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UK home improvement group Kingfisher to colocate with SSE Data Centers

A new long-term colocation deal has been signed by SSE Data Centres with Kingfisher, a UK home improvement group. Kingfisher has over 820 stores in eight countries. It chose SSE because of its energy efficient environment. The size of the SSE data center is 80,000 square feet and it has 15MW of power.

GNAX’ new 10 GB IP connection

Colocation provider Internap has partnered with a dedicated server provider Global Net Access (GNAX). Internap will provide GNAX with a 10 GB IP connection, which will increase performance of the Gold Network in GNAX.

Level 3 to upgrade Phoenix ONE network connectivity

An internet service provider Level 3 Communications announced it will install a fiber connection to the new Phoenix ONE facility, recently opened by i/o Data Centers. With Level 3’s solutions, i/o Data Centers can deliver network connectivity up to 10 Gbps. The deal between the two companies also prevent backhaul charges and increase the cost-effectiveness […]

Mirror Image wows Wowza Media

Mirror Image Internet has partnered with Wowza Media Systems in a deal that lets Mirror Image use Wowza’s multi-protocol streaming application to deliver video from any codec or device including the iPhone. In exchange, Mirror Image will Wowza Media Server Pro Advanced available (Pro was launched in February 2007) in the second half of 2009.

Webfusion customers gain access to RatePoint tools

RatePoint tools will become available to Webfusion customers due to partnership agreement. Webfusion clients will receive a 60-day trial service of RatePoint’s web-based communication service.

Open-Xchange offers collaboration suite free of charge

Open-Xchange’s webmail, calendar, and contact infrastructure is now available for free to qualifying partners, who will offer OX’s advanced services to their customers. Open-Xchange hopes that this decision will open itself up to up-selling opportunities, against alternative collaboration platforms such as Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint.

LeaseWeb partners with Hewlett-Packard

Netherlands-based LeaseWeb has partnered with Hewlett-Packard. LeaseWeb will provide HP with solutions to reduce energy consumption of its hosting infrastructure. LeaseWeb customers will also continue on using HP’s Factory Express services due to this deal. Also, LeaseWeb will start to offer HP’s Green IT products such as HP ProLiant Servers models DL120 and DL180.

Lumison data center houses NetBenefit

Internet service provider Lumison has announced partnership with a UK managed hosting company NetBenefit. Under new agreement, NetBenefit will use Lumison data center in Croydon, South London. NetBenefit’s hosting platforms rely on high power densities that require efficient airflow, and Lumison’s Croydon facility provides the effective cooling and the power draw that NetBenefit depends on.

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