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Evoque Data Center Solutions extends North American and global reach with Cyxtera acquisition

Evoque, a leading provider of comprehensive colocation, connectivity and infrastructure solutions, has announced the successful completion of the previously announced acquisition of Cyxtera’s data centre portfolio. Evoque and Cyxtera will combine to form a leading data centre company with more than 50 locations, predominately in North America. “Combining Evoque and Cyxtera is a strategic step […]

Nokia and Zayo achieve new North American distance record for 800Gb/s transmission on live network

Nokia and Zayo have announced the successful completion of a live field trial of Nokia’s sixth-generation Photonic Service Engine super-coherent optics (PSE-6s), demonstrating a North American transmission record of 800Gb/s over a single wavelength from LA to El Paso on a 1866km link. The companies also achieved a 1 Tb/s transmission on Zayo’s LA to Phoenix route […]

1623 Farnam completes generator deployment for additional 3MW power

1623 Farnam, a regional leader in network-neutral Edge interconnection and data centre services, has announced the completion of its generator deployment project. The deployment, which began in June 2022 with the design of the custom noise-cancelling enclosures, now ensures the rich hyperscale connectivity and peering ecosystem at 1623 Farnam can benefit from an additional 3MW […]

Involta appoints Brett Lindsey as Chief Executive Officer

Involta, a Carlyle portfolio company and prominent national provider of data centre, cloud and connectivity infrastructure and services, has announced that its board of directors has appointed Brett Lindsey as its Chief Executive Officer. The appointment poises Involta to strengthen its position as an enterprise colocation, cloud services and connectivity leader with Lindsey’s strong experience leading private […]

Arelion expands North American presence with new PoP at LightEdge Solutions site in San Diego

New PoP enables wholesale and enterprise customers to improve end-user experience in Mexico and San Diego. Arelion has announced a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) in San Diego at the Lightwave Data Center (LWDC) operated by LightEdge Solutions, a leading provider of secure cloud and colocation for nearly three decades. This will be Arelion’s second fully diverse PoP in the emerging tech hub, providing wholesale […]

Involta acquires data centre and land in Green Bay with plan for 20MW colocation campus

Carlyle-backed company’s entry into Green Bay market brings colocation needed to boost enterprise and regional growth. Involta, a colocation, hybrid IT and managed services firm, has announced the acquisition of a 24.5-acre site housing an existing data centre in the Green Bay region. Through this acquisition, Involta will implement a multi-phased approach to ultimately extend the current data […]

DPO signs behind the meter wind PPA to directly power 100MW green data centre project

Digital Power Optimization (DPO), a developer and operator of green data centres, has announced the binding execution of a power purchase agreement with a major, multinational producer of renewable energy (‘the Seller’). The Seller owns a number of large renewable power assets, including multiple 150MW+ wind farms in Texas. Under the new power purchase agreement, […]

AFL acquires Forza Telecom to enhance position in wireless markets for major sports venues

AFL, an international manufacturer of fibre optic cable and accessories and provider of engineering and installation services, has announced it has acquired Forza Telecom – operating as DGP (DAS Group Professionals) – a turnkey service and solutions provider based in Walnut Creek, CA. This acquisition further expands AFL’s solutions portfolio with specialised indoor and outdoor Distributed […]

How will North America continue its data centre evolution in 2024 and what outcomes can we expect to see? 

We speak to industry experts about their foresight on the region’s data centre activity and the emerging trends and concerns which could unravel over the next year.   In the dynamic realm of North America’s data centre landscape, 2023 witnessed unprecedented transformation, setting the stage for a compelling narrative for the upcoming year. Although it is […]

Subzero Engineering relocates headquarters to state-of-the-art facility in Salt Lake City, Utah

Subzero Engineering, a global leader in turnkey engineering solutions for data centres, industrial cleanrooms and mission-critical environments, has announced a new 155,000-square foot facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. The extensive premises enables the company to expand its capabilities while enabling the company to relocate its Simplex manufacturing facility into the same premises. The new […]

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