Despite more than a decade of evangelism on behalf of IPv6, the Internet community has not yet succeeded in moving the world to a new networking standard. Technologies like NAT and secondary markets for IPv4 numbers have introduced major economic efficiencies that have extended the life of IPv4. Along with the absence of backward compatibility, it’s not really correct to call the IPv4-IPv6 transition a migration; rather, it’s a standards competition. And we need to understand better the…"Economic Factors Affecting IPv6 Deployment"
Linode, a cloud hosting provider delivering its cloud servers to over 800,000 developers worldwide, has expanded its cloud footprint in North America with the launch of a new data center in Toronto, Canada. The new facility adds to Linode’s growing global network of localized data centers, with other facilities located in Tokyo, Frankfurt, London and Singapore. The new data center is Linode’s first in Canada and 10th worldwide and will allow Canadian customers to deploy cloud workloads on Canadian soil. The company plans to…"Cloud Hosting Company Linode Opens 10th Data Center, in Toronto"
Global ICT services provider Getronics has signed a partnership with HeleCloud, an AWS Consulting and Managed Services partner for UK and EMEA, to augment Getronics’ existing portfolio of services by enabling their delivery on AWS. “There is significant customer interest in and momentum towards public cloud services on the AWS platform,” said Mark Cook, Group Vice Chairman of Getronics. As an Amazon Web Services (AWS) technology consultancy with offices in Maidenhead, UK, and Sofia, Bulgaria,…"Getronics Adds AWS Capabilities Through Partnership with HeleCloud"
KPN, a Dutch landline and mobile telecommunications company, has announced a partnership with iland that will see iland’s DRaaS solutions made available to new and existing KPN business customers. iland is a global cloud service provider of secured and compliant hosting for infrastructure (IaaS), disaster recovery (DRaaS), and backup as a service (BaaS). Headquartered in Houston, Texas and London, UK, iland delivers cloud services from its data centers throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The…"Telecom Giant KPN Adds iland’s Disaster Recovery Solutions to Its Portfolio"