Affiliated Computer Services has invested $3 million in a green data center in Telford, UK. Designed and built by IBM, 70 percent in energy costs would be saved as a result, which turns to approximately 4,200 tonnes of carbon footprint reduction.
According to a recent study by web hosting provider 1&1 (UK branch), online shoppers look for retailers that use green energy and services. One in four out of 1,500 surveyed consumers expect that the stores where they will buy their products use eco-friendly services across their procedures. Also, 37 percent of Britons expect that online […]
A new data center has been announced by Node4. To be placed in Northampton, UK (roughly an hour away from London), it will be the company’s fourth data center. Customers who are interested in the data center can move in by the end of 2010. The features of the data center include UPS, generators, and […]
Applications and managed services provider Synetrix has partnered with Node4, a data center operator in UK. It initially provided Synetrix with colocation space in two halls at the Derby, UK DC2 data center. Node4’s third data center called DC3 will be opened soon. It also provides Synetrix with office room facilities.
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.
Managed hosting provider NaviSite has opened a new data center in Charlotte. The company now operates 16 data centers located in the United States and United Kingdom, with a total cumulative area exceeding 223,000 square feet.
This week in hosting saw continued news on hot topics such as improved security measures, the ever-popular “greening” of the industry and the confirmation of a long-circulated rumor concerning the merging of two giants in the domain services industry.
Attenda has launched its third data center in the United Kingdom. It accommodates the company’s large cloud computing platform called Attenda RTI. The facility is also independent of the other two data centers under company management. The new DC features a virtualization platform that increases agility while reducing the cost of operating client infrastructures.
LCN.com and Telivo.com has been merged by UK-based Internet service provider Advantage Interactive. LCN brand will overtake Telivo (which will cease to exist), with all customers being moved to under LCN.com. As a result of this merger, LCN now counts over 400,000 hosted domain names under its management.
A UK-based web hosting provider Heart Internet has launched its reseller hosting application programming interface (API). The API lets developers perform administrative tasks, register domain names, and setup hosting packages. It is backed by a full documentation including sample codes for Perl, Ruby, and PHP languages. The API is made available for free with any Reseller […]