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Cologix adds fourth Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute onramp in Canada

Cologix, one of North America’s leading network-neutral interconnection and hyperscale Edge data centre companies, has announced the addition of a fourth Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute onramp in Canada and additional capacity at an existing ExpressRoute onramp at its TOR1 digital Edge data centre with speeds up to 100 Gbps. “We are happy to expand our collaboration with Microsoft […]


Crosslake Fibre joins Cologix’s interconnection ecosystem to bring submarine connections to North America

Cologix – one of North America’s leading network-neutral interconnection and hyperscale Edge data centre companies – has announced a new partnership with Crosslake Fibre, an international Network Service Provider (NSP) and developer of unique submarine and terrestrial fibre networks. Crosslake Fibre has contracted for space and power services in Cologix’s TOR1 facility to enable customers to store, manage and […]


Nokia to supply data centre switching portfolio for Microsoft’s data centre networks

Nokia has announced it will provide its data centre switching solutions for Microsoft’s data centre facilities to support the bandwidth growth to Microsoft Azure as part of a multi-faceted deal. The deal expands the long-standing relationship between the companies, who have been working together to bring massively scaled, agile and highly resilient networking to the […]


phoenixNAP launches a Bare Metal Cloud Edge at American Tower Edge Data Center in Austin

phoenixNAP, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation and specialised Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, has announced the launch of its Bare Metal Cloud (BMC) Edge location in Austin, Texas. Deployed at an American Tower Edge Data Center, this location provides low-latency access to Bare Metal Cloud out of the US […]


DE-CIX to bring IX platform to three EdgeConneX locations

EdgeConneX, a pioneer in global hyperlocal to hyperscale data centre solutions, has announced that DE-CIX, a leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator, will expand its carrier and data centre neutral IX platform into multiple EdgeConneX data centres, globally. Adding to the existing DE-CIX Munich Internet Exchange located at the EdgeConneX Munich Edge Data Center, DE-CIX will be deploying its interconnection […]


Experts discuss the importance of in-person collaboration and networking is for data centre leaders

The detrimental effect COVID-19 has had on businesses over the past couple of years is finally beginning to waver as organisations muster up the courage to send their employees back to the office and society regains its confidence to meet in large groups, as opposed to meeting on Zoom. In-person business events such as Data […]


Park Place Technologies acquires Storfirst Software

Park Place Technologies, the leading global data centre and networking optimisation firm, has strengthened its software portfolio with the purchase of Congruity360’s Storfirst software platform. Storfirst is one of the industry’s most secure, OEM-and-platform-agnostic (cloud, hybrid cloud and on-premises) file system migration and information management software. Storfirst allows customers to manage the movement of their data from production servers […]


Enhanced network capabilities: the race for performance is top priority for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise product releases

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a leading provider of communication, network and cloud solutions tailored to customers’ industries, has announced the worldwide availability of new models in its OmniSwitch 6900 switching range, designed for enterprise data centres and core networks.  The company continues to improve its portfolio as part of its Digital Age Networking (DAN) strategy to ease the Digital Transformation […]


Digital Realty announces availability of AWS capability on PlatformDIGITAL

Digital Realty has announced the deployment of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect 100Gbps capability at the company’s Westin building exchange in Seattle and on its Interxion Dublin campus in Ireland, bringing one of the fastest AWS Direct Connect capabilities to PlatformDIGITAL. Digital Realty’s platform connects 290 centres of data exchange with over 4,000 participants around the world, […]


Equinix Metal delivers physical infrastructure at software speed

Equinix has announced that Equinix Metal has significantly advanced its global scale, features and ability to enable as-a-service consumption of the full value of Platform Equinix. With these new and enhanced capabilities, Equinix Metal customers can consume interconnected infrastructure with the control of physical hardware and the low overhead and developer experience of the cloud, […]


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