Digital Realty Trust has begun work to expand its St. Louis data center. An increased level of demand has prompted the company to make the decision. An expansion of an 18-story building with over 200,000 square feet of space is expected to be completed by the third quarter.
Equinix has opened a new data center in London, England, which makes it the company’s 50th International Business Exchange DC. The new facility counts 290,625 square feet of gross space, which is Equinix’ second largest DC after FR2 data center in Frankfurt, Germany.
An Irish-based web hosting provider Dediserve has secured $1.34 million in financing. The funding, which was acquired from a private investment group, will be used to increase staff, data center sites, and pursue expansion via acquisition. The company also announced it will open sites in the US, UK, and Dublin by the end of 2010.
Linux-for-hosting operating system developer CloudLinux has issued a white paper detailing the findings of a study the company conducted aimed at learning more about how to balance server load in situations faced by shared hosting firms, offering insight into the issues faced and potential solutions to help providers tackle them.
Dell launched new cloud servers at San Francisco during the “Solutions for the Vitual Era” product launch event. Initially, the company will partner with Joyent for its cloud platform for web applications. This deal will mean offering a service solution via private platform. The company is also partnering with ISVs which includes Aster Data and […]
Logic Solutions announced that it has merged with Arachne Web Technologies. The deal benefits the customers of Arachne since they can now access the extensive resources of Logic Solutions, which employs over 120 people. The company has headquarters in Ann Arbor and Michigan. It also has offices in Nanjing, China and Shanghai, Beijing.
Two major firms have brought in new but well-known faces to their executive boards, shuffling existing positions in an effort to push forward with renewed vigor in their respective marketplaces.
An initial public offering has been filed by colocation and network services provider Telx Group. The IPO, which is underwritten by Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank, is intended to raise a maximum of $100 million. The company will list itself on the Nasdaq under TELX. Switch & Data and SoftLayer are one of many Telx […]
With constant news streaming from the industry’s largest get-together at WebHostingDay 2010 in Germany this week, some of the more direct stories coming from the web hosting industry have slipped through the cracks. Take a look at the week in review with new executive namings and continued growth from the industry’s leading players – along […]
Alexander Schwertner of Epag Domain Services, presented a hosting session and touched on the subject of best practices for .CC top level domains. The .CC domain space is experiencing the most growth in Russia, Poland, and France (Russia being responsible for nearly 40 percent of this growth). According to Mr. Schwertner, these domains present an […]