QTS Expands Santa Clara Data Center

May 31, 2010 by · Comments Off on QTS Expands Santa Clara Data Center 

Hosting ToolboxATLANTA, GA – QTS (Quality Technology Services), one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and managed services, today announced that it has expanded its Santa Clara facility, offering Silicon Valley businesses up to an additional 70,000 square feet of data center space. The new expansion, which was showcased at a grand opening event in April, provides customers up to 15 megawatts of power, industry-leading design, energy efficiency, and SAS-70 type II certification. The expansion comes after an additional $25 million investment into the company by leading global growth equity firm General Atlantic, which was provided to facilitate additional growth and expansion of the QTS footprint nationally.

“QTS has seen an explosion in interest and a corollary growth in demand for the past few years,” said Chad Williams, Chairman and CEO of QTS. “As such, we are continuing down a path of prudent acquisition and expansions to adequately meet the needs of our customers, both today and in the future. This most recent Santa Clara expansion demonstrates our commitment, both to our customers and to the community in which we work.” Read more

Telehouse Launch Event Marks Opening of New Flagship Facility in the Heart of London’s Docklands

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Hosting ToolboxLONDON, UK – Telehouse, a leading provider of global data centres and managed ICT services has celebrated the opening of its new Telehouse West data centre with a prestigious launch event in the heart of the new facility. The evening was hosted by BBC breakfast’s Bill Turnbull, with speeches from: Mr Mitsui, Managing Director, Telehouse Europe; Mr Ishikawa, Vice President, KDDI; Mr. Hiroshi Oka, Minister of the Embassy of Japan in the United Kingdom; and Mike Harris, co-founder, Egg plc.

Following the speeches, the facility was officially opened with a traditional Japanese sake ceremony, which saw the breaking of a wooden cask with mallets and sharing of sake with the event attendees.   Read more Launches Cloud Private – a Managed Private Cloud Solution

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Hosting Toolbox Denver, CO –, the leading provider of managed hosting, cloud hosting and colocation solutions, today announced the addition of Cloud Private to its Cloud Hosting portfolio. Cloud Private is a single-tenant, VMware-enabled compute infrastructure that includes licensing, monitoring and management of cloud servers in one or more Cloud Super Sites.

Cloud Private provides customers the highest levels of cloud server security and compliancy with fully managed, flexible, dedicated hardware. Regulatory and compliance demands for single-tenant environments for HIPAA, PCI, SOX and more are addressed with a Cloud Private solution. The customer is ensured their privacy is protected while gaining access to the features inherent to a cloud solution – including self-service management and provisioning via a secure web portal, intelligent load management, automated failover functionality, and the ability to connect to’s public cloud solutions for additional and instant compute resources. Read more

Zetta Chooses Equinix to Support Launch of On-Demand Enterprise Storage Solutions

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Hosting ToolboxFOSTER CITY, CA — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced that Zetta, a provider of on-demand enterprise storage solutions, is using Equinix’s Silicon Valley International Business Exchange (IBX) data center to ensure secure, uninterrupted service to its customers. Zetta chose Equinix to support the successful launch of its on-demand enterprise storage solutions in 2009 based on Equinix’s ability to deliver reliable service, network-neutral connectivity and the opportunity for cost-effective expansion.

As an early-stage company in the storage services industry, reliability and network connectivity were crucial elements in Zetta’s decision to choose a data center provider. The company needed a data center partner that could deliver these critical features, as well as state-of-the-art facilities, high availability, robust security and network neutrality. The need to support these areas, coupled with aggressive SLA requirements, led Zetta to select Equinix. Read more

VPSLatch Launches Fully Managed VPS Hosting Platform

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Hosting ToolboxSan Jose, CA – VPSLatch has launched a full range of managed vps server choices as a part of this May launch of, its new hosting service. VPSLatch features the latest proven technologies, automated infrastructure, 24/7/365 managed services, offsite backups and expert support staff.

VPSLatch turnkey “hands off” solutions were developed based on high volumes of customer demand for reseller hosting features and more, and yet for customers who weren’t server gurus. With a high-power, high-performance datacenter offering, VPSLatch aims to compete with other premier managed service providers while offering entry-level pricing. This high level of service, combined with low pricing, is aimed squarely at the SME and entrepreneur market. Read more

INetU Managed Hosting Acquires Facilities to Continue Expansion

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Web Hosting ServicesALLENTOWN, PA – INetU Managed Hosting is pleased to announce the purchase of facilities in Lehigh Valley, PA to support increasing customer demand and new business growth.

INetU purchased a 46,000 square foot facility which will be used to expand data center capacity and, customer support operations. The facility will also house the newly established product development center: INetU Labs. Later this year, the new facility will receive an Energy Star® compliant roof that will reduce energy consumption by 20% to 30%.

“The expansion will support current client growth and our continued new business growth at INetU,” said Dev Chanchani, President of INetU, “We are excited to have the space to accommodate our rapidly expanding customer base and establish INetU Labs, which will help us launch innovative services for our customers.” Read more

Blogger of fast-growth site ‘Sports by Brooks’ endorses ServInt

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Web Hosting ServicesMcLean, VA – ServInt, a pioneering provider of managed web hosting for businesses worldwide, today announced it has earned the endorsement of leading sports blogger Brooks Melchior of Sports by Brooks (

Sports by Brooks, a ServInt customer since 2002, has been online since May 2001.  It has become one of the world’s largest, independently owned general sports blogs and it is regularly cited by major sports networks.

In November 2009, when the news surrounding Tiger Woods’ personal life was broken by Melchior, the resulting global traffic surge threatened to cripple the popular sports site.  Instead, ServInt’s engineering team quickly implemented a custom solution that quadrupled the server resources dedicated to the site.  Consequently, the site not only survived the massive traffic spike, but actually performed better than ever before. Read more

Atlantic.Net to sponsor Governor’s Hurricane Conference

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Web Hosting ServicesOrlando, FL – Atlantic.Net, a privately held data center company specializing in Fully Managed IT Solutions, today announced its participation in the Governor’s Hurricane Conference and Expo. The upcoming Governor’s Hurricane Conference and Expo will be held May 23rd -28th, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale Florida and the focus this year is on training and education for hurricane and disaster preparedness.

If the devastation of past hurricane seasons has taught us anything, it is that as a community, we need to be better prepared. Atlantic.Net has long been an advocate in Data Management and Disaster Recovery, through the utilization of hardened facilities as well as fully redundant data centers. Atlantic.Net stands uniquely positioned and readily available to help businesses operate without any interruption in the event of a natural disaster. Read more

NetHosting CEO Attends San Jose Conversion Conference

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Web Hosting ServicesOrem, UT – Lane Livingston, CEO of NetHosting, a fast-growing provider of Cloud Computing, Dedicated and Managed Hosting, and Virtual Hosting platforms, recently attended the first of this year’s three conferences: Conversion Conference West 2010, which precedes the two October conferences to be held in Washington D.C. and Hamburg, Germany.

“It was too great of an opportunity to pass up,” said Mr. Livingston. “One thing the evolution of the Internet has taught us is that the day will never come when there’s nothing left to learn. That’s why conferences like this one—where industry experts can come together to pool and share their collective experience—are so important. I’ve walked away with a much clearer idea of where and how to channel NetHosting’s growth.” Read more

Open Source Groupware Provider Builds Momentum

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Web Hosting ServicesNUREMBERG, Germany – On every front – marketing and sales, new customer acquisition and product development – Open-Xchange has made significant strides already in 2010, including an April 2010 Editors’ Choice Award for providing customers with the very best service and support, based on editorial and consumer reviews.

In March, the provider of business-class open source collaboration software moved to increase its U.S. sales presence by adding Behshad Behnam as vice president of sales, Americas. The former Parallels executive spearheads service provider initiatives for Open-Xchange. Read more

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