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Study shows data center growth to continue

In an annual study conducted by Digital Realty Trust regarding US data centers, 83 percent of respondents stated they had plans to expand its data centers in a year or two. 36 percent said they will expand this year, and 73 percent will add at least two more facilities.

Pacnet’s $300M data center network play

Pacnet, Asia’s telecommunications provider, has announced plans to invest over $300 million in building a data center network consisting of 10 DCs (all based in Asia), over the next three years. Previous reports suggest the company’s investment might go as high as $600 million.

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 […]

HostDime opens sixth international division in India

American hosting services provider HostDime has continued its growth outside of its home base with the announcement this week of the launch of HostDime India, the company’s sixth international division. With a keen eye for new markets with the most potential, CEO Emmanuel Vivar and his team have already launched HostDime divisions in Joao Pessoa, […]

Equinix launches two DCs in Germany

Equinix has launched two International Business Exchange data centers in Germany: Frankfurt and Dusseldorf. Both are part of the company’s 2007-2010 global expansion plan worth $1.4 billion. Equinix also plans to expand its Frankfurt-2 DC by an additional 8,202 square feet.

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 […]

CoreSite to add footage to its Boston data center

CoreSite announced it will expand its Somerville, Massachusetts data center by an additional 120,000 square feet. The expansion of company’s Reston, Virginia data center, is scheduled to be complete by December 2010.

TWIH: CyberHostPro launches Manchester DC; Energy Star rating metric coming soon

This week’s hosting news revolved heavily around the continued expansion of many companies and their data centers around the world, accompanied by news that an Energy Star rating metric for data centers is very close to completion.

Peak10 adds second DC near Atlanta

A second 10,000-square-feet data center has been added by Peak 10. Located in Norcross, Georgia, the cost of the expansion is estimated between $5 to 10 million. The company’s existing DC is roughly 60 to 70% full, so the delivered new space comes in time to accommodate the growing demand of its IT services.

GoDaddy builds new customer service center, hires 60 people

Domain registrar GoDaddy.com is expecting to open its new customer care center it is currently building in Iowa. The company plans to hire approximately 60 people (locally) in order to support the new customer service office.

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