Flexiant Releases IPv6 Ready Cloud Platform

April 22, 2011 by · Comments Off on Flexiant Releases IPv6 Ready Cloud Platform 

Hosting ServicesLivingston, UK – Flexiant, an independent cloud platform provider and software and services company, today announced a major upgrade release with the launch of its production ready cloud platform Extility 1.3. Today’s release includes the launch of IPv6 support marking Flexiant as the first cloud software provider in Europe to announce full commercial support for IPv6.

Extility 1.3’s small foot-print install feature means data centre operators can pilot a cloud offering with relatively little investment in time or capital before developing this deployment into a fully-fledged cloud platform for their customers. Read more

Data Center Carbon and Water Efficiency featured at European Conference

April 19, 2011 by · Comments Off on Data Center Carbon and Water Efficiency featured at European Conference 

Hosting Services – New measurements for data centre efficiency defined by industry alliance The Green Grid, will feature in a plenary debate at the 7th annual DataCentres 2011

The Green Grid consortium, which developed the widely used PUE metric for measuring energy efficiency in data centres, has launched new metrics to address carbon emissions and water usage. Carbon usage efficiency – CUE – is intended to help managers determine the amount of greenhouse gas emissions generated in delivering work from the IT gear in a data centre facility. Read more

Peak 10 Begins Construction on Third Louisville Data Center Facility

April 14, 2011 by · Comments Off on Peak 10 Begins Construction on Third Louisville Data Center Facility 

Hosting ServicesLOUISVILLE, KY – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, announced today that construction has begun on a third enterprise-class facility to enhance its Louisville, Ky. campus. The 11,500 square-foot addition will bring Peak 10 Louisville’s total footprint to nearly 25,000 square feet and will be the company’s 20th data center facility within its 10 U.S. markets.

“Our team is proud of the success and reputation Peak 10 has established in the Greater Louisville area. Our consistent growth has resulted from a team that has a priority to deliver exceptional data center and IT solutions. Our philosophy of being responsive and collaborating with our local Louisville market continues to drive our effort of establishing Peak 10 as an essential part of the region’s technology infrastructure,” said Matt Phillips, the vice president and general manager of Peak 10 Louisville. “The Peak 10 Louisville 3 data center will ensure that Peak 10 has the capacity to continue to support the region’s growing technology needs, especially the area’s logistics, manufacturing and healthcare verticals.  Since 2004 we have continued to invest in the Louisville market in support of this economy’s growth.” Read more

NTT America Announces Commercial Availability of New Private Cloud Offering

April 11, 2011 by · Comments Off on NTT America Announces Commercial Availability of New Private Cloud Offering 

Hosting ServicesNEW YORK – NTT America, a global infrastructure services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced the first commercial availability of its enterprise private cloud hosting environment, built using VMware vSphere® and VMware vCloud® Director virtualization and cloud infrastructure software. The new utility-based computing solution, the NTT America Enterprise Cloud, is designed to appeal not only to mid-sized customers, but also to large enterprises seeking a flexible approach to managing their IT computing resources through cloud computing.

NTT America, who first announced the platform integration with the VMware platform at VMworld®in August 2010, is one of the first providers globally to launch cloud services based on VMware vCloud Director that provide customers with additional computing capacity on demand as needed. With the new NTT America Enterprise Cloud, customers will now have available and scalable access to a pool of dedicated and/or shared computing resources that deliver private cloud services to users at NTT America’s premier data centers without having to purchase their own physical servers. Read more

Approved Host iWeb Unveils New Corporate Image

April 7, 2011 by · Comments Off on Approved Host iWeb Unveils New Corporate Image 

Hosting ReviewsMONTREAL, QUEBEC – iWeb (TSX-V: IWB), Global provider of Internet hosting services and IT infrastructure, announces the unveiling of its new corporate image reflecting its new products and featuring its new automated solutions.

Since the launching of its new line of Smart Servers, iWeb initiated the rejuvenation of its image, on its website, in the new Control Center, and in its advertisements. Read more

Equinix Opens Fifth IBX Data Center in Dallas

April 6, 2011 by · Comments Off on Equinix Opens Fifth IBX Data Center in Dallas 

Hosting ReviewsREDWOOD CITY, CA – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq:EQIX), a provider of global data center services, announced the opening of its fifth International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in Dallas, Texas.

One of 35 global markets served by Platform Equinix™, Dallas-Fort Worth is the fourth largest metro area in the United States and the twelfth largest in the world. Because of its central location in the U.S. and proximity to many telecommunications companies, Dallas is a key Internet and peering exchange point for networks. Read more

Q9 Opens New Kamloops Data Center

April 5, 2011 by · Comments Off on Q9 Opens New Kamloops Data Center 

Hosting ReviewsKamloops, BC – Less than two months after opening the first phase of its new 240,000 square foot data centre in Brampton, Ontario, Q9 Networks Inc. has expanded again, opening the first two phases of a six megawatt data centre site in Kamloops, British Columbia. Initiated as part of the previously announced agreement with HP Advanced Solutions Inc. to provide data centre services to the British Columbia government, the new facility opened at 9:00am on April 1, 2011 as originally scheduled two years ago.  It will serve private sector as well as public sector customers in Western Canada.

“To my knowledge, we are the only data centre company in Canada to have ever completed back-to-back builds of this scale,” says Q9 Chief Executive Officer, Osama Arafat. “The fact that they were both completed on time is a testament to our unique in-house design and build team; a team that allows us to deliver critical customer capacity in very aggressive timeframes. With the Kamloops opening, we have delivered on our commitment to HP Advanced Solutions. We are also excited about the opportunity to serve new and existing business customers in Vancouver and across Western Canada from the new Kamloops location.” Read more

Burgundy Goes Live at Interxion’s Stockholm Data Center

March 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on Burgundy Goes Live at Interxion’s Stockholm Data Center 

Web Hosting BlogSTOCKHOLM – Interxion Holding NV, (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data center services, today announced that Burgundy, a trading platform for Nordic securities, has gone live at Interxion’s Nordic Financial Hub in Stockholm.

Investment and trading firms are now able to cross-connect to Burgundy’s matching engines by colocating their trading systems at Interxion’s Stockholm data center. This will allow market participants to cost-effectively connect to Burgundy at ultra-low latency. Read more

Telehouse Data Center opens in Istanbul

March 7, 2011 by · Comments Off on Telehouse Data Center opens in Istanbul 

Hosting ToolboxLondon, UK – Telehouse, a leading provider of global data centres and managed ICT services, today announced the opening of its new Datacenter in Istanbul/Turkey in partnership with local telecommunications/system integrator company Teknotel Telekomünikasyon.

‘Telehouse Istanbul’ in partnership with Teknotel Telekomünikasyon, will be operational from March 2011 and is Telehouse’s first data center operation in the region. The new carrier neutral data centre facility in Kozyatagi is located on the Asian side of Istanbul and is opened under the Telehouse brand and operated, supported and maintained by Teknotel to Telehouse’s stringent global operating standards. Read more

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