CenturyLink completes data center expansion in six markets

CenturyLink has completed its data center expansion projects in 2015 in six markets including Boston, London, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Phoenix, Seattle and Washington, D.C to meet market demand.

Besides these six locations CenturyLink has also grew its market presence into Australia and central Washington.

The company said expansions add approximately 10.8 megawatts of critical capacity, bringing CenturyLink’s global data center capacity to more than 185 megawatts.

The expanded facilities will support up to additional 35 megawatts to meet future market demand.

CenturyLink will also address growing customer demand in Asia-Pacific region by expanding public cloud platform to the Asia-Pacific market.

The company will offer alternative energy options to customers through a new hydro-powered facility in central Washington, incorporating Bloom fuel cell technology into the Irvine, Calif., facility.

Additionally, CenturyLink is also a part of Climate Change Agreements in the UK and Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) in the US.


CenturyLink currently offers more than 2.6 million square feet of gross raised floor space throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

“CenturyLink continues to invest in meeting the increasing demands of our customers, including exploring new green technologies and expansion options in new and existing data center markets,” said Drew Leonard, vice president of colocation product management at CenturyLink.

CenturyLink opened its data center in Australia in April and offered managed hybrid IT services comprises network, managed hosting services, colocation and cloud.

In March, CenturyLink opened its new 300,000 square foot Technology Center of Excellence in Monroe, La which includes a technology research and development lab, a network operations center and collaborative office and meeting space.

Shilpa Khatri

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