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CAPRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for July 2, 2019

Jul 2, 2019

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for July 2, 2019: Flexential Grows in Charlotte in Preparation for Additional Technology Sector Demand: Flexential, a leading provider of data center colocation and hybrid IT solutions, is now delivering even greater capacity and power to customers in the Charlotte […] more

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for July 2, 2019: Flexential Grows in Charlotte in Preparation for Additional Technology Sector Demand: Flexential, a leading provider of data center colocation and hybrid IT solutions, is now delivering even greater capacity and power to customers in the Charlotte […] more

Flexential Recognized in Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service

Jul 1, 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DENVER, CO – Flexential, a leading provider of hybrid IT data center and Disaster Recovery as a Services (DRaaS) solutions, today announced its inclusion in the June 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS). One of only 11 global DRaaS providers to be acknowledged in the report, Flexential […] more

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DENVER, CO – Flexential, a leading provider of hybrid IT data center and Disaster Recovery as a Services (DRaaS) solutions, today announced its inclusion in the June 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS). One of only 11 global DRaaS providers to be acknowledged in the report, Flexential […] more

Fungible Closes $200 Million Series C Financing Led by SoftBank Vision Fund

Jul 1, 2019

SANTA CLARA, CA — Fungible, a pioneer in data-centric computing, has announced it closed $200 million USD in Series C financing. The round was led by the SoftBank Vision Fund and included participation from Norwest Venture Partners and existing investors. To date, Fungible has raised over $300 million in capital from venture capitalists and strategic investors […] more

SANTA CLARA, CA — Fungible, a pioneer in data-centric computing, has announced it closed $200 million USD in Series C financing. The round was led by the SoftBank Vision Fund and included participation from Norwest Venture Partners and existing investors. To date, Fungible has raised over $300 million in capital from venture capitalists and strategic investors […] more

Digital Realty Publishes Inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance Report

Jul 1, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Digital Realty has published its inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, covering the company’s ESG performance for 2018, as well as a comprehensive overview of its clean energy commitment, resource conservation and other sustainable business practices. “The initiatives highlighted in this report demonstrate Digital Realty’s commitment to being a good […] more

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Digital Realty has published its inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, covering the company’s ESG performance for 2018, as well as a comprehensive overview of its clean energy commitment, resource conservation and other sustainable business practices. “The initiatives highlighted in this report demonstrate Digital Realty’s commitment to being a good […] more

Google Chooses Mesa, AZ for Next Major Data Center

Jul 1, 2019

MESA, AZ — Google is likely to join Apple, ATT, and Boeing as another tech behemoth with operations in Mesa, AZ. The City Council of Mesa is now likely to to approve the Google development at its meeting tonight. The facility will be located on 186 acres of land located at Elliot and Sossaman roads […] more

MESA, AZ — Google is likely to join Apple, ATT, and Boeing as another tech behemoth with operations in Mesa, AZ. The City Council of Mesa is now likely to to approve the Google development at its meeting tonight. The facility will be located on 186 acres of land located at Elliot and Sossaman roads […] more

CAPRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for July 1, 2019

Jul 1, 2019

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for July 1, 2019 Google Chooses Mesa, AZ for Next Major Data Center: Google is likely to join Apple, ATT, and Boeing as another tech behemoth with operations in Mesa, AZ. The City Council of Mesa is now likely to […] more

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for July 1, 2019 Google Chooses Mesa, AZ for Next Major Data Center: Google is likely to join Apple, ATT, and Boeing as another tech behemoth with operations in Mesa, AZ. The City Council of Mesa is now likely to […] more

Equinix Expands Collaboration with IBM Cloud

Jun 28, 2019

REDWOOD CITY, CA — Equinix has announced an expanded collaboration with IBM Cloud to bring private and scalable connectivity to global enterprises at the digital edge via Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric (ECX Fabric). This expansion builds upon the long-standing Equinix and IBM relationship where IBM Cloud Direct Link Exchange is deployed in more Equinix International […] more

REDWOOD CITY, CA — Equinix has announced an expanded collaboration with IBM Cloud to bring private and scalable connectivity to global enterprises at the digital edge via Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric (ECX Fabric). This expansion builds upon the long-standing Equinix and IBM relationship where IBM Cloud Direct Link Exchange is deployed in more Equinix International […] more

OMB Releases Final Federal Cloud Computing Strategy

Jun 28, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — The Office of Management and Budget has released the final Cloud Smart strategy that aims to accelerate the adoption of Cloud platforms within federal agencies. In the Report to the President on Federal IT Modernization, released publicly in 2017 in accordance with Executive Order 13800, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) […] more

WASHINGTON, DC — The Office of Management and Budget has released the final Cloud Smart strategy that aims to accelerate the adoption of Cloud platforms within federal agencies. In the Report to the President on Federal IT Modernization, released publicly in 2017 in accordance with Executive Order 13800, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) […] more

EdgeConneX Brings Cutting-Edge Cloud Access Solutions to Memphis

Jun 28, 2019

MEMPHIS, TN —  EdgeConnex has announced the launch of local cloud on-ramp services to enterprises in the Memphis area through partnerships with Comcast Business and Megaport. Through these partnerships, Memphis area businesses will have local access to the world’s leading cloud platforms, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and Alibaba Cloud. […] more

MEMPHIS, TN —  EdgeConnex has announced the launch of local cloud on-ramp services to enterprises in the Memphis area through partnerships with Comcast Business and Megaport. Through these partnerships, Memphis area businesses will have local access to the world’s leading cloud platforms, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and Alibaba Cloud. […] more

Google to Acquire Looker

Jun 28, 2019

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA– Google will acquire Looker, a unified platform for business intelligence, data applications and embedded analytics, in a $2.6 billion all-cash transaction. Upon the close of the acquisition, Looker will join Google Cloud. This acquisition builds on an existing partnership where the two companies share more than 350 joint customers, such as Buzzfeed, […] more

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA– Google will acquire Looker, a unified platform for business intelligence, data applications and embedded analytics, in a $2.6 billion all-cash transaction. Upon the close of the acquisition, Looker will join Google Cloud. This acquisition builds on an existing partnership where the two companies share more than 350 joint customers, such as Buzzfeed, […] more