News & Insider Reports

CyrusOne Announces Hyperscale Expansion in Silicon Valley

Feb 20, 2019

SANTA CLARA, CA — CyrusOne has purchased 8 acres of land in Santa Clara to locate the second data center for CyrusOne in Santa Clara. This acreage will be adjacent to the company’s existing land parcel that is currently under construction. Combined, the CyrusOne Santa Clara Data Center campus will be the largest mission-critical concentration […] more

SANTA CLARA, CA — CyrusOne has purchased 8 acres of land in Santa Clara to locate the second data center for CyrusOne in Santa Clara. This acreage will be adjacent to the company’s existing land parcel that is currently under construction. Combined, the CyrusOne Santa Clara Data Center campus will be the largest mission-critical concentration […] more

Rakuten Infuses Cash into vRAN vendor Altiostar

Feb 20, 2019

TEWSKBURY, MA — Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce behemoth, will invest in Altiostar, the U.S.-based virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) vendor. This will be a pivotal step for Rakuten as they prepare for the upcoming launch of a mobile network in Japan using vRAN in October 2019. Qualcomm, Cisco and Tech Mahindra have also recently made sizeable […] more

TEWSKBURY, MA — Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce behemoth, will invest in Altiostar, the U.S.-based virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) vendor. This will be a pivotal step for Rakuten as they prepare for the upcoming launch of a mobile network in Japan using vRAN in October 2019. Qualcomm, Cisco and Tech Mahindra have also recently made sizeable […] more

CapRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for February 20

Feb 20, 2019

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for February 20, 2019: Rakuten Infuses Cash into vRAN vendor Altiostar: Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce behemoth, will invest in Altiostar, the U.S.-based virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) vendor. This will be a pivotal step for Rakuten as they prepare for […] more

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for February 20, 2019: Rakuten Infuses Cash into vRAN vendor Altiostar: Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce behemoth, will invest in Altiostar, the U.S.-based virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) vendor. This will be a pivotal step for Rakuten as they prepare for […] more

Bain Capital Buys 9 Data Centers from Wangsu Science

Feb 19, 2019

BEIJING, CHINA & BOSTON, MA — Wangsu Science and Technology, a leading content delivery network in China, has agreed to sale its data center unit, known as Xiamen Qinhuai Technology, to an affiliate of Bain Capital Private Equity for 990 million yuan  — or about $146 Million USD. The transaction, originally announced on the Shenzhen […] more

BEIJING, CHINA & BOSTON, MA — Wangsu Science and Technology, a leading content delivery network in China, has agreed to sale its data center unit, known as Xiamen Qinhuai Technology, to an affiliate of Bain Capital Private Equity for 990 million yuan  — or about $146 Million USD. The transaction, originally announced on the Shenzhen […] more

WaPo Report: Google’s Air-Tight NDAs Prevent Locals from Participating in Civic Process

Feb 19, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After a big week for hyperscale data center development in the U.S. the Washington Post has released a story with potentially big public relations implications for those tech giants. WaPo’s central thesis is that Google’s “level of secrecy around data center deals is unusual,” citing non-disclosure agreements that bar local officials from […] more

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After a big week for hyperscale data center development in the U.S. the Washington Post has released a story with potentially big public relations implications for those tech giants. WaPo’s central thesis is that Google’s “level of secrecy around data center deals is unusual,” citing non-disclosure agreements that bar local officials from […] more

Intel to Power Rakuten’s Cloud-Native Mobile Network

Feb 19, 2019

SANTA CLARA, CA — Intel provide technology to internet services leader Rakuten for a new cloud-native network, which will be fully virtualized from radio access network (RAN) to core and will adopt an innovative 5G systems architecture from its launch. The network is significant as it will offer end-to-end automation for both network and services. […] more

SANTA CLARA, CA — Intel provide technology to internet services leader Rakuten for a new cloud-native network, which will be fully virtualized from radio access network (RAN) to core and will adopt an innovative 5G systems architecture from its launch. The network is significant as it will offer end-to-end automation for both network and services. […] more

US Air Force Releases RFP for Modular Data Center in UK

Feb 19, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Air Force has released a request for proposals online, seeking partners in deploying a scalable modular data center at the British Royal Air Force’s Lakenheath base in the municipality of Suffolk, the United Kingdom. The British Royal Air Force hosts the United States Air Force in Suffolk, who will […] more

WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Air Force has released a request for proposals online, seeking partners in deploying a scalable modular data center at the British Royal Air Force’s Lakenheath base in the municipality of Suffolk, the United Kingdom. The British Royal Air Force hosts the United States Air Force in Suffolk, who will […] more

Insight Canada Becomes a Microsoft CSP Indirect Provider

Feb 19, 2019

TEMPE, AZ – Insight Canada has join Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider Indirect Provider program, joining Insight U.S. as indirect providers helping partners simplify digital transformation through next-generation infrastructure. Insight U.S. has served as a Microsoft CSP Indirect Provider since the inception of the program in 2016. Now with expanding reach across North America, Insight’s deep […] more

TEMPE, AZ – Insight Canada has join Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider Indirect Provider program, joining Insight U.S. as indirect providers helping partners simplify digital transformation through next-generation infrastructure. Insight U.S. has served as a Microsoft CSP Indirect Provider since the inception of the program in 2016. Now with expanding reach across North America, Insight’s deep […] more

CapRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for February 19

Feb 19, 2019

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for February 19, 2019: Insight Canada Becomes a Microsoft CSP Indirect Provider: Insight Canada has join Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider Indirect Provider program, joining Insight U.S. as indirect providers helping partners simplify digital transformation through next-generation infrastructure. Insight U.S. has […] more

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for February 19, 2019: Insight Canada Becomes a Microsoft CSP Indirect Provider: Insight Canada has join Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider Indirect Provider program, joining Insight U.S. as indirect providers helping partners simplify digital transformation through next-generation infrastructure. Insight U.S. has […] more

Kaloom Introduces Cloud Edge Fabric for Distributed Edge Data Centers

Feb 18, 2019

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC – Kaloom has unveiled its Cloud Edge Fabric, the first fully automated data center network fabric with native support for network-slicing, along with embedded 5G user plane function. Kaloom’s Cloud Edge Fabric, an Edge data center solution, is specifically designed for simultaneous 4G and 5G applications. Service providers are under pressure to ensure […] more

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC – Kaloom has unveiled its Cloud Edge Fabric, the first fully automated data center network fabric with native support for network-slicing, along with embedded 5G user plane function. Kaloom’s Cloud Edge Fabric, an Edge data center solution, is specifically designed for simultaneous 4G and 5G applications. Service providers are under pressure to ensure […] more