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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.

HP invests in DC automation, operational efficiency

HP’s recent investment in their data center automation and other operational changes will see approximately 9,000 employees lose their jobs. At the same time, 6,000 new jobs will be created for sales and workers on global delivery centers. The decision by the company will provide new offerings and service delivery will improve.

Dallas Alcatel to be transformed into DC for Digital Realty Trust

A former Alcatel campus near Dallas, Texas will be transformed into a massive data center for Digital Realty Trust. The company acquired three data centers this month in Santa Clara. The construction and operation of the upcoming data center will bring 172 jobs this year and over 1,200 jobs through 2015.

Data Foundry’s new greenfield DC

Plans for a new greenfield data center has been announced by Data Foundry. The new data center of the colocation provider measures 250,000 square feet and it is worth $150 million. Construction begins in two months and will end by the second quarter next year. It will become the Texas region’s only purpose-built, carrrier-neutral data […]

New CoreLink data center in Tukwila, Washington

CoreLink Data Centers has added another data center in Tukwila, Washington. The company’s second data center in the area measures 39,000 square feet with 13,000 square feet of raised floor at the moment with up to 25,000 square foot in the future. It can accommodate varying levels of density requirements.

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.

Comwired to launch advanced DNS services under new domain

The acquisition of a premium domain name has one web services provider looking to extend its offerings in a big way, helping to pave the way for more user-friendly technical offerings in the world of often confusing but always necessary domain name services (DNS).

HP delivers innovative all-inclusive networking solutions

Hewlett-Packard, always at the forefront of technology solutions manufacturing, has announced its latest comprehensive edge-to-core networking portfolio, aiming to provide networks with higher speeds and lower energy costs through its own ProCurve technology combined with technology recently acquired from 3Com.

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