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Ebay’s new Utah DC

A data center has been opened by eBay in South Jordan, Utah. The $287 million facility measures 240,000 square foot and has 20,000 square foot data center halls. It has 7.2MW of energy capacity and is 50 percent less expensive to operate compared to all other DCs that the company leases today.

Microsoft’s second data center in Quincy, Washington

A second data center is being built for Microsoft in Quincy, Washington. Last summer, an announcement was made by the company that its Azure platform would be moved out of its first Quincy data center. The existing data center is powered by hydroelectricity, offering high server utilization and real-time system monitoring.

Telorean opens $15-million data center in Houston

A 90,000 square foot data center has been opened in Houston, Texas by Telorean, an IT systems firm. It extends the company’s position in terms of providing a resilient infrastructure. The current headquarters of the company is in Seattle, Washington. Hosting, applications, and networking are some of the services of the new $15-million DC.

Peer 1 expands partner strategy

Peer 1 has launched a channel sales division in support of company’s overall strategy to grow and support Peer1 partners. Peer 1 hopes to increase its channel business revenue to 50 percent before 2016. The company is also planning to roll out a new partner portal next month.

Qwest pushes integrated video, email and voice on mobiles

Qwest has launched a new unified communications service called iQ Hosted Unified Communications, which integrates video, email, and voice services, and makes them available on mobile phones, computers and land-line phones. According to the press release, the service is now available to more than 70,000 faculty, students, and staff across four campuses.

AboveNet’s contract with IPR International

IPR International will have AboveNet provide multi-state, high-bandwidth connectivity to its data centers. It will link IPR facilities in Philadelphia with IPR’s data center in Wilmington, DE.

SingleHop’s server management app for Apple iPad

SingleHop has released a server control system which is designed for Apple’s latest gadget, the iPad. According to the company, it is the most advanced dedicated system available in terms of server management. The LEAP platform is divided into many divisions including LEAPipad and LEAPWidget. LEAPipad features a response within 15 minutes of a submitted […]

Stream Data Centers’s new data center in Texas

Stream Data Centers is building a single story data center in Richardson, Texas. A 20,000 square feet facility is scheduled to open in August and can be controlled by up to four tenants. It is designed to withstand 125 mph winds and its security features include biometric scanners and internal and external cameras.

US, Japan and Europe standardize a single metric system for DCs

US, Japan, and Europe government agencies have agreed on a single metric system (Power Usage Effectiveness) which is to be used to measure data center’s energy efficiency. Companies around the world can use the guidelines that the agreement provided to measure how efficient their data centers are. The agencies agreed that a single metric system […]

Apptix Hosted Exchange for Apple iPhone and iPad

Apptix has launched Apptix Hosted Exchange for Apple – a new hosted offering which integrates Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 with iPad, iPhone, and other Apple devices. The system provides Exchange support for machines that are equipped with a minimum operating system of Mac OS X 10.6. The service costs $2.95 per 1 GB Exchange mailbox […]

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