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Largest #DataCenter in the Nation Opens in Lower Manhattan

Largest #DataCenter in the Nation Opens in Lower Manhattan

After two years under construction, the old Verizon building in lower Manhattan has reopened as the largest high-rise data center in the nation. The center, is the only major data center to open in recent years as data centers are most frequently located where real estate and power are less [Full Story…]

Fewer #Citigroup #DataCenters Result in Savings and Efficiency

Fewer #Citigroup #DataCenters Result in Savings and Efficiency

Five years ago, Citigroup had 70 data centers. But after the global bank underwent a massive consolidation and reduced its global operations footprint, it only has 20. Jagdish Rao, head of Citigroup’s enterprise operations and technology, told Wired that they cut a number of data centers that were [Full Story…]

Sabey Corp. Houses World’s Tallest Data Center in NY

Sabey Corp. Houses World's Tallest Data Center in NY

The skyscraper at 375 Pearl Street is getting a giant makeover. According to Dave Sabey, founder and CEO of Sabey Corporation, it will be the largest high-rise data center in the world. Sabey owns the 32-floor building, which will hold a giant supercomputer. Its computational power will be devoted [Full Story…]

NY Server Farms Brace for #Debates Traffic

NY Server Farms Brace for #Debates Traffic

The political site The Hill has been preparing its primary data center in New York for tonight's first Presidential debate. The Hill and other political sites have to be ready during the fast-paced political news cycle because certain events cause sudden flares of traffic or spikiness, according to [Full Story…]

Colocation Becomes Lucrative Business for Exchanges

Colocation Becomes Lucrative Business for Exchanges

NYSE Euronext has taken measures to expand its colocations services in its Mahwah, NJ data center, according to Wall Street and Technology. A regulatory filing from October 26 illuminates NYSE's plans to open up the Mahwah data center to third party application providers. The filing notifies the SEC [Full Story…]

Data Center/Co-location Space in Demand in NY, Despite Economy

Data Center/Co-location Space in Demand in NY, Despite Economy

NY area data center and co-location space is persistently being used up, despite an uncertain economic climate, according to FierceTelecom. TeleGeography, a telecommunications market research firm, recently did a study that indicates available colocation space in New York declined36 percent from the [Full Story…]

Behind the Curtain at NJ Data Center

Behind the Curtain at NJ Data Center

Though most do not consider the  NY region as location for server farms, an article by Wall Street and Tech indicates that a high portion of U.S. equities passes through third party data centers. And options traffic in these facilities is steadily expanding, with some major options exchanges, [Full Story…]

NY Data Center Unscathed After Hurricane Irene

NY Data Center Unscathed After Hurricane Irene

While the rest of the East Coast awaited Hurricane Irene's inevitable arrival, one data center operator in particular prepared for the storm's wrath. "The natural disaster is essentially what you are planning for when you're building a facility," stated Phillip Koblence, vice president of operations [Full Story…]

A Look at NYSE’s Heavily Guarded NJ Data Center

A Look at NYSE's Heavily Guarded NJ Data Center

In a Computerworld article posted yesterday, the site took a look at the 400,000 square foot data center for the NYSE Euronext stock exchange. Located in Mahwah, NJ, the center includes heavy security specifications, such as bomb-sniffing dogs, a private network instead of the Internet, a literal [Full Story…]

Telehouse Chelsea Data Center to House AboveNet

Telehouse Chelsea Data Center to House AboveNet

Telehouse America announced recently that bandwidth connectivity solutions provider AboveNet is the first tenant at their new data center in Chelsea.  AboveNet will bring a low latency fiber optic network to the 60,000 square foot facility.  Telehouse hopes housing AboveNet will assure customers [Full Story…]

NYSE Technologies to Build New STFI Access Center in NJ

NYSE Technologies to Build New STFI Access Center in NJ

According to Wall Street and Technology, NYSE Technologies has recently announced that it has agreed to join with DuPont Fabros Technology in order to build and operate a SFTI Access Center at their NJ1 data center facility. The data center is located in Piscataway, NJ and will offer full service [Full Story…]

NYI Internet Continues to Expand With New Data Center

NYI Internet Continues to Expand With New Data Center

Recently, NYI Internet announced that it has opened a second data center in Bridgewater, NJ. NYI Internet was created in 1996 and the company has grown to more than 20 global markets. The company's flagship data center is located near Wall Street in Manhattan and offers hosting and servers for [Full Story…]

NY/NJ Appear to Maintain Good Balance in Data Center Market

NY/NJ Appear to Maintain Good Balance in Data Center Market

As the Internet continues to grow, there is a constant need for data centers, or computer warehouses to keep up its infrastructure. In 2009, the supply of data center space in the NY metropolitan area rose by just 3%, but is expected to grow by nearly 10% this year. The reason for growth is because [Full Story…]

NJ Developers Build Too Many “Server Farms” Too Quickly

NJ Developers Build Too Many "Server Farms" Too Quickly

NJ developers have built too many storage centers for servers and other technological gear, called "server farms," too quickly.  The state has constructed 22 new "server farms" since 2005, leading to a 14 percent vacancy rate.  The demand for data centers nationwide has been growing as the world [Full Story…]

Spread Networks Shaves Off 3 Msecs from NY to Chicago

Spread Networks Shaves Off 3 Msecs from NY to Chicago

In an article from Forbes, the magazine profiled Spread Networks, which recently secretly dug a superfast fiber-cable route for sending trades between Chicago and New York. Trader Daniel Spivey came up with the idea for the route, which makes a straight line through farms, under streams and through [Full Story…]