Cyxtera Data Centers

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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.

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2333 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Suite 900, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Cyxtera Stock:
: Privately Held
Year Founded:

Nelson Fonseca

Retail Colocation (Cabinets, Cages, RU)
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Cyxtera Technologies Locations

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Cyxtera Albuquerque AB3
400 Tijeras Ave NW Albuquerque NM 87102
Located in Albuquerque
  • 30,000 Gross SqFt
  • 6.0 Megawatts
  • Utility: Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM)
  • Power density minimum (W/sf) = 150
  • Generator configuration = N + 1
Cyxtera Atlanta AT1
375 Riverside Parkway
Lithia Springs, GA 30122
Located in Atlanta
  • 86,005 Gross SqFt
  • 6.8 Megawatts

Located in Lithia Springs, GA, the AT1 data center resides in a single-story, purpose-built building and less than a mile from Google's data center.

Cyxtera Waltham BO1
600 Winter Street
Waltham, MA
Located in Boston
  • 30,400 Gross SqFt
  • 3.4 Megawatts
  • Datacenter operational since in 1998.
  • 2 story building
  • Raised Floor: 12"
  • Utility: NSTAR
Cyxtera Waltham BO2
580 Winter Street
Waltham, MA
Located in Boston
  • 63,304 Gross SqFt
  • 4.0 Megawatts
  • 1 Story structure
  • Utility: NSTAR
Cyxtera Waltham BO3
115 Second Avenue
Waltham, MA 2451
Located in Boston
  • 71,000 Gross SqFt
  • 7.4 Megawatts
  • 1 Story Structure
  • Raised Floor: 24"
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
Cyxtera Chicago CH2
350 East Cermak
Chicago, IL 60616
Located in Chicago: Downtown
  • 142,346 Gross SqFt
  • 8.5 Megawatts

Within DRT's Cermak carrier hotel

Cyxtera Elk Grove CH3
2425 Busse Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Located in Chicago: Suburban
  • 163,747 Gross SqFt
  • 17.6 Megawatts

Cyxtera's CH3 Elk Grove site is across the street from the Digital Realty Chicago campus (former Dupont Fabros) and close to Equinix CH3.

Cyxtera Chicago CH4
350 East Cermak
Chicago, IL 60616
Located in Chicago: Downtown
  • 41,073 Gross SqFt
  • 3.4 Megawatts
  • Digital Realty Trust owns the building at 350 Cermak and is CTL's Landlord.
Cyxtera Columbus CMH1
8180 Green Meadows Drive
Columbus, OH
Located in Columbus
  • 35,000 Gross SqFt
  • 3.2 Megawatts

DCI Technology Holdings owns the building and is CenturyLink's landlord


November 2018

Site Codes and Addresses for Cyxtera

December 2017

Cyxtera Data Center overview


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

Exterior View
Posted in Cyxtera Slough LO5
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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
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Back of the Data Center
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AB3 at 400 Tijeras Ave
Posted in Cyxtera Albuquerque AB3
Aerial View of Cyxtera TPA1
Posted in Cyxtera Tampa TP1
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Exterior of Cyxtera CMH1
Posted in Cyxtera Columbus CMH1
Cyxtera's Facility at 8180 Green Meadows Drive in Columbus
Posted in Cyxtera Columbus CMH1
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