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‘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 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.
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.
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.
Domain names with non-Latin characters from start to finish will be available soon. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved the new Internationalized Domain Name Fast Track Process. Generic top-level domains will eventually be expanded to include almost any word. The Fast Track Process will begin on November 16.
H4Y Technologies, a web hosting and an ISP company, has acquired iWebFusion Technologies, a web host based in Oregon. iWebFusion will keep its own brand and there will be no changes to the billing, staff or structure of the company. Customer services will not be interrupted since no equipment will be moved.
When a credible website Gizmodo hysterically broke the news about the leaked version of Google’s upcoming Chrome operating system, the other media jumped on the opportunity to back the fact. At a later time the version has been confirmed as a fake. The page about Chrome OS was hosted at a google.com domain name, but […]
Adobe Systems Incorporated has bought a web analytics firm Omniture. The core product of Omniture is Omniture Online Marketing Suite which is used for optimizing ad spend and conversion. Omniture is in direct competition with Coremetrics, but has five times more customers. Experts estimate Adobe’s latest acquisition would enable the business to grow at a […]
Google, the search engine giant, spends a lot of time touting its Google Apps services, which include numerous applications for businesses. This, despite the fact that the service has suffered considerable downtime. When the company should be concentrating on making the service reliable, it continues to seek new clients, many of whom may not realize […]