LAS VEGAS, April 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Switch (NYSE: SWCH), the global technology infrastructure corporation that develops hyperscale data center ecosystems for enterprise colocation, differentiated multi-cloud, and industry-leading telecommunications solutions, today announced that FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has signed a 10-year deal with Switch to serve as FedEx's western U.S. data center. Switch will deliver 2.5 MW of 100 percent green power in year one, and up to 8 MW by year ten, for colocation as well as multiple telecom network services.
"Switch provides world class hyperscale data centers for the digital-ready enterprise," said Rob Carter, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of FedEx Corporation. "With its ability to sustainably power our digital infrastructure for the next decade, this solution supports our future-forward vision of where technology is headed while significantly reducing our network expense for years to come."
"Welcoming FedEx, the globally-recognized logistics powerhouse, to Switch's client ecosystem represents endless opportunities for collaboration and technology advancement around their rapidly-expanding business portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services," said Switch Founder and CEO Rob Roy. "It is a great honor of ours to make this announcement and marks the beginning of a remarkable relationship with many opportunities to grow in the coming years."