Website Hosting Review interview with Steve Delo, Director of Facilities Engineering, New Continuum By Contributing Editor Michael Egan Steve Delo is the Director of Facilities Engineering for New Continuum, a multi-tenant data center operator in the western Chicago suburbs. Steve brings over 15 years of experience with data center systems and operations to his role at New Continuum, where he is responsible for all electrical, mechanical, cooling and fire suppression systems for the company’s facility…"Uncovering the Inner Workings of the Data Center with New Continuum’s Steve Delo"
Originally posted to Inside Towers With the closing of the Connect (X) conference yesterday and its myriad of distracting activities, some of the best observers were the market analysts who have clients with skin in the game. “We used to call this ‘the tower show,’”said Jenifer Fritzsche, Senior Analyst with Wells Fargo Securities, “but based on our meetings at this year’s event, it is clear the net is a lot bigger than just towers.” Wells…"Take Aways From Connect (X) 2019: High Multiples, Bright Horizons"
Nexcess, a Southfield, Michigan-based managed application hosting company, has partnered with BigCommerce to offer ‘BigCommerce for WordPress’ to WordPress sites hosted on the Nexcess Cloud. This full-featured ecommerce plugin integrates WordPress with BigCommerce’s API-driven ecommerce platform. The partnership allows Nexcess-hosted WordPress sites to offload the complex and resource-intensive aspects of ecommerce to the BigCommerce platform through APIs. This would give retailers the ability to focus on fostering meaningful consumer engagements driven by content-led shopping experiences, without…"Managed Hosting Company Nexcess Announces BigCommerce for WordPress"
“With the addition of the iX-OKC peering infrastructure at RACK59, we are well on our way to providing the peering and transport fabric that today’s enterprises in the Oklahoma City market require,” said Brent Greene, Marketing Director at iX-OKC and RACK59 Data Center. Internet eXchange Oklahoma City (iX-OKC) has created Oklahoma’s first IXP peering fabric. The IXP is located in RACK59 Data Center’s carrier hotel. The launch of iX-OKC would allow ISPs and content providers…"Launch of Oklahoma’s first IXP in RACK59 Data Center"
International data center provider Linxdatacenter, an expert in colocation, cloud and connectivity solutions, has achieved Gold level partner status with Lenovo. This designation recognizes Linxdatacenter’s capabilities in building IT solutions based on Lenovo’s technologies. “Our future plans include expansion of the services portfolio based on the Lenovo products,” said Andrey Zakharov, Digital Solutions Director, Linxdatacenter. The partnership program was created for rewarding reliable partners of Lenovo and for their involvement in business development. Partners are…"Linxdatacenter Achieves Lenovo Gold Partner Status"
CTERA, a company with a global file system providing multi-cloud data management with full control over data residency, “military-grade” security, and edge-to-cloud acceleration for desktops and branch offices, has been awarded a statewide IT contract to deliver edge-to-cloud file services through the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR). The DIR Cloud Services agreement would enable entities in the State of Texas and other participating states to quickly deploy and manage CTERA solutions for remote branch…"File Services Company CTERA Awarded Cloud Services Contract with State of Texas"
3W Infra, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) hosting provider headquartered in Amsterdam with customers around the globe and more than 4,000 dedicated servers under management, has selected Telecom Italia Sparkle (Sparkle) to add “high-quality” IP transit services to its blend of bandwidth offerings. 3W Infra’s agreement with Telecom Italia Sparkle is meant to further enhance network efficiency and bandwidth volume and is part of a major restructuring of 3W Infra’s global high-volume network with currently over 250…"IaaS Provider 3W Infra Adds Telecom Italia Sparkle to its Global Network Blend"
Austin, Texas-based Infocyte, a pioneer in proactive threat detection and instant incident response (IR), has announced the availability of Infocyte HUNT Cloud for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Infocyte’s solution, HUNT Cloud for AWS, features agentless deployment through AWS APIs and artificial intelligence (AI) to quickly identify, categorize and respond to persistent, hidden and other advanced threats and vulnerabilities. Addressing cloud workloads, this solution combines comprehensive detection and IR for high-growth cloud environments. AWS Leveraging AWS…"Infocyte Unveils Agentless AWS Cloud Workload Protection Platform"
Eurofiber, a fast-growing international provider of fiber-optic network services, has significantly upgraded its Point-of-Presence (PoP) in the maincubes AMS01 colocation data center in Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands. The Eurofiber presence at the maincubes AMS01 data center has now been extended by a DWDM PoP, adding to maincubes’ already fiber-dense connectivity and extensive bandwidth options available in its Amsterdam facility. As an expanding European data center provider with large-scale carrier-neutral colocation facilities located in Frankfurt, Germany and Amsterdam…"Eurofiber Conducts Major DWDM Network Upgrade at maincubes Amsterdam AMS01 Data Center"
DC BLOX, a US colocation data center provider with connected data centers located in Atlanta, GA; Huntsville, AL; Chattanooga, TN, and Birmingham, AL, has announced the official launch of its Channel Partner program. Value Added Resellers (VARs), Managed Service Providers (MSPs), systems integrators and agents can leverage DC BLOX’s “flexible” partner participation levels and revenue earning options. The colocation data center provider is actively growing its program and recruiting new partners, specifically those that are looking to…"US Colocation Provider DC BLOX Launches Channel Partner Program"