$4.5 Million C&W Investment in Panama

Cable & Wireless (C&W) will set up its new data center in the Panama Pacifico Special Economic Area (AEEPP in Spanish), located in Howard.

Monday, September 6, 2010

José Quintero, C&W Executive Director of Technology, indicated that the development of the company's new data storage center will increase its capacity to supply application hosting services.

"The decision to locate this data center in the AEEPP is due to the location there of a fiber optic cable crossing Panama's "Bridge of the Americas" ("Puente de las Américas" in Spanish) that enables high speed transfer of information in both directions," Quintero told Panamá América.

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Guatemala: New Data Center for $25 million

July 2013

KIO Networks has opened a data center dedicated to technology services for mission critical information.

S21.com.gt reports: "This company offers technologies and hosting services and application management, ecosystems for financial transaction and securities markets, and cloud solutions for small, medium and large companies and NGOs, among other things."

New Data Center for $12 million

May 2013

With an investment of $12 million GBM will inaugurate its new data center in the complex Zona Pradera, Guatemala, where they hope to offer virtual services to customers throughout Latin America.

According to Ruben Rios, GMB general manager (IBM representative for Central America and the Caribbean), the intention of the Data Center is to provide a platform for cloud services and facilitate access to such technology to Small and Medium Enterprises and and the public sector.

KIO Networks Opens Regional Data Center in Panama

March 2012

The information technology firm has opened a data center in Panama Pacifico, with an initial investment of $35 million.

The complex consists of 2 data centers within a 6,000 m2 technology campus, located in the Special Economic Area Panama Pacifico, which will initially employ 100 people.

GBM Data Center in Guatemala

February 2012

The agency Invest In Guatemala has announced the start of construction of a data center for GBM, an American subsidiary of IBM, with an investment of $70 million.

GBM, a subsidiary of IBM, will lay the foundation stone in March for the construction of a new complex to house a data center in Guatemala, which will enable provision of a ‘cloud computing’ service for Central American companies.

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