Switch announces investment in downtown Reno Innevation Center

May 29, 2015
University of Nevada Reno - By: Staff Report

The vibrant, innovation ecosystem taking hold in Nevada will be further strengthened thanks to an investment by Switch, the recognized world leader in data-center development and mission-critical operations. Switch is funding the half-million-dollar interior build-out of the University of Nevada, Reno's Innevation Center in downtown Reno, creating a hub of innovation and commercialization.

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Switch Plans Massive $1 Billion SUPERNAP Data Center in Reno

Jan 21, 2015
Data Center Knowledge Article - By: Rich Miller

Few data center providers build bigger than Switch. Today the Las Vegas company unveiled plans for its largest project yet, a $1 billion, 3 million square foot SUPERNAP data center campus on 1,000 acres of land near Reno, Nevada.

E-commerce giant eBay Inc. will be the anchor tenant for the SUPERNAP Reno, which will connect to the main SUPERNAP campus in Las Vegas via a new fiber loop, which will also extend to Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay area. The massive project was announced tonight by Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval.

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CenturyLink Moves into Switch SUPERNAP in Vegas

Oct 21, 2014
Data Center Knowledge Article - By: Yevgeniy Sverdlik

CenturyLink announced it has signed a data center services deal with Switch Tuesday. CenturyLink will sell space in one of Switch’s Las Vegas facilities, while Switch customers will have access to the Monroe, Louisiana-based telco’s extensive data center services portfolio.

The Switch SUPERNAP campus in Vegas is well known for its sleek design, massive size and ex-military security personnel. CenturyLink has been expanding its data center footprint ever since it doled out $2.5 billion to acquire Savvis in 2011.

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Shutterfly Deploys 1,000 Cabinets at SUPERNAP Ecosystem

Oct 16, 2014

Switch SUPERNAP, the world leader in data center ecosystem design, development and mission critical operations, announced it has executed a seven-year contract with Shutterfly, Inc. to provide colocation and connectivity services.

Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services offered through a family of lifestyle brands.

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Switch SUPERNAP and Intel Collaborate with UNLV to Boost Scientific Research and Economic Development

Sept 17, 2014

Tech industry leaders Switch SUPERNAP and Intel are working together with UNLV to bring one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers to Las Vegas.

UNLV was recently awarded the use of the Intel “Cherry Creek” supercomputer, which ranks among the world’s fastest and most powerful supercomputers for its combination of speed, power, and energy efficiency. Housed in Switch’s Las Vegas SUPERNAP data center and available to UNLV researchers through SUPERNAP’s unique connectivity network, the “Cherry Creek” supercomputer gives the university and its research partners access to world-class computing power and will act as a catalyst for scientific discovery, the modernization of applications, and regional economic development efforts.

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Switch SUPERNAP Partners With 6fusion For Better Usage And Cost Transparency

Aug 26, 2014
Data Center Knowledge Article - By: Jason Verge

Switch SUPERNAP has partnered with 6fusion for better cost transparency. 6fusion’s technology and utility methodology will be integrated into SUPERNAP’s technology environment to provide cost transparency through 6fusion’s patented unit of measure, the Workload Allocation Cube (WAC).

The partnership will form the cornerstone of the recently announced spot market for Infrastructure-as-a-Service, where WAC will serve as the standard unit of measure for contracts. Colocation providers continue to look for ways to enable cloud for their customers.

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SUPERNAP 8 Earns Tier IV Gold Status for Operations

Aug 5, 2014
Rich Miller, Data Center Knowledge

Uptime isn’t just about having a resilient facility. Human error is among the leading causes of data center outages, underlining the importance of a well-trained staff and operational best practices.

The team at Switch in Las Vegas has now met the highest standards on both fronts. After earning Tier IV certification from the Uptime Institute earlier this year, Switch’s SUPERNAP 8 has now added Tier IV Gold certification for Operational Sustainability.

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