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QTS Sets Up Hybrid IT Unemployment Insurance System for 4 States; David McOmber Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2017 — QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has provided a hybrid unemployment insurance processing system to Connecticut, Maine, Mississippi and Rhode Island in line with the Labor Department‘s call for practices that help streamline the workforce system, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 28. The company said Sept. 27 it …

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Private Equity Consortium Wraps Up Purchase of CenturyLink’s Data Centers, Colocation Business

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has finalized the sale of its colocation business and 54 data centers to a consortium led by private equity firms Medina Capital and BC Partners. CenturyLink said Tuesday it has secured net pre-tax proceeds valued at approximately $1.86 billion and assumed ownership of 10 percent minority stake in the newly created global security …

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CyrusOne Adds Data Hall With 32, 000 Colocation Sq. Ft. to Phoenix Campus

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 6, 2016 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) will append a new data hall to its Phoenix campus in Arizona to accommodate an additional 32, 000 square feet for colocation services and generate six megawatts of power, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Phoenix data center is connected to other CyrusOne facilities across the …

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CyrusOne Buys Property in Illinois in Push to Expand Colocation Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) has moved to expand its colocation infrastructure with a new 23-acre property in Aurora,  Illinois, that it aims to develop into a facility to operate alongside an existing data center, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the future compound will work to support the …

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Iron Mountain Underground Data Center to Host NEC’s SAP HANA Cloud Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2016 — Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) will provide its underground data center in western Pennsylvania as primary colocation provider for NEC‘s SAP HANA private cloud service, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The WPA-1 data center works to host the SAP HANA service for NEC and facilitate compliance, security and …

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2 QTS Data Centers Get FISMA High Authorization, Accreditation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 19,  2015 — QTS Realty Trust has achieved FISMA high authorization and accreditation for its data center and colocation service facilities in Richmond and Atlanta-Metro, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The two sites, verified by Veris Group as the third-party assessment organization, offer a combined 2.3 million square feet …

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QTS Closes $326M Carpathia Acquisition; Chad Williams Comments

QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has completed its acquisition of Virginia-based Carpathia Hosting for $326 million in cash and available credit capacity. QTS said Tuesday the companies will work on a near-term and long-term integration plan while currently operating in the existing organizational structure. “Enterprise customers are increasingly looking for scale and flexibility to …

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QTS to Purchase Cloud Contractor Carpathia for $326M; Peter Weber Comments

Overland Park, Kan.-based data center operator QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has agreed to acquire Dulles, Va.-headquartered cloud computing provider Carpathia Hosting for $326 million in an effort to grow both companies’ colocation and managed services market footprints. QTS said Thursday it expects to close the deal sometime in the middle of 2015 and the …

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George Slessman: IO to Separate Cloud, Data Center Businesses as it Seeks ‘Clarity of Purpose’

IO will separate by early next year into two standalone entities — the IO colocation and cloud services firm and a new company named BASELAYER, which would provide modular data center hardware and infrastructure management services. “By separating the two [businesses], we create clarity of purpose to accelerate the growth of …

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CenturyLink to Run Data Center Services at 2 NIH Hubs

The National Institutes of Health has awarded CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) a potential 10-year, $62.7 million contract to deliver network connectivity, colocation and data backup services to two NIH facilities. CenturyLink will provide managed data center services to the NIH-run National Library of Medicine and Center for Information Technology, the company …

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