Datahttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2197©2018 Capacity Media60DataVerizon adds Marseille, Mexico City and Johannesburg to Edgecast content networkVerizon has expanded its Edgecast content network to France, Mexico and South Africa and has tripled network capacity.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781333/Verizon-adds-Marseille-Mexico-City-and-Johannesburg-to-Edgecast-content-network.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTGoogle unveils new regions and subsea investments as part of $30bn infrastructure driveGoogle’s cloud division has unveiled its participation in three new subsea cables that will service five new regions as part of a $30 billion investment into its infrastructure.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780812/Google-unveils-new-regions-and-subsea-investments-as-part-of-30bn-infrastructure-drive.htmlTue, 16 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTT5 Data Centers signs extra pre-lease at Chicago facilityData centre owner and operator T5 Data Centers signs second pre-lease at T5@Chicago facility.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780299/T5-Data-Centers-signs-extra-pre-lease-at-Chicago-facility.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 12:30:00 GMTAWS eyes Argentina or Chile for new Latam data centreArgentina and Chile are reportedly locked in a bidding war to become the home of Amazon Web Services’ second South American data centre, with the presidents of both countries holding talks with the company over the last few months.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780003/AWS-eyes-Argentina-or-Chile-for-new-Latam-data-centre.htmlThu, 11 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTInterxion enhances capacity in 7 European citiesInterxion announces new expansion projects in seven cities across Europe in response to customer demand.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779475/Interxion-enhances-capacity-in-7-European-cities.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 11:30:00 GMTSTC begins constructing "largest network operation centre in MENA”Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has started constructing what it says is “the largest network operations centre in MENA”, at the King Abdulaziz Telecom Complex in the Al-Mursalat district, Riyadh.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778432/STC-begins-constructing-largest-network-operation-centre-in-MENA.htmlWed, 03 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTM&A data centre deals topped $20bn in 2017The total value of significant data centre-orientated M&A deals that closed in 2017 surged to $20 billion, almost doubling the figure from 2016, according to new data from Synergy Research Group.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778394/M-A-data-centre-deals-topped-20bn-in-2017.htmlWed, 03 Jan 2018 11:45:00 GMT500 hyperscale data centres by 2019, predicts SynergyThe number of large data centres operated by hyperscale providers is rapidly approaching the 400 mark, according to new data from Synergy Research Group, which added that we will pass the 500 milestone before the end of 2019.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3777196/500-hyperscale-data-centres-by-2019-predicts-Synergy.htmlThu, 21 Dec 2017 14:00:00 GMTGPX and Extreme IX team to deploy IX in Mumbai facilityGPX Global Systems has partnered with Indian data centre and carrier neutral private internet exchange operator Extreme IX.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3776229/GPX-and-Extreme-IX-team-to-deploy-IX-in-Mumbai-facility.htmlMon, 18 Dec 2017 15:00:00 GMTTelia Carrier launches new PoP in ArizonaTelia Carrier has expanded its network by establishing a new point of presence within the new EdgeConneX facility in Phoenix, Arizona.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3775855/Telia-Carrier-launches-new-PoP-in-Arizona.htmlFri, 15 Dec 2017 14:00:00 GMTWe don’t just run data centres, we build ecosystemsSachin Sony, senior manager of field development & vertical marketing at Equinix, talks about the company’s strategic cloud road-map, its partnership with Oracle and the future of the industry.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3775758/We-dont-just-run-data-centres-we-build-ecosystems.htmlFri, 15 Dec 2017 10:45:00 GMTZayo to boost H5 Data Centers with CloudLink servicesZayo Group will begin providing H5 Data Centers’ customers in Cleveland, Denver, Phoenix and Seattle with its CloudLink services.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773787/Zayo-to-boost-H5-Data-Centers-with-CloudLink-services.htmlFri, 08 Dec 2017 11:30:00 GMTBharti Airtel’s Ajay Chitkara: Why companies should invest in India & SAARCAhead of the inaugural Capacity India & SAARC event in New Delhi (7 & 8 February 2018), Capacity spoke to Ajay Chitkara, director and CEO of global voice and data business at Bharti Airtel, to find out how the carrier is helping to make India an IP hub and why companies should invest in the region.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773597/Bharti-Airtels-Ajay-Chitkara-Why-companies-should-invest-in-India-and-SAARC.htmlThu, 07 Dec 2017 17:00:00 GMTDE-CIX hits 6Tbps world record in FrankfurtThe data traffic rate of the DE-CIX in Frankfurt reached a new record high of over 6Tbps on Wednesday evening.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773529/DE-CIX-hits-6Tbps-world-record-in-Frankfurt.htmlThu, 07 Dec 2017 14:00:00 GMTFiberLight names MacNeil as CEODon MacNeil has been promoted from chief operating officer (COO) to chief executive officer (CEO).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773054/FiberLight-names-MacNeil-as-CEO.htmlWed, 06 Dec 2017 11:15:00 GMTVerizon launches new billing solution for enterprise marketVerizon Enterprise Solutions has launched a centralised billing solution aimed at offering business customers better cost control and lower capital expenses.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3772217/Verizon-launches-new-billing-solution-for-enterprise-market.htmlMon, 04 Dec 2017 12:00:00 GMTGlobal M&A investment in data centres to hit $20bn in 2017Colocation power has hit a Q3 YTD (year to date) record of 86MW across London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris, causing a surge in investment in the sector.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3771662/Global-M-A-investment-in-data-centres-to-hit-20bn-in-2017.htmlFri, 01 Dec 2017 12:30:00 GMTDatacenter.com completes first phase of AMS1 facilityDatacenter.com, the European colocation data centre provider, has announced that it has completed the first phase of its Amsterdam colocation facility, AMS1.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3771180/Datacentercom-completes-first-phase-of-AMS1-facility.htmlThu, 30 Nov 2017 12:00:00 GMTGoogle to open Cloud platform in Hong Kong in 2018Google has announced that it will open a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Hong Kong in 2018.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3771164/Google-to-open-Cloud-platform-in-Hong-Kong-in-2018.htmlThu, 30 Nov 2017 11:00:00 GMTNTT to launch colocation services in South Africa after Nexcenter expansionPan-African telecoms service provider, Internet Solutions, is to deliver NTT Communications’ Nexcenter data centre service, which will include colocation services from next month.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3770764/NTT-to-launch-colocation-services-in-South-Africa-after-Nexcenter-expansion.htmlWed, 29 Nov 2017 10:00:00 GMTHilliary Communications deploys PoP at RACK59 carrier hotelRACK69 Data Center has announced that Hilliary Communications has established a point of presence (PoP) at its 7725 CONNECT data centre.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3770159/Hilliary-Communications-deploys-PoP-at-RACK59-carrier-hotel.htmlMon, 27 Nov 2017 12:30:00 GMTMetronode opens Tier III facility amid $150m expansionAustralian data centre operator, Metronode, has completed its second facility in Unanderra, New South Wales (NSW).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3769220/Metronode-opens-Tier-III-facility-amid-150m-expansion.htmlThu, 23 Nov 2017 11:00:00 GMTFCC chair aims to repeal net neutrality rules in DecemberThe Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai has announced plans to dismantle the Obama-era open internet rules.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3769099/FCC-chair-aims-to-repeal-net-neutrality-rules-in-December.htmlWed, 22 Nov 2017 14:45:00 GMTUber concealed data breach impacting 57m customers and driversRide-sharing provider Uber has admitted that it concealed a hack affecting 57 million customers and drivers in the latest major cyber-attack to be unveiled.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3768901/Uber-concealed-data-breach-impacting-57m-customers-and-drivers.htmlWed, 22 Nov 2017 12:00:00 GMTGlobeNet inaugurates Tier III Colombian data centreGlobeNet has finalised the construction of its new data centre facility in Barranquilla, Colombia, which is now open for business.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3768846/GlobeNet-inaugurates-Tier-III-Colombian-data-centre.htmlWed, 22 Nov 2017 11:00:00 GMTVoIPX traffic to hit $2.1bn by year-end, reveals BICSA BICS study into wholesale telecoms has found that that while traditional voice is declining, VoIPX traffic is expected to increase by more than 22%, reaching $2.1 billion in value by the year's end.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3768525/VoIPX-traffic-to-hit-21bn-by-year-end-reveals-BICS.htmlTue, 21 Nov 2017 15:00:00 GMTAirTrunk opens Melbourne hyperscale data centreAirTrunk, the data centre services provider, has opened a second hyperscale facility in the Asia-Pacific region.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3768242/AirTrunk-opens-Melbourne-hyperscale-data-centre.htmlMon, 20 Nov 2017 14:15:00 GMTGreen Mountain joins the Open Compute Project FoundationNorwegian wholesale colocation data centre provider, Green Mountain, has joined the Open Compute Project (OCP) Foundation.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767390/Green-Mountain-joins-the-Open-Compute-Project-Foundation.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 11:30:00 GMTWorkonline adds PoPs at Interxion Amsterdam and Frankfurt facilitiesWorkonline Communications, a pan-African IP transit network, has deployed points of presence (PoPs) in Interxion’s Amsterdam and Frankfurt data centre campuses.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767384/Workonline-adds-PoPs-at-Interxion-Amsterdam-and-Frankfurt-facilities.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 10:15:00 GMTEdgeConneX joins Dutch DCAEdgeConneX has signed up to become a member of the Dutch Data Center Association (DDA) amid its plans for future edge data centre deployments in Amsterdam.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767231/EdgeConneX-joins-Dutch-DCA.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 15:15:00 GMT