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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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HPE to Buy Silicon Graphics International for $275M in Big Data Analytics, HPC Market Push

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has agreed to purchase Milpitas, California-based high-performance computing platforms provider Silicon Graphics International (Nasdaq: SGI) for approximately $275 million cash in a push to expand its footprint in the HPC and big data analytics markets. SGI said Thursday the price of the transaction is $7.75 …

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CyrusOne to Establish New Hyperscale Data Center in Sterling, Virginia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2016 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) plans to redevelop its newly acquired 129, 064-square-foot shell building in Sterling, Virginia into a data center to  support enterprise clients’ large-scale information technology deployments, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The facility will be equipped with high bandwidth and high-availability circuits for connectivity as well as metro and long-haul …

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IBM Vet David McOmber Joins QTS as Public Sector, Federal Sales Head

David McOmber, a two-decade IBM (NYSE: IBM) veteran and a former vice president in Big Blue’s federal business, has joined data center and cloud computing services contractor QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) as executive VP of public sector and federal sales. QTS said Monday McOmber will also work to build relationships across its …

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QTS’ 317, 000 Sq. Ft. Chicago Data Center to Open in July

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 30, 2016 — QTS Realty Trust‘s (NYSE: QTS) new 317, 000-square-foot data center in Chicago will open Friday to provide information technology support to government and enterprise clients, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the data center will offer 48, 000 square feet of raised floor under Phase 1 and serve …

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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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CenturyLink Joins DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge as Program Partner

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2016 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has entered into a partnership with the Energy Department to cut back the company’s energy consumption across its data centers in support of the Better Buildings Challenge, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday it will work to support efforts to reduce energy …

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QTS Texas, Virginia Data Centers to Host Virtustream Cloud Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2016 — QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) and Virtustream have entered into a cloud hosting partnership in which QTS data centers in Texas and Virginia will support Virtustream cloud platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. QTS said Thursday its controls and processes will work to help Virtustream build up compliance with the …

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CyrusOne Makes Progress in Construction of Data Center in Northern Virginia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 10, 2016 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) has held a “topping out” ceremony to mark the completion of the steel framework to its future data center facility in northern Virginia, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the data center campus in Sterling will occupy an area of 230, 000 …

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NTT Communications Unveils New Data Center in Japan for Nexcenter Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 20, 2016 — NTT Communications (NYSE: NTT) has unveiled its fifth data center in Japan that works to support the company’s Nexcenter data center service, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NTT said Monday the Osaka 5 Data Center in the Kansai region features disaster countermeasures to ensure business continuity and is connected …

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