRE’s Data Center Round Up for September 11, 2019

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Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center industry for September 11, 2019: Digital Fortress Partners with Lincoln Rackhouse to Expand Data Center Operations to the North Seattle City of Lynnwood: Lincoln Rackhouse, the data center division of Lincoln Property Company with over 2.5 million square feet of mission critical space under management, announces the addition of Digital Fortress as an operating partner. Digital Fortress, a premier enterprise-level colocation provider, has added its third Seattle area location by leasing the entirety of Rackhouse Seattle, a 5.4 MW facility located 16 miles north of Seattle in Lynnwood, WA. Rackhouse Seattle provides 47,820 square feet of server-ready space, 5.4 MW of green-hydro power, N+1 mission-critical deployment, a diversity of carriers, and carrier-neutral and redundant feeds to all of the Digital Fortress data centers as well as the local peering exchange. The lease comes just three months after Lincoln Rackhouse and Principal Real Estate Investors purchased the site in May of 2019. Western Digital Accelerates Leadership in Next-Generation Data Center Architectures With Acquisition of Kazan Networks: Western Digital and Kazan Networks announced today that Western Digital has completed the acquisition of Kazan Networks, a provider of industry-leading NVMe-over-Fabric ASIC and adapter products for next-generation data center architectures. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Kazan Networks offers the industry’s highest performing and most power efficient NVMe-oF bridge solutions to seamlessly connect and share JBOFs and other…