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Telehouse London Opens New Data Center

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Web Hosting ToolsLONDON, UK – Telehouse, a leading provider of global data centers and managed ICT services, today announced the official opening of Telehouse West, its state-of-the-art £80 million flag ship data center facility. This move marks the latest evolution of the Telehouse brand, which has also seen the organisation expand into emerging markets such as South Africa and Vietnam. As a result, Telehouse’s global data center footprint has now reached 119,000m².

The 35th Telehouse data center worldwide, West will meet the demands of UK businesses for high-capacity data centers, as well as offering connectivity to over 400 ISPs, carriers, operators and Internet Exchanges. Spread over nine floors, five with a ‘localised data center environment’, the custom-built 19,000m² state-of-the-art facility brings the total power at the company’s London Docklands site to 40MVA. Four redundant HV power systems on separate grids ensure maximum redundancy and reliability levels of 99.999%. Furthermore, an additional 132K primary sub-station is also being built to provide even greater levels of redundancy protection. Read more

HDI Announces Peak 10 as the 2010 Team Excellence Award Winner for External Support

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Web Hosting ToolsCHARLOTTE, N.C. – HDI®, the world’s largest membership association for IT service and technical support professionals and the premier certification body for the industry, today announced Peak 10 as the winner of the 2010 HDI Team Excellence Award for External Support. This award was presented at the 2010 HDI World Conference on Technical Service and Support held recently in Orlando, Fla.

“Clients come to Peak 10 for expertise in hosting and managing online systems and delivery of 24×7 comprehensive support, which demands that our Support team be able to address both centralized and localized issues within the scope of the various service level agreements in place for each customer,” said David Jones, the president and chief executive officer of Peak 10. “Our Support team continues to receive national acclaim thanks to a highly-trained group that is dedicated to staying current on the latest technologies and certifications, and resolving customer issues with skill and efficiency.”
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Open-Xchange Increases U.S. Presence with New Sales VP

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Web Hosting ToolsNUREMBERG, Germany – Open-Xchange, a provider of business-class open source collaboration software, moved to increase its U.S. sales presence by announcing the appointment of Behshad Behnam as vice president of sales, Americas.

The company increased users to more than 15 million people worldwide – an increase of 80 percent in 2009.
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Equinix Opens 50th Premier IBX Data Center

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Web Hosting ToolsFOSTER CITY, Calif. & LONDON – Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced a major company milestone: the opening of its 50th premier International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center. This announcement demonstrates Equinix’s ability to help its customers fully leverage all of the benefits of an interconnected world. Equinix’s $2.0 billion investment to expand operations between 2007 and 2010 is driven by market demand where Equinix’s premium IBX data centers are today distributed in 19 of the world’s leading markets on four continents. Through its 51 IBX and partner data centers, Equinix customers choose from hundreds of network providers to connect their business to the Internet, significantly lowering their total network costs, and also interconnect to key partners, creating a unique business ecosystem that optimizes the distribution of their business content and applications.

“The opening of our 50th premier IBX data center is a massive achievement for the company and is a testament to our team, our services and the value we provide to our customers on a daily basis,” said Steve Smith, president and CEO, Equinix. “This milestone validates our fundamental strategy to protect and connect the world’s most valued information assets and ensures that Equinix will continue to supply leading data center services for businesses now and into the future.”
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Veeam launches programme for managed service and cloud providers

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Web Hosting ToolsColumbus, Ohio – Veeam Software, innovative provider of data protection, disaster recovery and systems management solutions for VMware virtual datacenter environments, has launched a customised partner programme for service providers and cloud computing providers that specifically aligns to the way they do business. Veeam’s ProPartner Service Provider (PSP) program will help these providers create new revenue opportunities and provide their clients with additional service offerings. In addition, Veeam’s solutions will help PSP partners better protect and manage their VMware environments and reduce their infrastructure costs through management automation.

“Managing a multi-tenant VMware environment is not easy,” explained Rick Hoffman, Vice President of Channels and Alliances for Veeam. “Service providers and cloud computing providers must ensure all resources are efficiently used, even while demand is fluctuating. At the same time, they must meet service level agreements (SLAs) and keep costs low. Their requirements are very different from resellers and system integrators, which is why we developed this programme. It enables providers to use our products in ways that more closely match their needs and business models. That might include a new service offering, different SLA options or a monthly rental instead of traditional licensing agreement—whatever it takes to match their business objectives and serve their clients.” Read more

ServerBeach Launches Unique Dedicated Server Giveaway

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Web Hosting ToolsSouthampton, UK – ServerBeach, the dedicated server arm of global online managed hosting provider PEER 1 Hosting, is offering new and existing customers a free body piercing for every new server ordered on April 1st. Qualifying customers will receive their piercing at the ServerBeach stand at this year’s Internet World in London, April 27 – 29.

Dominic Monkhouse, MD, ServerBeach said: “We were tired of the typical boring giveaways that have been done to death. We’ve decided to do something a little more interesting and give our customers something more memorable. So roll up – order a server on April 1st and get metal!”
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Fasthosts Launches New Cloud Computing Channel

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Web Hosting ToolsUnited Kingdom – Fasthosts, the UK’s largest web hosting company has launched Rise, an infrastructure-as-a-service provider dedicated to the channel, enabling thousands of resellers to move into the lucrative cloud computing space.

Rise, a brand new company from Fasthosts, will provide cloud and dedicated infrastructure as well as end-to-end solutions for channel partners to either resell, or offer as a white label service under their own brand. Read more

SoftLayer® Partners with Cloudkick to Provide Cloud Hosting Tools

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SoftlayerWeb Hosting ToolsDALLAS — SoftLayer Technologies®, a global provider of on-demand data center, hosting, and cloud services has announced a partnership with Cloudkick to help customers manage and monitor their CloudLayer™ Computing Instances and resources.

Cloudkick allows customers to manage cloud-hosted resources through a variety of unified tools. Cloudkick’s unique management offering will allow SoftLayer customers to easily mange and monitor numerous resources, regardless of setup, through one easy-to-use dashboard. Key benefits include:
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New Extension Scheduled at Wakefield Data Center

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Web Hosting ToolsUnited Kingdom – Data Center specialists Node4 have announced expansion of their Wakefield Data Center with plans to open a new hall.

Since the launch of the Wakefield site in July 2009, rack space has almost sold out in the first two halls due to accelerated demand for hosting facilities, combined with Node4’s outstanding commitment to customer service.

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Othello Technology Systems Ltd Acquires Clients of Mobius Web Services

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Web Hosting ToolsUnited Kingdom – Othello Technology Systems Ltd, an established leader in UK web hosting and internet services for over a decade, announced today the completed acquisition and integration of the domain and web hosting clients from Mobius Web Services and sister firm Lavender Web Services – boutique hosts specialising in small business web design and hosting of ecommerce systems on Windows/DotNetPanel.

“The integration of Mobius customers brings over some great clients and their beautiful websites, extending our existing OthelloHosts DotNetPanel hosting services. I’m very excited to welcome several hundred more businesses to the ever growing Othello family.” reports Rob Golding, MD.
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