CAPRE’s Digital Infrastructure Round Up for February 18, 2020: FirstLight to Acquire PrimeLink; American University of Bahrain Offering AWS Academy Cloud Computing Curriculum

Check out the latest in deals, new development and innovative strategies in hyperscale, colocation, 5G, cloud migration, cloud services, edge compute, Hybrid IT, power, cooling and energy efficiency for February 18, 2020: American University of Bahrain Offering AWS Academy Cloud Computing Curriculum: The American University of Bahrain (AUBH) has joined Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy to offer the AWS Academy Cloud Foundations course to students starting February 2020. The tech education program is designed to help students acquire the skills and credentials needed to succeed in the cloud IT industry. The course will prepare them to pursue careers in the rapidly growing cloud computing space and take globally-recognized AWS Certification exams. The AWS Academy curriculum is developed and maintained by AWS subject matter experts, ensuring that it reflects current services and up-to-date best practices. Courses are taught by AWS Academy accredited educators, who are trained by AWS Academy. AWS Academy strives to bring higher education institutions, students, and industry leaders together in order to address the skills gap and meet the need for thousands of new cloud computing professionals. FirstLight to Acquire PrimeLink: FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud computing and unified communications services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PrimeLink. This transaction enhances FirstLight's position in Upstate New York including Plattsburgh, Glens Falls, Queensbury, Albany & Lake Champlain Corridor with additional fiber…