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DediPower opens its third DC in UK

DediPower has opened its third data center in the United Kingdom. The Tier 3 DC  can store 200 additional racks and it will meet the requirements of company’s growing hosting business. Earlier this year, the company added managed private cloud solutions to its line of offerings. The new facility is located at Reading while the […]

Savvis expands with global financial DCs

Savvis is adding global financial data centers in Brazil, Mumbai, and Sydney. The decision is based on the company’s customer base which gets access to low latency market data and other related statistics out of these data centers.

RackForce finishes Canadian GigaCenter DC

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 […]

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.

90,000 square foot DC Phoenix NAP opens its doors

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Energy Star certification now available for data centers

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.

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.

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