NetActuate, a global provider of network and infrastructure services including an anycast platform, virtual servers, bare metal and IP transit, has launched its services from London, UK, in a data center operated by Volta Data Centres. The new data center location is now connected to NetActuate’s global network, providing organizations with access to over 3,100 peers and over 30 additional data centers around the world. NetActuate’s 24×7 NOC and local technicians would be available to…"Connectivity Provider NetActuate Launches Services in London With Volt Data Centres"
By Pankaj Singh The global outlook of the data center colocation market has exhibited a revolutionary shift in the last half a decade or so, with decision-making retaining dependency on efficient management and data processing. Data center colocation has quite discernibly emerged as an indispensable support for businesses to expand, by offering services to help them centralize their IT systems and enabling reliable business continuity solutions. Similar to any part of a business development, building and…"Data center colocation market valuation to reach $90 billion by 2024: emerging technologies to characterize the industry growth"
AFIBER, a leading provider of optical connectivity services, has selected to expand its service footprint with the maincubes AMS01 datacenter located in Schiphol-Rijk, part of the Amsterdam metro area. As from today, network and IT service providers can tap into AFIBER’s optical transmission services to deliver their services to maincubes customers, or connect maincubes to any destination within the AFIBER footprint covering 50+ data centers and 1500+ enterprise locations. With AFIBER’s services, maincubes can now…"AFIBER Deploys Network PoP in maincubes AMS01 Amsterdam Data Center"
Tucows reveals portfolio sale price and data center plans. Domain name, mobile and internet services company Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX) released earnings for Q4 and full-year 2018 yesterday. In its pre-recorded commentary about the earnings, the company disclosed that it generated about $3.2 million from a bulk sale of domains from its portfolio in Q4. Elliot Silver reported on this transaction with GoDaddy in December. The two companies completed a similar transaction in Q4 2017 but…"Tucows sold $3.2 million of domains to GoDaddy (and more from earnings call)"
Fostering Development and Expansion of the ARIN Community in the Caribbean How time flies! It’s already one year since we officially launched ARIN in the Caribbean, our series of outreach events for the Caribbean. At our first anniversary, we are happy to report on the success of this initiative and share our plans for 2019. 2018 Recap In 2018 we held events in eight countries including Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, the British Virgin Islands, Grenada,…"Strengthening Our Caribbean Connections"
Datacenter.com, a channel-focused provider of ‘on-demand’ colocation services with a high-profile brand name and a planned roll-out of colocation data centers in strategic markets worldwide, has obtained the ISAE 3402 Type II certification for its colocation data center in Amsterdam, Datacenter.com AMS1. ISAE 3402 is the ‘International Standard on Assurance Engagements’ which has effectively replaced the aged SAS70 standard. Achieving compliance of this standard means that a service organization has undergone an in-depth audit of…"Colocation Company Datacenter.com Achieves Compliance of ISAE 3402 Type II"
Carbonite, Inc. (Nasdaq: CARB), a cloud-based data protection provider, has entered into a definitive agreement with cyber security company Webroot under which Carbonite will acquire Webroot for approximately $618.5 million in cash. Founded in 1997, Webroot is a private company securing endpoints and providing network protection, security awareness training and threat intelligence services. Its assets include a network of Managed Service Providers and Remote Monitoring and Management relationships. Headquartered in Colorado, Webroot operates globally across…"Cyber Security Company Carbonite Acquires Webroot For $618.5M in Cash"
Linode, a US-based global provider of cloud hosting services with 9 data centers delivering its services to around 800,000 developers worldwide, has released its new Linux cloud instance type: Linode Dedicated CPU. This ‘Dedicated CPU’ would provide a powerful infrastructure solution for CPU-intensive applications such as video encoding, machine learning and data analytics processing. Developers would be able to deploy a Linode dedicated instance in just a few seconds with minimal configuration. They can choose from a…"Cloud Hosting Provider @Linode Launches Dedicated CPU Instances"
Open source solutions company Red Hat, part of IBM since October 2018, has announced the general availability of Red Hat Cloudforms 4.7, the latest version of their highly scalable data center infrastructure management tool. Red Hat CloudForms 4.7 includes deeper integration with Red Hat Ansible Automation and new infrastructure integrations designed to help streamline and simplify IT management across hybrid cloud infrastructure. Red Hat CloudForms provides the on-premises component of Red Hat’s robust hybrid cloud management portfolio,…"Red Hat Releases New Hybrid Cloud Control Tool, Red Hat Cloudforms 4.7"
Hybrid cloud solution provider Platform9 has announced its fully managed Kubernetes service on VMware vSphere, Platform9 Managed Kubernetes. This managed Kubernetes service would work out-of-the-box on VMware and comes with a 24x7x365 SLA guarantee. As a fully managed Kubernetes service that works on existing infrastructure, Platform9 Managed Kubernetes would enable enterprises to “easily” modernize their VMware environments and take advantage of Kubernetes in a way that does not require any management overhead, any hardware or configuration changes,…"Platform9 Announces Fully Managed Kubernetes Service on VMware vSphere"