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.
Finnish-based IT provider Academia has partnered with Helsingin Energia, one of Helsinki’s district heating network operators, to transform a former bomb shelter beneath a cathedral into a data center – part power plant. Company projects that hundreds of homes will receive the extra heat coming from the DC.
The New York Times has released the results of their annual survey of the best places to work in the latest edition of the Sunday Times and web hosting and cloud services provider Rackspace has earned honors in several categories, including top spot in the ranking of IT services companies. The honors mark the third […]
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.
The American government has announced that it plans to consolidate its data, currently spread across hundreds of data centers around the world, into less than 50 facilities located in the United States.
Cloud software provider Parallels has seen major success in the past few years as they outdid their competition with new technologies and innovative software but their latest announcement of a partnership with web hosting and domain giant GoDaddy marks a pinnacle in the company’s growth and allows the latter to offer award-winning software to its […]
Oracle has completed the $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems. As a result of this deal, close to 2,000 people will be laid off (out of approximately 28,000 working around the world). Most experts believe the deal will provide Oracle with an edge in the information systems market.
Good or bad, cloud computing is making its way into just about every agency, business, and organization that could use a bit of off-site data storage. The route to good usage of cloud computing could be in its gradual adoption. Rather than placing all of one’s eggs in one basket, taking them a few at […]
$7.5 million in institutional funding has been secured by Horizon Data Center Solutions to finance the addition of new facilities and expand its managed IT services which includes its platform for private cloud computing.
Codero has purchased renewable energy credits to offset its electricity use. The credits, which total 12,600MW hours, were brought from Ecoelectrons Renewable Energy. With this purchase, the web hosting provider has become a member of Green-e Energy’s Marketplace program, one of the benefits of which is the ability to place the Green-e logo on company’s […]