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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.

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 […]

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.

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.

Telorean opens $15-million data center in Houston

A 90,000 square foot data center has been opened in Houston, Texas by Telorean, an IT systems firm. It extends the company’s position in terms of providing a resilient infrastructure. The current headquarters of the company is in Seattle, Washington. Hosting, applications, and networking are some of the services of the new $15-million DC.

AboveNet’s contract with IPR International

IPR International will have AboveNet provide multi-state, high-bandwidth connectivity to its data centers. It will link IPR facilities in Philadelphia with IPR’s data center in Wilmington, DE.

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