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ICANN orders bulk domain transfer, fines Red Register

ICANN has ordered Red Register to transfer its domain names to DirectNIC after the company violated several conditions of an agreement called the Registrar Accreditation Agreement. Red Register also must pay a fine in the amount of $15,600 to ICANN for neglecting to pay accreditation fees.

UK home improvement group Kingfisher to colocate with SSE Data Centers

A new long-term colocation deal has been signed by SSE Data Centres with Kingfisher, a UK home improvement group. Kingfisher has over 820 stores in eight countries. It chose SSE because of its energy efficient environment. The size of the SSE data center is 80,000 square feet and it has 15MW of power.

DataPipe opens third data center in Somerset

A third data center facility in Somerset, New Jersey has been added for DataPipe. The 55,000 square foot data center is company’s seventh facility. The power infrastructure and security systems are expected to be upgraded and completed by April 2010.

$295M Compuware acquisition of Gomez

Web application experience management provider Gomez has been acquired by Compuware, an application performance management software firm. The two companies will provide optimization services for business applications. The deal is expected to close in November this year.

VMware builds green facility, releases SRM 4

Virtualization software maker VMware has announced the opening of its first “green” data center, located in East Wenatchee, Washington. While details of the data center were not offered with the press release, previous reports indicate that the building occupies anywhere between 61,000 and 100,000 square feet. This announcement coincided nicely with VMware’s revealing of an […]

Equinix to build another data center in Geneva

An international data center operator Equinix has announced plans to build another DC in Geneva, Switzerland. The new data center is part of company’s 1.4 billion-dollar expansion program. The projected size of the new DC will be 48,400 square foot.

LotusLive iNotes from IBM goes live

IBM has released a web-based version of Lotus Notes called LotusLive iNotes. The product comes with direct competition to Hotmail and Google Apps. The company thinks recent Google outages will help its marketing efforts to win attention of some of the customers.

NaviSite opens new data center in Charlotte

Managed hosting provider NaviSite has opened a new data center in Charlotte. The company now operates 16 data centers located in the United States and United Kingdom, with a total cumulative area exceeding 223,000 square feet.

DataSite Orlando gets an investment boost

DataSite Orlando has signed a contract with a large corporation that remained confidential that will involve in latter investing over $26 million into mechanical and electrical infrastructure upgrades of the data center.

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