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Black Hawk supports 800G at unparalleled low power SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Credo, a global innovation leader in high-performance, low-power serial connectivity solutions, today announced it is expanding its product offering with Black Hawk (CRT55321) that leverages the company’s unique PAM4 DSP architecture to deliver industry-leading low power and reach. The PAM4 retimer and gearbox provide guaranteed, end-to-end signal integrity in backplane, front panel and copper applications. The CRT55321 expands the bandwidth capacity of next-generation network infrastructure at Hyperscale data centers, enterprise networks, and service providers while consuming less than 50% power of existing solutions. The CRT55321 is a 32-lane device that supports 16 lanes on the host side and 16 lanes on the line side. The extended reach performance provides robust signal integrity for PAM4 across the most difficult channels, including legacy backplanes. The device can be used in front…
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New NVMe® Zoned Namespace (ZNS) Command Set wins in Industry Standards category SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#FMS20–NVM Express was honored with a Flash Memory Summit 2020 Best of Show Award for Most Innovative Flash Memory Technology at today’s Flash Memory Summit 2020 Best of Show Awards ceremony. The Flash Memory Summit, the World’s largest and most prestigious storage industry conference and exposition, recognizes NVM Express® (NVMe®) Zoned Namespace (ZNS) in the industry standards category. NVMe ZNS provides a logical address space that enables host software to direct I/O traffic to specific zones. NVMe ZNS allows data management from host software into zones, allowing the SSD and host to collaborate on data placement, leading to improved performance, decreased costs, and improved reliability. ZNS optimizes the data placement for durable storage, reducing the amount of overprovisioning required in large capacity SSDs, reducing write amplification, and…
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DENVER, CO – Cologix, a network-neutral interconnection, ecosystem and hyperscale edge data center company, today announced it signed a definitive agreement to purchase vXchnge’s 16,000 square foot data center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Upon completion of the deal, Cologix will have more than 60,000 total square feet of data center space in the 511 building, Minneapolis’s carrier hotel and the most connected building in Minnesota.

“Minneapolis continues to be a strong data center market with enterprises seeking dynamic cloud ecosystems and onramps to support their cloud migrations,” said Bill Fathers, Chairman & CEO of Cologix. “We are thrilled to continue our investment in our Minneapolis footprint by adding our fourth interconnection hub in the market in response to customer demand. With added capacity in the 511 building, we will enable more businesses to connect to Cologix’s robust ecosystem of networks, clouds and partners very quickly through the Cologix Platform to meet their growing business needs.”


This agreement brings Cologix dozens of customers operating within this data center as well as additional capacity to respond to growing customer demand. This acquisition will strengthen the Cologix Platform with more space, power and connectivity in the region, while cementing Cologix’s market position as the interconnection leader. New customers will be able to accelerate their digital transformations with access to Cologix’s robust ecosystem and low latency cloud onramps to AWS via Amazon Web Services® Direct Connect and Microsoft® Azure ExpressRoute.

About Cologix Inc.
Cologix provides reliable, secure, scalable hyperscale edge data center solutions from 30 prime interconnection hubs and 4 hyperscale capacity facilities across 10 strategic North American markets. Over 1,600 leading network, managed services, cloud, media, content, financial services and enterprise customers trust Cologix to support their business critical infrastructure and connect them to customers, vendors and partners. Our dedicated, experienced local teams and scalable solutions enable us to provide industry-leading customer service and the ability to successfully support customers at the Internet’s new edge.

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TORONTO – Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today the expansion of its One Century Place facility, a major regional connectivity hub in greater Toronto, bringing online additional colocation capacity to meet the area’s growing networking needs. As more technology and data-centric businesses move or scale in the region, facilities like One Century Place are key to providing customers the flexibility and performance needed to realize their digital ambitions.

The facility was previously home to the iconic Toronto Star printing facility, and Digital Realty is expanding its Canadian colocation capabilities as a powerful lever to help businesses rearchitect towards a decentralized infrastructure to further scale and spur new digital transformation initiatives. The new capacity will help address the needs of today’s enterprise customers that require more distributed data hosting, connectivity and exascale computing in a single campus, along with the flexibility to easily scale capacity and network bandwidth requirements.


“Toronto is a more critical market than ever as businesses recognize the growing importance of the region as one of the next major technology hubs in North America,” said Digital Realty Chief Executive Officer A. William Stein. “Today’s announcement marks a significant milestone in the expansion of PlatformDIGITAL™ as we continue to expand our colocation capabilities in strategic regions around the world. We are enabling our customers to address the challenges of data gravity by deploying their digital infrastructure in close proximity to key cloud deployments, providing the coverage, capacity and connectivity requirements to support their current and future goals.”

The expansion of One Century Place in Vaughn, also known as TOR1, is expected to add 6,000 square feet and 1,500 kilowatts of colocation capacity to a broad cross-section of customers across industries. In addition to providing customers room to grow, the facility also boasts key connections to key partners, networks and service and cloud providers that form the connected communities of digital transformation.

To support customers in TOR1, Digital Realty will leverage IBM’s next-generation Direct Link 2.0 capabilities, providing direct access to the IBM Cloud in Toronto. Direct Link 2.0 enables customers to spend less time designing and deploying network architectures to accelerate the development of new solutions via the hybrid cloud. This includes giving customers broader access to IBM services, including blockchain, AI, data analytics and quantum computing, which are becoming more essential to the new future of work.

“Data rich technologies like AI and IoT are being deployed at a rapid scale, requiring enterprises to locate their infrastructure closer to highly-connected centers of data exchange. Enterprises now need greater access to productized colocation offerings at the heart of where digital business is happening. We see significant growth potential in greater Toronto as digital business accelerates,” added Mr. Stein.

Digital Realty completed the colocation expansion of TOR1 in July 2020. Digital Realty currently operates over 20 megawatts of capacity across two data centers in the Toronto region, with more than 60 megawatts planned at full build-out.

For more information, please visit https://www.digitalrealty.com/data-centers/toronto

About Digital Realty
Digital Realty supports the data center, colocation and interconnection strategies of customers across the Americas, EMEA and APAC, ranging from cloud and information technology services, communications and social networking to financial services, manufacturing, energy, healthcare and consumer products.

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United Kingdom, London – NTT Ltd.’s Global Data Centers division is expanding its worldwide co-location data center platform with new facilities across key markets. NTT Ltd., one of the world’s largest data center providers, operates a platform with over 500,000 sqm of colocation space across 160 data centers located in more than 20 countries and regions.

“Organizations today demand an ever-expanding global platform to reach their growing digital business objectives,” said Masaaki Moribayashi, Senior Executive Vice President, Services for NTT Ltd. “That’s why we continue to expand our portfolio of the best data centers in new and existing markets that complement our global geographic footprint.”


While meeting the growing demand from the market, NTT has also committed to following sustainable best practices where possible while growing its global data center platform.

“All our new data centers will be set up for clients to use renewable energy if they choose, as NTT invests in a sustainable future for our planet,” said Moribayashi. “Our data centers are strategically located to support interconnected ecosystems around the world’s most important business and government hubs and will include the latest data center technology for security, reliability and energy efficiency.”

NTT Ltd.’s Global Data Centers division will soon launch new data center capability in India, the UK, Japan, USA, Germany, Malaysia and Indonesia. When fully complete, these data centers will provide over 400 megawatts (MW) of IT load across these markets.

  • Mumbai, India – NTT Ltd. will go live with its new Mumbai 7 Data Center by Q3 2020 in its Chandivali campus. The Mumbai 7 Data Center will offer 25 MW of IT load. The Mumbai 7 Data Center will be the third data center in the Chandivali campus, totaling 61 MW of IT load and is well connected by fiber from all four sides. Also, this data center is a quick 15-minute drive from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport of Mumbai.
  • London, UK – NTT Ltd.’s new London 1 Data Center is scheduled to open during Q3 2020. The London 1 Data Center is capable of 64 MW at full buildout, with 8 MW available at the facility’s opening. This facility will interconnect with NTT Ltd.’s five existing data centers around London to deliver over 100MW of IT load when fully completed. The London 1 Data Center is in Dagenham, east London, close to London’s Docklands, which is the UK’s Internet hub and backbone for global connectivity, which facilitates the majority of the London Internet Exchanges (LINX’s).
  • Tokyo, Japan – For NTT Ltd.’s data center coverage in Japan, NTT Communications will complete a new data center that will be operational in Q3 2020.
    Hillsboro, Oregon, USA – NTT Ltd. is pre-leasing space now at its first data center campus in Hillsboro, Oregon. In Q3 2020, the first 6 MW at the Hillsboro 1 Data Center is coming online as part of an existing building that is being repurposed to the highest-level data center. NTT Ltd.’s 47-acre Hillsboro campus will eventually hold five data centers totaling 144 MW and will be directly connected to the ultra-high count fiber ring which serves as a cross connect for several transpacific submarine cables that reduce latency between the U.S. and high-growth Asian markets.
  • Ashburn, Virginia, USA – In Ashburn, Virginia, the largest and most sought-after data center market in the world, NTT Ltd. is constructing its fifth data center. The two-story Ashburn 5 Data Center will offer 32 MW, with 8 MW ready in Q3 2020. This will bring NTT Ltd.’s total Ashburn footprint to 108 MW over its five buildings. Three of those buildings are on NTT Ltd.’s fenced, secure, 78-acre Ashburn campus, which has room for four more buildings.
  • Munich, Germany – NTT Ltd. has completed the shell of its second building within the Munich 2 Data Center campus. The new building is scheduled to go online in Q4 2020 and once completed the campus will provide 14 MW of IT load for clients. The Munich area is the economical and digital hub of Southern Germany. The Munich 2 Data Center also hosts a Technology Experience Lab and is part of the scalable network and connectivity ecosystem of NTT.
  • Cyberjaya, Malaysia – NTT Ltd. is constructing its fifth data center at its Cyberjaya campus, which is 30 km away from the center of Kuala Lumpur. The new Cyberjaya 5 Data Center with 5.6 MW of critical IT load will come online in Q4 2020 and is designed to meet the requirements of hyperscalers and high-end enterprises.
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA – NTT Ltd. is pre-leasing now for the new Chicago data center campus located on a 19-acre site. A pair of two-story 36 MW buildings will total 72 MW of scalable critical IT load at full buildout. The first building, the Chicago 1 Data Center, will bring 6 MW online in Q1 2021.
  • Jakarta, Indonesia – NTT Ltd.’s new campus in Bekasi, Indonesia is capable of 45 MW of critical IT load once fully developed. The new campus, to be known as the Indonesia Jakarta 3 Data Center, will be the largest data center in Indonesia and is expected to open in the first half of 2021.

NTT Ltd. also has plans in place for next year to develop new data centers in Johannesburg, Silicon Valley, Madrid, and Phoenix, as well as building additional capacity in Mumbai, London, Vienna, Zurich, Berlin and Frankfurt.

“We are pleased to leverage our deep construction expertise and the strength of our capital resources to extend our line of data center facilities – with more to come,” said Ryuichi Matsuo, Executive Vice President for NTT Ltd.’s Global Data Centers division. “By increasing our global footprint during this pandemic, we can support our clients as their demand increases for reliable, robust cloud services, cloud communications, digital entertainment and new technology such as artificial intelligence.”

NTT Ltd. data center clients have access to full-stack technology solutions from data center, network, voice and video infrastructure and managed services. NTT Ltd. has vast expertise in building technologically advanced data centers with low total cost of ownership and high redundancy. NTT Ltd.’s global data center platform enables end-to-end solutions for clients to balance their critical IT load across most major global locations.

About the Global Data Centers division of NTT Ltd.
Global Data Centers is a division of NTT Ltd. and incorporates DPA, e-shelter, Gyron, Netmagic, NTT Indonesia Nexcenter, RagingWire and other NTT Communications group data center divisions. Our combined global platform is one of the largest in the world, with over 160 data centers spanning more than 20 countries and regions including North America, APAC, EMEA and India. As a neutral operator, we offer access to multiple cloud providers, a large variety of Internet Exchanges and telecommunication network providers including our own IPv6 compliant, tier 1 global IP network. Our clients include hyperscalers and global enterprises across all industries, including the financial, media, gaming, healthcare, manufacturing and retail industries and public sector.

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SAN JOSE, CA – Bandwidth Infrastructure Group (Bandwidth IG), a metro dark fiber network provider in Northern California and Greater Atlanta serving mission critical data centers, hyperscalers and enterprises with high capacity, dark fiber announces that it is providing services to CoreSite’s Santa Clara Data Center Campus. The CoreSite campus is located in one of the largest tech areas in the world, at the epicenter of Silicon Valley’s largest data center hub and delivers direct access to the top public cloud onramps.

Cloud computing and bandwidth-intensive applications have escalated the demand for seamless connectivity between data center facilities and network providers. Bandwidth IG’s Data Center Connect solution creates a secure, seamless, and always-on connection, allowing CoreSite to provide enhanced connectivity options to meet its customers’ expanding needs. Bandwidth IG offers scalable metro dark fiber networks to ensure that data centers and their customers are future-ready. The company delivers diverse, low-latency, high-count fiber networks at a competitive value.


“At BandwidthIG, we are uniquely positioned to address the explosive demand that is building for new, scalable and reliable dark fiber solutions to support the growth of current and future data-intensive enterprises,” said Jim Nolte, CEO for Bandwidth IG. “We are thrilled to offer our services to support CoreSite’s customers in their demand for rich, diverse interconnectivity options.”

The SV7 data center is part of CoreSite’s Santa Clara and broader Silicon Valley connected campus, with close proximity to the heart of the high-tech Silicon Valley market. The SV7 data center provides a strong ecosystem enabled to support the digital transformation and hybrid and multi-cloud use cases of businesses with increasingly interconnected data workloads, high performance needs, growing interoperability demands and a need to be located near the network and cloud edge.

The CoreSite campus in Silicon Valley is comprised of eight operational data centers with over 775,000 square feet of colocation space and provides low-latency access to over 205 cloud, network, and IT service providers, making the campus the enterprise data center solution choice to support their infrastructure strategy and unlock the potential of hybrid IT.

“The CoreSite Santa Clara campus is one of the most highly interconnected fiber dense data center campuses in the Bay Area. Performance applications need bandwidth and fiber provider choice for route diversity and vendor optionality,” comments Steve Smith, Chief Revenue Officer, CoreSite. “The addition of Bandwidth IG provides our customers network choice for client performance applications and dark fiber access to a variety of end-points throughout Santa Clara.”

BandwidthIG’s entire backbone is populated with high count single mode fiber cables and is 100% underground, creating a metro cross connect environment that is unique in the Santa Clara market. The Bandwidth IG network expansion in Santa Clara, including this presence in the CoreSite campus, provides access to CoreSite and almost 50 other data centers throughout the area.

To learn more, visit www.BandwidthIG.com or visit the CoreSite marketplace BandwidthIG listing.

About Bandwidth IG
Bandwidth Infrastructure Group (Bandwidth IG) is a metro dark fiber provider that offers high capacity, strategic, dark fiber networks to mission critical data centers, hyperscalers and enterprises throughout Northern California and Greater Atlanta. Bandwidth IG’s 100% underground network meets critical data needs for enterprises and data centers who require quality, reliable connectivity options. Bandwidth IG’s Northern California network offers more than 50 route miles and 89,000 fiber miles, and the Greater Atlanta network has more than 40 route miles and 75,000 fiber miles. Bandwidth IG was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in San Jose, California. Visit www.BandwidthIG.com to learn more.

About CoreSite
CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) delivers secure, reliable, high-performance data center, cloud and interconnection solutions to a growing customer ecosystem across eight key North American markets. More than 1,350 of the world’s leading enterprises, network operators, cloud providers, and supporting service providers choose CoreSite to connect, protect and optimize their performance-sensitive data, applications and computing workloads. Our scalable, flexible solutions and 450+ dedicated employees consistently deliver unmatched data center options — all of which leads to a best-in-class customer experience and lasting relationships. For more information, visit www.CoreSite.com.

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