Internet infrastructure service provider BandCon has been acquired by Highwinds. BandCon’s Content Delivery System compliments the new owner’s multiplatform IP service products. IP transit and transport services, content storage services, and content delivery services are some of the products of the newly merged company.
The GigaCenter of data center operator RackForce is now complete. The facility, located in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, was built with advanced engineering and scalable modular design in mind. It has a private 10Gbps redundant network and company’s Absolute Air Separation support power densities up to 25KW per rack will allow a typical customer save […]
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.
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 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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 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.