Top 5 Data Center Stories: Week of Oct. 31

For your weekend reading, here are this week’s most popular stories on Data Center Knowledge: CenturyLink Sells Its Colo Business to Fund Level 3 Deal – In a move that was anticipated before, during, and after its $34 billion acquisition deal for Level 3 Communications announced earlier this week, CenturyLink — […]

Equinix VP: New Power Models Make Open Source Necessary

The 100 Gbps router and transponder device called Voyager, announced last Tuesday, may be recorded in history as the first such device ever to have been created by a social network and a colocation provider.  Facebook’s and Equinix’ joint laboratory are data centers SV3 and SV8 in Silicon Valley, in […]

CenturyLink Sells Its Colo Business to Fund Level 3 Deal

In a move that was anticipated before, during, and after its $34 billion acquisition deal for Level 3 Communications announced earlier this week, CenturyLink — America’s third-largest phone service provider — now says it is selling its colocation business, which includes some 57 data centers in North America, Europe, and […]