Cyxtera Technologies, a company founded in 2017 by former Terremark CEO Manuel Medina, was built on the former CenturyLink and Savvis data center portfolio. Cyxtera's business model combines data center colocation with network security.

Cyxtera Acquisitions

  • 2017
    • Acquired CenturyLink data centers for $2.15 billion
    • Brainspace: an analytics platform that helps governments conduct digital investigations;
    • Cryptzone: an enterprise security firm
    • Catbird: another enterprise security firm focused on securing internal corporate networks and implementing and enforcing corporate security policy;
    • Easy Solutions: electronic fraud detection and prevention company
  • 2018
    • Immunity, Inc: an offense-oriented cyber security company

The Cyxtera-CenturyLink Deal

The CenturyLink deal tied the Cyxtera and Centurylink companies together. CenturyLink is now one of Cyxtera's biggest customer and CenturyLink also holds a 10% stake in Cyxtera. The deal also provided cash for CenturyLink's acquisition of Level 3 Communications in 2017.

Cyxtera at a Glance

  • Top 3 global colocation market share
  • 2.6 million sq. ft. of data center space
  • 3,500 customers
  • 1,100 employees
  • Combined IP and market leadership of Cryptzone, Catbird, Easy Solutions and Brainspace
  • Expertise in identity-centric security and advanced threat and behavioral analytics

Cyxtera Founded from Centurylink's Data Centers

A consortium led by private equity firms BC Partners and Medina Capital formed Cyxtera through the acquisition of a data center footprint and associated colocation business from CenturyLink along with four companies that comprised Medina Capital's Security and Analytics portfolio – Cryptzone, Catbird, Easy Solutions and Brainspace – in a $2.8 billion transaction.

Cyxtera Technologies Logo
Headquarters:
2333 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Suite 900, Coral Gables, FL 33134
CEO:

Manny Medina

Linkedin:
Services:
Retail Colocation (Cabinets, Cages, RU)
Company Type:
Carrier-Neutral
Cross Connect:
No charge

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Cyxtera Technologies Data Center Map


Cyxtera Technologies Locations


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Cyxtera Denver DN2
9180 Commerce Center Circle
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Located in Denver
  • 5,600 Gross SqFt
Cyxtera Sterling DC2
45901 Nokes Blvd
Sterling, VA
Located in Northern Virginia
  • 88,489 Gross SqFt
  • 6.0 Megawatts
Cyxtera El Segundo LA1
200 North Nash Street
El Segundo, CA
Located in Los Angeles
  • 113,606 Gross SqFt
  • 6.0 Megawatts
Cyxtera Jersey City NJ1
34 Exchange Place
Jersey City, NJ
Located in New Jersey
  • 74,222 Gross SqFt
  • 3.4 Megawatts
Cyxtera Chicago CH4
350 East Cermak
Chicago, IL 60616
Located in Chicago
  • 41,073 Gross SqFt
  • 3.4 Megawatts
Cyxtera Santa Clara SC4
2401 Walsh Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Located in San Francisco Bay Area
  • 100,000 Gross SqFt
  • 8.0 Megawatts
Cyxtera Sterling DC4
21110 Ridgetop Circle
Sterling, VA
Located in Northern Virginia
  • 135,513 Gross SqFt
  • 12.0 Megawatts
Cyxtera Sterling DC7
22995 Wilder Ct
Sterling, VA
Located in Northern Virginia
  • 135,243 Gross SqFt
  • 13.6 Megawatts
Cyxtera Waltham BO2
580 Winter Street
Waltham, MA
Located in Boston
  • 63,304 Gross SqFt
  • 4.0 Megawatts
Cyxtera Burbank BR1
3015 Winona Avenue
Burbank, CA 91504
Located in Los Angeles
  • 82,911 Gross SqFt
  • 4.0 Megawatts
  • 2 Story Structure
  • Utility: Burbank Water and Power

Photos


There is an administrative building between the two data center phases.
Exterior View
Posted in Cyxtera Slough LO5 Source: Google Maps
AB3 at 400 Tijeras Ave
Posted in Cyxtera Albuquerque AB3
There is an administrative building between the two data center phases.
Overhead View of DFW1 and DFW2
Posted in Cyxtera Dallas DFW1

There is an administrative building between the two data center phases.

Source: Google Maps
Power and Cooling Capacities
Posted in Cyxtera Dallas DFW1 Source: Cyxtera
Back of the Data Center
Posted in Cyxtera Dallas DFW1 Source: Google Maps
Aerial View of Cyxtera TPA1
Posted in Cyxtera Tampa TP1 Source: Google Maps