Web Werks, a hosting provider headquartered in India with services including dedicated servers, cloud, virtual private servers, colocation, and disaster recovery, has planned to deploy its new data center in Delhi NCR Region. With a scalable deployment up to 100,000 square feet in data center floor space, this will be Web Werks‘ sixth ‘high-density’ data center in India. This facility will be Artificial Intelligence-powered and have a power capacity up to 25 Mega Watt, which will soon…"Hosting Provider Web Werks Plans New High-Density Data Center Deployment in Delhi, India"
Web hosting provider Hosting.co.uk, a UK-based company which operates under Zonat S.A. – a conglomerate of “prestigious” technology-based companies, will expand its payment options to now include the acceptance of over 50 different digital currencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, among others. Acceptance of these virtual payment methods went into effect on December 14, 2018. “When bitcoins turned into a payment option, in addition to customary payments, we openly welcomed the innovation,” said Frederick Schiwek, CEO…"UK Web Hosting Provider Hosting.co.uk Now Accepts over 50 Different Digital Currencies | #crypto"
Private equity company Hg has agreed to invest in Combell Group, a Belgium-based hosting services provider for SMEs across Europe. Waterland Private Equity exits its shareholding in Combell as part of the transaction. “I am excited about the opportunity to partner with Hg in the next phase of Combell’s growth and development,” said Jonas Dhaenens, Founder & CEO of Combell Group. Established in 1999, Combell is a hosting provider delivering its services from Belgium and…"Hg Succeeds Waterland as Private Equity Investor in Combell Group"
International private equity firm, Cinven, has announced that their Sixth Cinven Fund has agreed to acquire One.com – a large European web hosting services provider established in Denmark in 2002. One.com has 270 employees and serves more than 1 million customers, with a focus on Northern Europe. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The Cinven TMT sector team identified One.com as a compelling investment opportunity based on its direct experience in HEG (formerly…"European Web Hosting Provider One.com Acquired by Private Equity Firm #Cinven"
The global data center colocation market was valued at approximately USD 31 billion in 2017 and is expected to generate revenue of around USD 105 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of around 14.2% between 2018 and 2026, according to a new report published by Zion Market Research. North America is anticipated to lead the data center colocation market globally over the forecast timeframe. The European data center colocation market accounted for nearly 24.8%…"Data Center Colocation Market Will Reach $105 Billion by 2026, According to Zion Market Research"
Powered by the Microsoft Cloud, Hitachi Solutions America has introduced version 2.0 of their IoT Service Hub. The latest release includes new efficiencies that would strengthen the turnkey IoT platform’s real-time monitoring, rules-based analytics, and autonomous decision-making capabilities. The new functionality would also widen the range of industries supported and products that can be integrated into the solution. Built on the Microsoft Azure cloud, the IoT Service Hub serves as the gateway for creating end-to-end,…"Hitachi Solutions America Releases #IoT Service Hub 2.0 on Microsoft Cloud"
Zayo Group, a global bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure provider, has announced plans to expand its East Coast data center presence with a new data center in Piscataway, New Jersey. The new carrier-neutral colocation facility will add more than 47,000 total square feet and up to 5 megawatts (MW) of critical power, addressing “strong demand for colocation in the tri-state area. Zayo’s data center colocation expansion plans in Piscataway, New Jersey include a data…"Zayo to Expand East Coast Presence, Adds Data Center in Piscataway, New Jersey"
ParkMyCloud, a company delivering its cloud spend solution to companies including Unilever, Sysco, Hitachi ID Systems, Papa John’s, and National Geographic, has announced availability of its cloud spend solution on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. The company partnered with Tackle.io to get their listing up and running in less than 4 weeks. The listing allows AWS customers to purchase ParkMyCloud directly on AWS Marketplace, making it easier for enterprises to automatically identify and eliminate wasted…"ParkMyCloud Partners With Tackle.io to Create AWS Marketplace Listing in Less Than 4 Weeks"
Data center colocation and interconnection provider Cologix has acquired COLO-D, a company adding 50MW of “hyperscale” data center capacity to Cologix’s existing Montreal footprint which now spans seven data centers throughout the region. Cologix will integrate COLO-D’s “hyperscale edge” campus in Montreal with its existing interconnection ecosystem and data center platform. “The COLO-D acquisition is representative of our investment and commitment to offering tethered hyperscale data centers in order to meet and exceed the needs…"Cologix Acquires Montreal, Canada-based Data Center Company COLO-D"
UKFast, a fast-growing hosting provider from the UK with 350 employees across its Manchester campus, London sales office and data centers, has announced a 30% stake acquisition UKFast by Inflexion Private Equity. After expectations about the company to be worth upwards of £350M last summer, the deal now sees the hosting provider from Manchester valued at £405 million (based on £25 million EBITDA). UKFast has five fully owned data centers, all ISO 27001 certified, PCI-compliant…"UKFast Valued At £405M After Inflection Private Equity Acquires 30% Stake"