Managed Hosting Company Nexcess Announces BigCommerce for WordPress

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…

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Launch of Oklahoma’s first IXP in RACK59 Data Center

“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…

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Linxdatacenter Achieves Lenovo Gold Partner Status

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…

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File Services Company CTERA Awarded Cloud Services Contract with State of Texas

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…

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IaaS Provider 3W Infra Adds Telecom Italia Sparkle to its Global Network Blend

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…

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Infocyte Unveils Agentless AWS Cloud Workload Protection Platform

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…

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Eurofiber Conducts Major DWDM Network Upgrade at maincubes Amsterdam AMS01 Data Center

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…

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US Colocation Provider DC BLOX Launches Channel Partner Program

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…

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KPN’s Data Center Subsidiary NLDC Acquired by Private Equity Firm DWS

KPN has reached agreement to sell its data center subsidiary NLDC to a private equity fund managed by DWS – a global infrastructure investment manager. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. NLDC is one of the largest colocation providers in the Netherlands. It operates a portfolio of six data centers, of which three in the Amsterdam area and three regional “Internet hotspots” in Eindhoven, Rotterdam and Groningen. NLDC will continue to deliver data…

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Q&A with Grant Kirkwood, CTO and Founder of Unitas Global

By Contributing Editor Sarah Chamberlain What problems does Unitas Global solve for enterprises? The biggest problem that Unitas Global can solve for enterprises is the tech skills gap. Inherently, migrating to the cloud from a traditional infrastructure is a one-time event. It will be the first time an in-house IT employee has moved data to the cloud and, by nature, they won’t know the best practices. Working with a managed services company like Unitas will…

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