Colocation provider Flexential has completed a 70,000-square-foot expansion to its Alpharetta, Atlanta colocation facility. The expansion brings Flexential’s United States data center footprint to 3.1 million square feet. Atlanta and the surrounding Transaction Alley are one of the largest FinTech hubs in the U.S. with more than 70 percent of all credit card transactions now processed through the Atlanta metropolitan area, according to the Atlanta Small Business Network. These data-intensive companies would need secured, reliable, and scalable means to…"Flexential Announces 70,000 Sq. Ft. Data Center Expansion in Atlanta"
Green House Data, a ‘digital transformation services’ company with multiple data centers across the United States, has acquired Deliveron – an “agile-focused” DevOps development firm. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. – read more below the image – Deliveron was founded in 2006 by Lucas Sahm and John Weland and focused on software development, cloud solutions, and DevOps lifecycle management processes that result in custom software products and solutions to help differentiate and innovate…"Green House Data Acquires DevOps Development Firm, Deliveron"
WP Engine, a fast-growing global platform for managed WordPress hosting, has passed annual recurring revenue of $132 million. Founded 8 years ago, the company has now grown to serve more than 90,000 customers across 140 countries globally. Since January 2018, WP Engine’s Agency Partner Program would have enjoyed 84% growth while its global employee count is now up 37%. Launched in 2017, WP Engine’s Agency Partner Program would enable agencies of all sizes to use WordPress to…"WordPress Hosting Platform WP Engine Passes $132M in Annual Revenue"
Atos, a global provider of ‘digital transformation’ solutions with over 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 11 billion, has launched its BullSequana Edge solution – a ‘high-performing’ edge computing server to manage Internet of Things (IoT) data at the edge. The embedded BullSequana Edge server would securely manage and process IoT data, close to the source where it is generated, so that it is treated immediately. It analyzes and runs…"Atos Unveils ‘High-Performing’ Edge Computing Server for IoT"
Managed WordPress hosting platform WP Engine has built a video plugin in joint partnership with Cloudflare. WP Engine’s Cloudflare Stream Video Plugin is now available to the public, enabling WordPress users to publish and stream performance optimized videos on WordPress websites. “We launched Cloudflare Stream to make video streaming easy and affordable for content owners and app developers alike,” said Chris Merritt, Chief Revenue Officer at Cloudflare. WP Engine’s Cloudflare Stream Plugin would be an…"WP Engine Builds WordPress Video Plugin With Cloudflare"
Datacenter.com, a data center provider delivering ‘on-demand’ colocation services for hybrid solutions with a planned rollout of colocation data centers in strategic markets worldwide, has announced the development of an additional 50 percent of data center whitespace in Amsterdam. The expansion project will increase the available whitespace power by an additional 1,5MW. “We are happy to see new and existing clients growing rapidly to almost a sell-out of the first phase of our Amsterdam facility…"Colocation Provider Datacenter.com Expands Its Amsterdam AMS01 Facility"
Originally posted to Data Centre Dynamics by James Patrignelli of Liquid Technology Reliability, scalability, and reduced costs are buzzwords that every data center professional has become well-accustomed to in an age where the cloud is one of the most prominent trends. Endlessly touted as the data center’s new frontier, a cloud environment has much to offer businesses that are looking to relocate their IT assets, applications, or data. Although, as enterprises are hurrying to join the…"Implementing sustainable and ethical ITAD practices to preserve global ecosystems"
San Joaquin Valley Library System IPv6 Case Study The San Joaquin Valley Library System (SJVLS) is a ten jurisdiction, joint powers agency in central California, and we are IPv6-ready. We have around 10% of the public libraries in the state all connected to a common network. The whole network is run by three network engineers, three librarians and a manager. We get our connectivity from CENIC, California’s state-wide education network. They provide us with redundant…"Library Framework Setup for IPv6"
Hybrid cloud data solutions vendor NetApp has brought to the market their new midrange, end-to-end NVMe AFF A320 (NVMe over Fibre Channel) storage system to help businesses maximize the value of their data. ONTAP 9.6 includes an expanded portfolio of services including an ecosystem now including VMware ESXi, Microsoft Windows, and Oracle Linux hosts, in addition to Red Hat and SUSE Linux, with storage path resiliency. NetApp ONTAP 9.6 would accelerate applications painlessly while delivering…"Latest Release NetApp ONTAP 9.6 Comes With Expanded NVMe/FC Ecosystem"
eCloudvalley China, a company founded in 2014 that now has over 200 employees with business spanning APAC, including Hong Kong, Mainland China, the Philippines and Taiwan as well as the US, has obtained the status of AWS Premier Consulting Partner for China in the Amazon Web Services (AWS Cloud) Partner Network (APN). This would make eCloudvalley a premier consulting partner for both AWS Global and AWS China. Currently, AWS has 94 premier consulting partners from Africa, China, Europe, Japan, Latin America, the Middle East and North America, only four of…"eCloudvalley Obtains AWS Partner Status for China"