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

Manny Medina

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

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Urbis Plans New Data Centre For Brisbane Market

Planning and urban design company Urbis has applied to authorities to build a new Australian data centre in the Brisbane area.

The company’s application shows intent to build on a plot at 7001 Hoepner Road, Bundamba, which is near the city of Ipswich, around 30km from Brisbane. The initial construction would consist of four data halls, with each of those supplying 2.5MW of capacity, making up to 10MW. A second stage of building would then add another total space of similar size, according to the plans.

Read More at data-economy.com

Alibaba Cloud to launch London region

China’s favorite e-commerce giant Alibaba is planning the launch of a cloud region in London, two years after entering the European market with a data center in Frankfurt.

The move was not highly publicized; the company merely updated its website to advertise the future availability zones in the UK and an unspecified ‘Launch Date,’ offering early bird plans and free services to its potential customers.

Among these are three types of elastic compute services from low to high performance web servers, as well as a database hosting service, ApsaraDB for RDS.

It is unclear whether the company is building its own data center in the UK, and the information on its site – promising two nines of availability, dual availability zones and other generic data center characteristics such as CCTV, fiber diversity and 24/7 on-site engineers – gives little clue as to where it could be leasing the space.

Read More at DCD

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Cyxtera Technologies Locations


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Cyxtera Albuquerque AB3
400 Tijeras Ave NW Albuquerque NM 87102
Located in Albuquerque
  • 6.0 Megawatts
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 Brisbane 3PBRIS1
20 Wharf St
Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
Located in Brisbane
  • Does not own Owns the Building
Cyxtera Burbank BR1
3015 Winona Avenue
Burbank, CA 91504
Located in Los Angeles
  • 82,911 Gross SqFt
  • 4.0 Megawatts
Cyxtera Canberra 3PCANB1
19 Battye St
Bruce ACT 2617, Australia
Located in Canberra
Cyxtera Chicago CH2
350 East Cermak
Chicago, IL 60616
Located in Chicago
  • 142,346 Gross SqFt
  • 8.5 Megawatts
Cyxtera Chicago CH4
350 East Cermak
Chicago, IL 60616
Located in Chicago
  • 41,073 Gross SqFt
  • 3.4 Megawatts
Cyxtera Columbus CL1
8180 Green Meadows Drive
Columbus, OH
Located in Columbus
  • 35,000 Gross SqFt
  • 3.2 Megawatts
Cyxtera Dallas DL1
14901 FAA Blvd
Fort Worth, TX
Located in Dallas
  • 153,700 Gross SqFt
  • 12.0 Megawatts
Cyxtera Dallas DL2
14901 FAA Blvd
Fort Worth, TX
Located in Dallas
  • 110,000 Gross SqFt
  • 12.0 Megawatts

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