News & Insider Reports

CyrusOne Promotes Bill Williams to Chief Information Officer

Jul 30, 2019

DALLAS, TX — CyrusOne has promoted Bill Williams to Chief Information Officer. Formerly Vice President of Network Services, Bill Williams has helped transform the company’s technology offerings, including establishing CyrusOne’s IX and connectivity capabilities since joining the company in 2012. As one of the leading IP network experts in the country with more than 20 […] more

DALLAS, TX — CyrusOne has promoted Bill Williams to Chief Information Officer. Formerly Vice President of Network Services, Bill Williams has helped transform the company’s technology offerings, including establishing CyrusOne’s IX and connectivity capabilities since joining the company in 2012. As one of the leading IP network experts in the country with more than 20 […] more

CAPRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for July 30, 2019

Jul 30, 2019

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for July 30, 2019: Bain Capital Merges ChinData with Bridge Data Centres: Bain Capital today announced the merger of ChinData, a leading Chinese operator of campus-style, hyperscale data centres, and Bridge Data Centres, a wholesale and custom build data centre […] more

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for July 30, 2019: Bain Capital Merges ChinData with Bridge Data Centres: Bain Capital today announced the merger of ChinData, a leading Chinese operator of campus-style, hyperscale data centres, and Bridge Data Centres, a wholesale and custom build data centre […] more

CAPRE Exclusive | Which Data Center Markets Have Enough Demand for their Product? It Depends Whom You Ask

Jul 29, 2019

NEW YORK, NY – No matter where you go or what you read, one thing seems to be clear in the mission critical space — data centers are preparing (and building) for an evolution. Thanks to disruptive and data-heavy technologies like 5G, the Internet of Things, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, many in the […] more

NEW YORK, NY – No matter where you go or what you read, one thing seems to be clear in the mission critical space — data centers are preparing (and building) for an evolution. Thanks to disruptive and data-heavy technologies like 5G, the Internet of Things, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, many in the […] more

LinkedIn Moving to Microsoft’s Azure Public Cloud

Jul 29, 2019

SUNNYVALE, CA — LinkedIn has announced via a blog post by Mohak Shroff, Senior Vice-President of Engineering at LinkedIn, that the social network will move its workloads entirely to Microsoft Azure’s Public Cloud. The migration, which will take place over multiple years, isn’t entirely unexpected, since Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $27 billion in 2016 and […] more

SUNNYVALE, CA — LinkedIn has announced via a blog post by Mohak Shroff, Senior Vice-President of Engineering at LinkedIn, that the social network will move its workloads entirely to Microsoft Azure’s Public Cloud. The migration, which will take place over multiple years, isn’t entirely unexpected, since Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $27 billion in 2016 and […] more

CenturyLink Expands Fiber Network Across U.S. and Europe

Jul 29, 2019

MONROE, LA — As customer demand for extreme high-capacity, low-latency data transport continues to grow, CenturyLink, Inc. is utilizing its global multi-conduit infrastructure to expand the company’s intercity network by 4.7 million miles of fiber, making it the largest ultra-low-loss fiber network in North America. The first phase of this overbuild fiber network, completed in […] more

MONROE, LA — As customer demand for extreme high-capacity, low-latency data transport continues to grow, CenturyLink, Inc. is utilizing its global multi-conduit infrastructure to expand the company’s intercity network by 4.7 million miles of fiber, making it the largest ultra-low-loss fiber network in North America. The first phase of this overbuild fiber network, completed in […] more

Google Hires Red Hat’s Kirsten Kliphouse as First-Ever President of North American Sales

Jul 29, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Google has hired Kirsten Kliphouse to lead North American sales as the company goes after enterprises, mid-market customers and small and midsize businesses in  an attempt to aggressively expand and catch up to Amazon and Microsoft. Kliphouse comes to Google from Red Hat, and before that, she was at Microsoft for […] more

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Google has hired Kirsten Kliphouse to lead North American sales as the company goes after enterprises, mid-market customers and small and midsize businesses in  an attempt to aggressively expand and catch up to Amazon and Microsoft. Kliphouse comes to Google from Red Hat, and before that, she was at Microsoft for […] more

EdgeConneX and Rackspace to Provide Hybrid Cloud Solutions Across EdgeConneX Global Edge Data Center Platform

Jul 29, 2019

HERNDON, VA — EdgeConneX has announced a partnership with Rackspace to deliver a powerful combination of enterprise cloud solutions and the global EdgeConneX data center platform. This partnership delivers Edge-based cloud solutions to enterprises worldwide and facilitates cloud migrations with options ranging from dedicated bare metal environments to variable hybrid cloud and multi-cloud solutions from […] more

HERNDON, VA — EdgeConneX has announced a partnership with Rackspace to deliver a powerful combination of enterprise cloud solutions and the global EdgeConneX data center platform. This partnership delivers Edge-based cloud solutions to enterprises worldwide and facilitates cloud migrations with options ranging from dedicated bare metal environments to variable hybrid cloud and multi-cloud solutions from […] more

CAPRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for July 29

Jul 29, 2019

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for July 29, 2019: EdgeConneX and Rackspace to Provide Hybrid Cloud Solutions Across EdgeConneX Global Edge Data Center Platform: EdgeConneX has announced a partnership with Rackspace to deliver a powerful combination of enterprise cloud solutions and the global EdgeConneX data […] more

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for July 29, 2019: EdgeConneX and Rackspace to Provide Hybrid Cloud Solutions Across EdgeConneX Global Edge Data Center Platform: EdgeConneX has announced a partnership with Rackspace to deliver a powerful combination of enterprise cloud solutions and the global EdgeConneX data […] more

Prince William Touts New Data Centers, Small Business Efforts

Jul 26, 2019

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY – The Prince William County Department of Economic Development today announced $1.53 billion in capital investment and 227 new jobs in the Fiscal Year 2019, stemming from 13 targeted industry projects. The results marked yet another twelve-month period within which the county has logged over half a billion dollars in economic development projects. […] more

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY – The Prince William County Department of Economic Development today announced $1.53 billion in capital investment and 227 new jobs in the Fiscal Year 2019, stemming from 13 targeted industry projects. The results marked yet another twelve-month period within which the county has logged over half a billion dollars in economic development projects. […] more

Google Considering $600 Million Data Center Near Kansas City

Jul 26, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO — Google is considering a major investment North of Kansas City, Missouri, in the region known as Northland. Specifically, Google is looking at putting up a $600 Million USD data center at the Hunt Midwest Business Center, an industrial park in Clay County. The Port Authority of Kansas City’s Board of Commissioners has […] more

KANSAS CITY, MO — Google is considering a major investment North of Kansas City, Missouri, in the region known as Northland. Specifically, Google is looking at putting up a $600 Million USD data center at the Hunt Midwest Business Center, an industrial park in Clay County. The Port Authority of Kansas City’s Board of Commissioners has […] more