Peak 10 Actively Assisting Companies in Preparation for IPv6

April 28, 2011 by · Comments Off on Peak 10 Actively Assisting Companies in Preparation for IPv6 

Webmaster ToolboxCHARLOTTE, N.C. – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, announced today that it is hosting IPv6 Engineering Series events throughout its 10 markets in order to help business and IT leaders prepare for the impending IPv6 adoption. In addition to the IPv6 Engineering Series, Peak 10 has released a white paper on the topic and recently sponsored the South Florida Technology Alliance event in which John Curran, the president and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers, spoke about the imminent transfer from IPv4 to IPv6.

“We want to ensure that our customers as well as other businesses in our markets are adequately prepared for the addition of IPv6 to their network, and education is our key initiative. It is important to not only educate IT managers, but everyone in the business about IPv6 as it could affect many aspects of a company,” said Ronnie Frames, the director of network services at Peak 10. “There are many misconceptions surrounding IPv6 and we want to provide clarity and guidance on the subject.” Read more

Vantage Data Centers Announces Completion of the First of Three Buildings at Its Santa Clara Campus

February 18, 2011 by · Comments Off on Vantage Data Centers Announces Completion of the First of Three Buildings at Its Santa Clara Campus 

Hosting BlogSANTA CLARA, CA – Vantage Data Centers, an innovative wholesale data-center operator backed by the leading US technology-focused private equity firm, announced today that it has completed construction of the first of three buildings located at its campus in Santa Clara, Calif. The company has leased wholesale operating data center capacity to leading global Internet and semiconductor companies based in the Silicon Valley.

The three-building campus has 37 megawatts of effective IT power capacity and sets the bar for a new generation of enterprise data centers by delivering the industry’s best Power Utilization Efficiency (PUE) at 1.20 (Note: 1.20 full load with economization / 1.29 under chiller load – January 1, 2011). An unprecedented array of physical, electrical, and mechanical innovations enable extreme scale, flexibility, efficiency and density. This initial project, which was backed by a $300 million investment from a leading private equity firm, is a model for what Vantage Data Centers plans to do around the world. Read more

NYI Announces IPv6 Support

February 17, 2011 by · Comments Off on NYI Announces IPv6 Support 

Hosting BlogNEW YORK, NY — NYI, a New York City-based, mission-critical data services provider, today announced an aggressive program to raise awareness of IPv6, the new network address protocol that succeeds Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4), an outmoded technology in use since 1981 whose supply of addresses is reaching critical levels. NYI’s efforts will include an aggressive rollout of the new protocol as well as participation, along with Google and other tech titans, in World IPv6 Day on June 8, 2011.

According to a recent interview in with ICSA Labs’ Guy Snyder, there are currently only five percent of IPv4 addresses left, with the supply expected to be exhausted in the next 10 to 12 months. Thankfully, with the stance of NYI and other like minds in both the mission-critical data services industry and government, the situation represents an opportunity, rather than a cause for alarm. Read more