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Access Northeast acquires RezZiliant’s hosting division

RezZiliant‘s hosting division is now a property of data center and managed services provider Access Northeast, increasing its base of New England customers for a while. Access Northeast now has four facilities which have a total of 40,000 square feet of space. Other technical resources still belong to the software division of RezZilliant.

90,000 square foot DC Phoenix NAP opens its doors

Phoenix NAP has opened its doors with 90,000 square feet of colocation space. The construction of the facility able to deliver over 200 watts of power started last year, with enterprises and businesses from the local Phoenix area being first to sign up. Level 3 and AGL Networks are two connectivity networks of choice for […]

Web.com buys Register.com for $135M

Web.com has bought Register.com for $135 million, $20 million of which will be paid in cash. There are 800,000 subscribers in Register.com which means that Web.com’s subscriber base would increase by more than 400%. Register.com has provided global domain name registration and website services for over a decade.

CSC opens seven cloud-enabled DCs

Seven cloud-enabled data centers has been opened by a business technology solutions company CSC. The data centers are available for any size organization and are located in Newark, Delaware; Chantilly, Virginia; Denmark, Luxembourg; Chicago; Sydney; Kent Complex, UK; and Copenhagen. Full software recovery capabilities and energy optimization are some of the features of these data […]

CyrusOne acquisition completed

The acquisition of a data center operator CyrusOne by telecommunications provider Cincinnati Bell is now complete. Cincinnati Bell paid $525 million in cash for CyrusOne which provides colocation services to companies and some of their customers that include Fortune 500 companies. The total square feet of Cincinnati Bell’s data centers now total 620,000.

Energy Star certification now available for data centers

Data centers can now earn an Energy Star certification, which requires them to be in the top 25 in energy efficiency in comparison to their competitors. A licensed professional verifies the energy performance of a a facility and should it pass, the US Environmental Protection Agency then approves a certification.

IBM addresses information overload challenge

Two new products released by IBM will help companies deal with the “information explosion” factor – one of top three challenges that are expected to impact mid-size companies over the next few years. The two products are System Storage DS3500 and System x3620 M3 Express. The former offers lower power consumption than its predecessor, the […]

Atmail 6.1.8 is now available

Atmail has released a new version of its flagship email server software. Version 6.1.8 includes two new major features which are CardDAV which lets the software view users address-books within its interface, and the second feature is Webmail theme support in CSS. Other new features include photo thumbnails and Ubuntu 10.X installer support.

Microsoft’s Taiwan cloud computing research center

The Microsoft Software and Service Excellence Center (SSEC) located in Taiwan has officially opened. The corporate VP of the original equipment manufacturer division presented the facility at the opening ceremony today. The SSEC has already begun to work with companies in Taiwan months before the official launch. 100 Taiwan ICT companies are expected to work […]

Digital Realty Trust’s $725 million acquisition round

A portfolio of approximately 919,000 square foot of data center space worth $725 million has been purchased by Digital Realty Trust. The properties were brought from Rockwood Capital and 365 Main. The deal is expected to close early next month. The financial advisors for the deal are Credit Suisse Securities and Citi.

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