Welcome!

@CloudExpo Authors: Sujoy Sen, Teridion Blog, William Schmarzo, Akhil Sahai, Elizabeth White

News Feed Item

EvoSwitch betreedt Amerikaanse markt vanwege vraag naar schaalbare colocatie-infrastructuur

AMSTERDAM, November 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

EvoSwitch opent carrier-neutraal datacenter in Virginia, VS

EvoSwitch, een toonaangevende leverancier van duurzame en innovatieve carrier-neutrale datacenter-diensten, kondigt vandaag aan dat het op 1 januari 2013 zijn WDC1 datacenter in de Verenigde Staten opent. De toetreding tot de Amerikaanse markt is het logische gevolg van de vraag naar schaalbare colocatie-infrastructuur in de VS. Bij de opening van het nieuwe datacenter is 27 procent van de beschikbare capaciteit in de eerste fase al verkocht.

EvoSwitch heeft een lange termijn-huurovereenkomst voor een datacenter-faciliteit in Manassas, Virginia getekend. Fase 1  begint met een initiële inzet van 3 megawatt (MW) kritisch vermogen met mogelijkheden tot uitbreiding. In de toekomstplannen is een groei naar 100.000 vierkante meter rackspace mogelijk.

Eric Boonstra, managing director van EvoSwitch: "We zijn erg enthousiast dat we één van de eerste Europese aanbieders van carrier-neutrale datacenter-diensten zijn die uitbreiden naar de Verenigde Staten en een veilig, schaalbaar datacenter lanceren in één van de regio's met de  hoogste connectiviteit ter wereld. Wij zijn ervan overtuigd dat we met onze innovatieve en duurzame carrier-neutrale colocatie een uitstekende oplossing zullen bieden voor de vele cloud-, digitale media- en telecommunicatiebedrijven die op zoek zijn naar carrier-neutrale datacenter-diensten. We kijken ernaar uit ons beproefde model met succes te herhalen in de Verenigde Staten; we nemen de connectiviteitsbehoefte van onze klanten hierbij als basis en voldoen aan hun behoeften door een grote groep carriers en andere netwerkserviceproviders aan te trekken rondom een sterke neutrale Internet Exchange partner, zoals AMS-IX dat voor ons is in Amsterdam."

"Hoewel dit onze eerste internationale uitbreiding is, zien we soortgelijke mogelijkheden voor verdere internationale groei," vervolgt Boonstra. "Veel van onze klanten coloceren hun bedrijfskritische applicaties op meerdere continenten. Met de opening van WDC1 creëren we nieuwe mogelijkheden om deze klanten beter van dienst te zijn en om nieuwe klanten aan te trekken."

Het nieuwe WDC1 EvoSwitch datacenter bevindt zich in Manassas, Virigina, in de buurt van Washington, DC, een regio die fungeert als één van de belangrijkste hubs voor internetverbindingen ter wereld. De datacenters in het gebied trekken een groot aantal cloudproviders, telecom- en digitale mediabedrijven aan voor colocatie en interconnectiediensten. Deze bedrijven vertegenwoordigen belangrijke segmenten voor EvoSwitch.

EvoSwitch heeft grondige engineering audits en testen uitgevoerd om een data​​center neer te zetten voldoet aan zijn hoge kwaliteits- en dienstverleningseisen. Het WDC1 datacenter in Virginia is LEED Gold-gecertificeerd en voldoet aan de richtlijnen van de DoD (Department of Defense) en de DCID (Director of Central Intelligence Directives). Boonstra: "In Europa lopen we voorop op het gebied van energie-efficiëntie. Onze AMS1-faciliteit in Amsterdam heeft dan ook een zeer lage Power Usage Effectiveness-score (PUE) van 1,2. WDC1 start met een PUE-score van 1,3. We streven vanzelfsprekend ook in de VS naar de best haalbare efficiëntie-ratings en vertrouwen erop dat zich steeds meer mogelijkheden zullen aandienen om vooruitgang te boeken op het moment dat wij ons daar vestigen en groeien."

http://www.evoswitch.com.

Nederlands perscontact: Wisse Kommunikatie, telefoon: +31(0)26-4431523 of per e-mail: [email protected].

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@CloudExpo Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Venafi, the Immune System for the Internet™ and the leading provider of Next Generation Trust Protection, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Venafi is the Immune System for the Internet™ that protects the foundation of all cybersecurity – cryptographic keys and digital certificates – so they can’t be misused by bad guys in attacks...
SYS-CON Events announced today the Kubernetes and Google Container Engine Workshop, being held November 3, 2016, in conjunction with @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. This workshop led by Sebastian Scheele introduces participants to Kubernetes and Google Container Engine (GKE). Through a combination of instructor-led presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, students learn the key concepts and practices for deploying and maintainin...
The cloud market growth today is largely in public clouds. While there is a lot of spend in IT departments in virtualization, these aren’t yet translating into a true “cloud” experience within the enterprise. What is stopping the growth of the “private cloud” market? In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Nara Rajagopalan, CEO of Accelerite, explored the challenges in deploying, managing, and getting adoption for a private cloud within an enterprise. What are the key differences between wh...
ReadyTalk has expanded the capabilities of the FoxDen collaboration platform announced late last year to include FoxDen Connect, an in-room video collaboration experience that launches with a single touch. With FoxDen Connect, users can now not only engage in HD video conferencing between iOS and Android mobile devices or Chrome browsers, but also set up in-person meeting rooms for video interactions. A host’s mobile device automatically recognizes the presence of a meeting room via beacon tech...
Deploying applications in hybrid cloud environments is hard work. Your team spends most of the time maintaining your infrastructure, configuring dev/test and production environments, and deploying applications across environments – which can be both time consuming and error prone. But what if you could automate provisioning and deployment to deliver error free environments faster? What could you do with your free time?
Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA) has announced that NoviFlow Inc.has deployed IxNetwork® to validate the company’s designs and accelerate the delivery of its proven, reliable products. Based in Montréal, NoviFlow Inc. supports network carriers, hyperscale data center operators, and enterprises seeking greater network control and flexibility, network scalability, and the capacity to handle extremely large numbers of flows, while maintaining maximum network performance. To meet these requirements, NoviFlow in...
Choosing the right cloud for your workloads is a balancing act that can cost your organization time, money and aggravation - unless you get it right the first time. Economics, speed, performance, accessibility, administrative needs and security all play a vital role in dictating your approach to the cloud. Without knowing the right questions to ask, you could wind up paying for capacity you'll never need or underestimating the resources required to run your applications.
It’s 2016: buildings are smart, connected and the IoT is fundamentally altering how control and operating systems work and speak to each other. Platforms across the enterprise are networked via inexpensive sensors to collect massive amounts of data for analytics, information management, and insights that can be used to continuously improve operations. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Brian Chemel, Co-Founder and CTO of Digital Lumens, will explore: The benefits sensor-networked systems bring to ...
Extreme Computing is the ability to leverage highly performant infrastructure and software to accelerate Big Data, machine learning, HPC, and Enterprise applications. High IOPS Storage, low-latency networks, in-memory databases, GPUs and other parallel accelerators are being used to achieve faster results and help businesses make better decisions. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at NVIDIA, focused on some of the unique ways extreme computing is...
On Dice.com, the number of job postings asking for skill in Amazon Web Services increased 76 percent between June 2015 and June 2016. Salesforce.com saw its own skill mentions increase 37 percent, while DevOps and Cloud rose 35 percent and 28 percent, respectively. Even as they expand their presence in the cloud, companies are also looking for tech professionals who can manage projects, crunch data, and figure out how to make systems run more autonomously. Mentions of ‘data science’ as a skill ...
Cloud analytics is dramatically altering business intelligence. Some businesses will capitalize on these promising new technologies and gain key insights that’ll help them gain competitive advantage. And others won’t. Whether you’re a business leader, an IT manager, or an analyst, we want to help you and the people you need to influence with a free copy of “Cloud Analytics for Dummies,” the essential guide to this explosive new space for business intelligence.
Manufacturers are embracing the Industrial Internet the same way consumers are leveraging Fitbits – to improve overall health and wellness. Both can provide consistent measurement, visibility, and suggest performance improvements customized to help reach goals. Fitbit users can view real-time data and make adjustments to increase their activity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mark Bernardo Professional Services Leader, Americas, at GE Digital, discussed how leveraging the Industrial Internet a...
UpGuard has become a member of the Center for Internet Security (CIS), and will continue to help businesses expand visibility into their cyber risk by providing hardening benchmarks to all customers. By incorporating these benchmarks, UpGuard's CSTAR solution builds on its lead in providing the most complete assessment of both internal and external cyber risk. CIS benchmarks are a widely accepted set of hardening guidelines that have been publicly available for years. Numerous solutions exist t...
Amazon has gradually rolled out parts of its IoT offerings in the last year, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to optimizing their back-end AWS offerings, Amazon is laying the ground work to be a major force in IoT – especially in the connected home and office. Amazon is extending its reach by building on its dominant Cloud IoT platform, its Dash Button strategy, recently announced Replenishment Services, the Echo/Alexa voice recognition control platform, the 6-7 strategic...
In addition to all the benefits, IoT is also bringing new kind of customer experience challenges - cars that unlock themselves, thermostats turning houses into saunas and baby video monitors broadcasting over the internet. This list can only increase because while IoT services should be intuitive and simple to use, the delivery ecosystem is a myriad of potential problems as IoT explodes complexity. So finding a performance issue is like finding the proverbial needle in the haystack.
There will be new vendors providing applications, middleware, and connected devices to support the thriving IoT ecosystem. This essentially means that electronic device manufacturers will also be in the software business. Many will be new to building embedded software or robust software. This creates an increased importance on software quality, particularly within the Industrial Internet of Things where business-critical applications are becoming dependent on products controlled by software. Qua...
In his session at Cloud Expo, Robert Cohen, an economist and senior fellow at the Economic Strategy Institute, will provide economic scenarios that describe how the rapid adoption of software-defined everything including cloud services, SDDC and open networking will change GDP, industry growth, productivity and jobs. This session will also include a drill down for several industries such as finance, social media, cloud service providers and pharmaceuticals.
DevOps at Cloud Expo – being held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real results. Am...
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportuni...
"We host and fully manage cloud data services, whether we store, the data, move the data, or run analytics on the data," stated Kamal Shannak, Senior Development Manager, Cloud Data Services, IBM, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.