Thursday, 27 January 2022

American Tower buys CoreSite for $10.1bn to prepare for edge computing boom

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Tuesday 16 November 21

The deal will see the infrastructure specialist add 25 data centres, 21 cloud on-ramps and 32,000-plus interconnections to its portfolio

American Tower Corp. has announced a $10.1 billion deal to purchase data centre real estate company CoreSite Realty Corp., aiming to leverage the company’s infrastructure to boost their own mobile edge compute business.  “We are in the early stages of a cloud-based, connected and globally distributed digital transformation that will evolve over the next decade and beyond…

American Tower Corp. has announced a $10.1 billion deal to purchase data centre real estate company CoreSite Realty Corp., aiming to leverage the company’s infrastructure to boost their own mobile edge compute business.  “We are in the early stages of a cloud-based, connected and globally distributed digital transformation that will evolve over the next decade and beyond…

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