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IBM launches Cloud Computing Competence Center in Germany

Ehningen, Germany is opening doors to a new facility by IBM. A Cloud Computing Competence Center will reach local and international clients, as well as a wide range of business partners. IBM’s first European Cloud Computing Center was opened two years ago in Dublin, with other locations in Seoul, Johannesburg, and Beijing.

CSC opens seven cloud-enabled DCs

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 […]

IBM to provide hosting for Hilton Worldwide

Leading technology and IT services provider IBM has secured a major deal with Hilton Worldwide that will see it deploy and manage the hospitality giant’s vision of the technological future of it’s offerings.

Climate change by cloud, according to Greenpeace

“Facebook’s decision to build its own highly-efficient data centre in Oregon that will be substantially powered by coal-fired electricity clearly underscores the relative priority for many cloud companies. The US EPA will soon be expanding its EnergyStar rating system to apply to data centres, but similarly does not factor in the fuel source being used […]

TWIH: Executive namings, record growth and Intel’s take on the cloud

With constant news streaming from the industry’s largest get-together at WebHostingDay 2010 in Germany this week, some of the more direct stories coming from the web hosting industry have slipped through the cracks. Take a look at the week in review with new executive namings and continued growth from the industry’s leading players – along […]

PRIMERGY Cloud eXtension server from Fujitsu saves costs

Fujitsu has introduced PRIMERGY Cloud eXtension server which is a server that delivers as much computing power per square foot as possible with the cheapest price. With 38 server nodes in a single rack, up to 20 percent will be saved in power and cooling costs, compared to an assembly of standard rack server. The […]

WebHostingDay 2010 kicks off with record attendance

WebHostingDay 2010 has officially kicked off today in the Phantasialand theme park outside of Cologne, Germany and event organizers are expecting to break all previous attendance records once the numbers are added up on Friday.

WebhostingDay 2010 to set attendance record

Organizers of the WebhostingDay 2010, which takes place March 17 to 19, are expecting new attendance record. 3,500 visitors have registered which is a 40 percent increase over 2009’s attendance. More exhibitors and media partners will also be present. The event is organized by Intergenia AG. Cloud Computing is said to be one of the […]

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.

TWIH: Microsoft, HP put heads in cloud

Microsoft has publicly outlined its vision for container-powered cloud services with CEO Steve Ballmer giving the technology his blessing, saying that “when it comes to cloud technology, we are all in.” Poker analogies aside, Microsoft’s plan to change the technology its data centers are built on is both impressive and forward-thinking.

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