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Chillers and fuel cells: the greening of the hosting industry continues
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
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Wednesday, December 30, 2009
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US, Japan and Europe standardize a single metric system for DCs

US, Japan, and Europe government agencies have agreed on a single metric system (Power Usage Effectiveness) which is to be used to measure data center’s energy efficiency. Companies around the world can use the guidelines that the agreement provided to measure how efficient their data centers are. The agencies agreed that a single metric system […]

Dediserve raises $1.3 million for expansion

An Irish-based web hosting provider Dediserve has secured $1.34 million in financing. The funding, which was acquired from a private investment group, will be used to increase staff, data center sites, and pursue expansion via acquisition. The company also announced it will open sites in the US, UK, and Dublin by the end of 2010.

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.

U.S. government undertakes historic data center consolidation

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.

HostDime launches a division in India

A U.S.-based web hosting provider HostDime has launched an operation in India, which is company’s sixth international division. With an office in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India (west coast of the country), company’s clients have a choice to host either in Orlando, Florida or Mumbai, India.

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 […]

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.

49 House of Representatives websites defaced

49 House of Representatives websites were hacked after United States President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Wednesday night, in a similar attacks back in August 2009 on 18 House. It is still unknown where the attack came from or what political motivations does the attacker have. The websites are managed by GovTrends, based […]

Hosting sector sees criminal intrigue

An American cyber-crime drama focused on the hosting industry has been unfolding this month with reports surfacing that the criminal parties have been arrested, bringing to a close a technological intrigue spanning two countries and a normally quiet sector of the technology industry.

NTT Communications completes deal with Pacific Crossing

Pacific Crossing Limited and NTT Communications have completed a deal, which gives NTT complete control of a submarine cable that offers low latency between the United States and Japan. It also means that it can offer enterprise and carrier market customers the highest quality network services in some regions including the U.S. and Asia.

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