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Highwinds acquires BandCon

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

Dediserve raises $1.3 million for expansion

An Irish-based web hosting provider Dediserve has secured $1.34 million in financing. The funding, which was acquired from a private investment group, will be used to increase staff, data center sites, and pursue expansion via acquisition. The company also announced it will open sites in the US, UK, and Dublin by the end of 2010.

SunGard acquires 365Hosting

SunGard Availability Services announced it has purchased Dublin-based cloud computing and data center operator Hosting 365. The company has two secure data centers, and it was also recently named Ireland’s 25th fastest growing company in the technology field. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

CA expansion into cloud computing continues with 3Tera acquisition

CA is getting into cloud computing game. The company says it will acquire 3Tera, a privately-held company that recently launched Certified Cloud Operator and Certified Cloud Architect programs. 3Tera has over 80 enterprise and service provider customers. The company helps its customers maintain full control of cloud computing environments while provisioning and deploying. Among other […]

Answers.com turns to C7 Data Centers for colocation

“In addition to being located in a disaster-free zone, they provide secure, enterprise-level facilities, a range of cost-effective services including local technical and admin support and importantly, the geographic load balancing we require for our organization. We were impressed at how C7 demonstrated great flexibility in accommodating our high growth needs. C7 has built an […]

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