ColoATL Builds Out Space in Atlanta

News from the colocation and service provider sector includes expansions and customer wins for ColoATL, QTS and RagingWire Data Centers.

ColoATL builds-out 55 Marrieta Street Space  ColoATL announced a significant build-out of its space at 55 Marrieta Street in downtown Atlanta. The build-out includes increased colocation and data center space, and a number of new amenities, including a conference facility and “meet me” area operated by ColoATL’s sister company, The Georgia Technology Center.

The expansion was necessitated by demand for colocation and Software Defined Networking (SDN) peering. The facility is home to the Southeast Network Access Point (SNAP), which provides next-generation Internet Exchange solutions, including SDN peering, testing, collaboration and implementation.

“Our goal has always been to provide affordable interconnection options, quickly,” said Tim Kiser, Owner and Founder of ColoATL. “Additionally, we must deliver the network technologies that meet the objectives of the global Internet community. The ColoATL facility expansion is designed to meet those needs.” Established in November 2001, the fully built-out infrastructure of the facility is located on the 5th and 8th floors of 55 Marietta Street.

QTS is expanding its healthcare client base, with WellStar Health Systems using colocation services at QTS’ Atlanta Metro and Suwanee facilities, which will act as its primary and secondary data centers, respectively. WellStar selected QTS as its primary and secondary data center provider in part due to the company’s ability to provide two facilities in the metro Atlanta area with enough space to accommodate private colocation suites.

“The attention to detail and infrastructure redundancy in QTS’ metro Atlanta facilities were very attractive to WellStar’s cross-functional site evaluation team,” said Jon Morris, M.D., senior VP and CIO of WellStar. “Both physical security and HIPAA compliance were of critical importance in our selection of a colocation provider.”

For the full article, visit Data Center Knowledge.

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Five 9s Digital is a data center real estate company offering data center development, investment sales, real estate advisory, and colocation and wholesale data center selection and procurement services. Five 9s Digital has been involved in the development and ownership of multiple mission critical facilities from single user build-to-suit facilities to multi-tenant data centers. Five 9s Digital brings a wealth of experience, background and expertise in providing solutions to the data center arena. Due to the specific and yet evolving requirements of mission critical end users in today’s world, Five 9s Digital is able to offer real solutions, real facilities, and real choices due its extensive and up-to-date knowledge base. Five 9s Digital is a Best Data Sites Certification Alliance™ member.
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