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LiquidWeb launches 80-million dollar DC in Michigan

A grand opening ceremony will take place today for Liquid Web’s new D3 data center in Lansing, Michigan. The $80 million facility is 90,000 square feet, designed to support company’s new propriety cloud computing product. D3 is the first cloud computing data center in the state of Michigan.

ServInt opens second data center in Los Angeles

A web hosting company ServInt has opened a data center in Los Angeles. ServInt LA is company’s second data center, with the first one located in Washington, D.C. The new DC will house company’s new and existing customers in western United States and Canada.

Internap to add 15,000 square feet to Seattle data center

Internap Network Services has announced it will add 15,000 sellable square feet of capacity to its Seattle data center. The expansion will cost the company over $20 million.

October’s most reliable hosting company sites

Acens and SingleHop were the most reliable hosting company websites in October, according to a web analytics firm Netcraft, which measures site performance at 15 minute intervals. SingleHop’s main site runs PHP and it also took top position in March this year. This is also the second time that Acens has tied for first place […]

Arkeia Software acquires Kadena Systems

Arkeia Software, a network backup solutions provider, has acquired a data deduplication technologies firm Kadena Systems. It will integrate Kadena’s deduplication technology in its network backup, achieving accelerated backups and reduced network congestion. Source-side deduplication can be deployed by using storage APIs or within the guest OS.

Digital Realty Trust expands with purchase of two more DCs

Two fully leased data center facilities has been acquired by Digital Realty Trust. Both are located in Santa Clara, California (1350 Duane Avenue and 3030 Raymond Street). The total cost for both acquisitions is $90.5 million. The two buildings were previously purchased four years ago by Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust.

Indiana University launches in-house data center

Indiana University‘s new $32.7 million data center, meant to store the university’s computer processing, data storage, and networking, is scheduled to open it’s doors on Thursday, November 5 in Bloomington. The gross size of the building is 82,700 square-feet. It is also designed to withstand tornado and other natural disasters.

Ubuntu hit by an outage on November 1

Ubuntu has experienced outages on November 1 due to downloads of various software including Xubuntu, Edubuntu, Ubuntu 9.10 serve and desktop editions as well as Karmic Koala. According to a survey, over 1.4 million websites are served from Ubuntu machines.

IBM’s new data center in Turkey will protect against natural disasters

A business continuity and resiliency services (BCRS) data center has been opened by IBM in Izmir, Turkey. A 6,000 square-foot DC cost $12.4 million to build. With advanced capabilities and workplace-recovery technologies, it ensures that companies will be able to stay operational even in the event of natural disasters or other challenging circumstances.

NTT Communications completes deal with Pacific Crossing

Pacific Crossing Limited and NTT Communications have completed a deal, which gives NTT complete control of a submarine cable that offers low latency between the United States and Japan. It also means that it can offer enterprise and carrier market customers the highest quality network services in some regions including the U.S. and Asia.

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