e growth of the data center industry continues in the Pacific Northwest, which is about to get another new player. Colocation specialist CyrusOne says it is scouting properties in the region to boost its presence on the West Coast.
Telia Carrier is brining its global IP network to CyrusOne, one of the largest carrier-neutral data center providers in the United States.
Data center space is leasing like never before, prompting a building boom for developers of wholesale plug-n-play space. In some markets data center companies are leasing facilities before they are even built.
CyrusOne, a US data center provider with a high concentration of capacity in Texas, its home state, has partnered with the Stockholm-based Telia Carrier, formerly TeliaSonera International Carrier, bringing access to Telia’s global IP network to customers in CyrusOne facilities.
Fiber-optic network services provide Telia Carrier and data center service provider CyrusOne have partnered to enable the latter’s enterprise customers to access Telia Carrier’s AS1299 IP network.
CyrusOne recently pulled off one of the biggest data center wins of 2016, buying in a sale-leaseback transaction CME Group’s state-of-the-art data center to expand and offer colocation services in the red-hot Chicago market.
CyrusOne quietly pulled off one of the biggest data center deals of the year, sale-leaseback of the CME Group 428,000 square foot Globex data center, outside of Chicago.
CME Group plans to sell the Aurora data center that houses the heart of its electronic trading platform for $130 million, though it will lease back the space and continue CME Globex operations there on a 15-year lease, according to a report by the Financial Times.
In a $130 million deal announced this week, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group (CME) will sell its Aurora, Illinois data center to global data center operator CyrusOne . The data center operations of the CME Group will remain at the facility under the terms of a 15-year leaseback deal entered into as part of the sale.