Data Foundry Blog: Press Releases

AboveNet Enters the Austin Market by Expanding with Data Foundry

NEW YORK, April 23 — AboveNet Communications, Inc., a leading provider of fiber optic connectivity solutions, today announced its service expansion into Data Foundry’s® Austin, Texas data center. AboveNet recently added Austin as its 15th major metro market and is part of AboveNet’s continuing investment in its network facilities. AboveNet’s managed service solution provides...

Data Foundry Wins Landmark Appeal Against City of Austin in Texas Supreme Court Case Benefitting Texans

Data Foundry Wins Landmark Appeal Against City of Austin in Texas Supreme Court Case Benefitting Texans

Austin, Texas – April 29, 2021 — Data Foundry, a premier colocation data center provider with facilities in Austin and Houston, Texas won new rights for businesses and residents to challenge discriminatory rates imposed by municipalities in historic Texas Supreme Court decision against the City of Austin. In 2016, Austin Energy, the City of Austin’s municipal power...

Data Foundry’s Houston 2 Virtual Tour Experience Now Available

Data Foundry’s Houston 2 Virtual Tour Experience Now Available

Houston, Texas – Sept 29, 2020 — Data Foundry, a premier colocation data center provider, announces that a first-ever virtual tour of its Houston 2 data center campus, is now available. Located in the Greenpoint district, this 60-MW, state-of-the-art facility meets evolving demand for high capacity, low latency, and cost-effective networking across...

Data Foundry’s Houston 2 Virtual Tour Experience Now Available

Data Foundry to add 27,000 Square Feet of White Floor Space and 4MW to its Houston 2 Data Center Campus

Houston, Texas – Sept 24, 2019 — Data Foundry, a premier colocation data center provider, announces the construction of a new 27,000 sq ft data hall with 4MW of capacity as an addition to the company’s 350,000 sq ft master-planned Houston 2 data center campus in the Greenspoint district. Driven by customer demand for more capacity and Houston business growth,...

CTO Edward Henigin Testifies on Austin Energy’s Anti-Competitive Practices before the Texas Senate Committee on Business & Commerce

CTO Edward Henigin Testifies on Austin Energy’s Anti-Competitive Practices before the Texas Senate Committee on Business & Commerce

AUSTIN, Texas – May 2, 2018 — Yesterday, the Texas Senate Committee on Business & Commerce held a hearing to investigate whether consumers in Texas are better served through competition in electric service. The testimony provided will help the legislature understand the impact of competitive versus noncompetitive retail markets across the state in terms of price and...

Data Foundry Promotes Internally to Fill Two New C-Suite Positions

Cameron Wynne and Mark Noonan join the executive team as the company’s new COO and CRO AUSTIN, Texas – April 3, 2018 — Data Foundry, a premier Texas colocation provider with a global network, is pleased to announce the promotion of two executive team members and long-time employees: Cameron Wynne and Mark Noonan. Cameron Wynne has been promoted to Chief Operating...

Austin’s Newest Data Center Comes Online – Data Foundry’s Texas 2

The company continues to invest in the Austin market with the development of its 40-acre data center campus AUSTIN, Texas – March 13, 2018 — Data Foundry, a premier Texas colocation provider with a global network, has successfully commissioned its fifth data center, Texas 2, and is now accepting new tenants. Texas 2 was built adjacent to Texas 1 on Data Foundry’s...

Data Foundry Tours FCC Commissioner in Newest Texas Data Center

AUSTIN, Texas – February 6, 2018 — Data Foundry executives toured FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn through their newest state of the art data center, Texas 2, located on their 40-acre Data Ranch in Austin. Data Foundry has always made it a top priority to operate carrier-neutral data centers, ensuring customers have a variety of network carriers to choose from. This open...

Data Foundry Launches Texas Technology Policy Scorecard

Scorecards will offer expert tech take on key legislation AUSTIN, Texas — February 13, 2017 — Data Foundry today launched the Texas Technology Policy Scorecard in an effort to provide thoughtful, technical expertise on all cyber and privacy- related issues that are often overlooked by legislators and the media. “The need for closer attention to the potential impact of...

Data Foundry Announces Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partnership

AUSTIN, Texas — February 7, 2017 — Data Foundry is now an official Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner. ExpressRoute is a private, dedicated network connection between Microsoft Azure data centers and our customers’ IT environments. Azure ExpressRoute is one of the multiple paths to the cloud included in Data Foundry’s CloudTap service. CloudTap™ provides...

Data Foundry to Build 325,000 SQ FT Data Center in Austin, TX | Data Foundry

The company’s third Austin data center, Texas 2, will meet growing demand for premium colocation AUSTIN, Texas – September 21, 2016 — Data Foundry, a leading provider of premium colocation, network services, today announced the construction of its third Austin data center, Texas 2. The first phase of construction will begin this quarter, and upon completion of the third and...

Data Foundry Expands Managed Services Offering with Cloud Services

AUSTIN, Texas – September 14, 2016 — Data Foundry, a leading provider of premium colocation and disaster recovery services, announces the addition of Cloud Services to its portfolio of managed services. Data Foundry has always prided itself on being a strategic IT partner and offering more than just colocation space. We are pleased to begin providing Dedicated Cloud Storage...

Data Foundry Becomes Platinum Sponsor of AITP’S Houston Chapter

HOUSTON – August, 15 2016 – Data Foundry, a leading provider of premier data center colocation services, is pleased to announce its support of the Association of Information Technology Professionals’ (AITP) Houston chapter as the 2016-2017 platinum sponsor. AITP provides a platform for IT professionals to network, mentor, collaborate, grow and continue gaining knowledge in...

Data Foundry Announces New Energy Customer, Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc.

Carrizo’s IT Infrastructure Migrated and Operating in Houston 2 Data Center HOUSTON — July 26, 2016 — Data Foundry, a leading provider of data center colocation and network services, announced today that Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc., a Houston-based Energy company, has completed the migration of their IT infrastructure to their Houston 2 Data Center. Carrizo is actively...