Stock market shrugs off short seller’s Tucows analysis

A short seller publishes critical analysis of Tucows. Yesterday, a short seller posted a critical analysis of Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX). Shares in the company dropped before quickly recovering and ending the day in positive territory. It’s not the first time a short seller has targeted Tucows with a report. But this one is more level-headed, avoiding the extreme hyperbole and anonymity of the prior report. Kerrisdale Capital Management titled its report published on SeekingAlpha “Tucows:…

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NTT Company Secure-24 Buys US-based SAP Managed Service Provider

Secure-24, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications since April 2018, with 18 years of experience delivering application hosting, managed IT, and cloud services to enterprises worldwide, has acquired Symmetry – a company managing complex SAP implementations on a global scale for more than 200 of the world’s leading enterprises. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. “The acquisition of Symmetry allows us to strengthen the comprehensive managed services we provide to our customers,…

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DataGryd and maincubes Align to Provide Bi-Continental Data Center Solutions

New York City based data center provider DataGryd and European data center provider maincubes announce a partnership to provide cross-Atlantic data center capabilities. The collaboration would offer customers of both data center operations “a broadened geographic coverage featuring flexibility, low-cost connectivity options, 100% SLAs and more.” “DataGryd and maincubes share a commitment to quality, availability, data protection and security while providing outstanding value for our customers,” said Tom Brown, President and CEO of DataGryd. “This partnership…

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STACK Expands Data Center Presence in Chicago

STACK INFRASTRUCTURE, the data center company built from the ground up to address the technology infrastructure needs of rapidly scaling enterprises and hyperscale businesses, recently announced plans to expand its Chicago data center campus. The new development will be adjacent to STACK’s existing Chicago facility, which currently delivers 13MW of power and 221,000 square feet of space. The expansion campus, which spans 4 acres, will eventually house a multi-story data center that offers at least…

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PacketFabric’s Network Extends to Sydney, Providing Transpacific Capacity

PacketFabric, the leading Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) platform and member of the NantWorks ecosystem of companies, recently announced that it has expanded its platform to Sydney, Australia. Now available at the Equinix SY4 International Business Exchange (IBX), the PacketFabric platform offers easy-to-consume transpacific capacity with availability from any location on its multi-terabit footprint. This Sydney point of presence (PoP) joins the company’s current fabric, which spans more than 150 locations in 20 metro markets throughout the United…

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Synergy Research: Top-20 Metros Generate 56% of Global Retail Colocation Revenues

New data from Synergy Research Group shows that just 20 metro areas account for 56% of worldwide retail colocation revenues. Ranked by revenue generated in Q1 2019, the top five metros include Tokyo, New York, London, Washington and Shanghai, which in aggregate account for 25% of the global retail colocation market. – read more below the image – It is particularly noteworthy that the global colocation market remains concentrated around the most important economic hubs,…

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SaaS Company MediPortal Selects Pureport’s Multicloud Networking Connectivity Platform

MediPortal, a software company providing physicians and practices with a suite of patient centric cloud based tools, has selected Pureport’s Multicloud Fabric platform to orchestrate private connectivity between its customers’ medical sites, patients, and payors. “Our platform allows companies of all sizes to create private connectivity in just minutes, compared to the weeks and in many cases months it takes to leverage a carrier’s cloud onramp solution,” said Rich Lee, CEO of Pureport. MediPortal needed…

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Birmingham’s Tech Bounty: Why the Alabama Market Will Benefit From Data Center Investment

Originally posted to DC BLOX In the city of Birmingham, Alabama, the god of metalworking, Vulcan, famously keeps watch. Vulcan stands as the world’s largest cast iron statue (reflecting the location’s renowned history as an iron and steel producer), and his effigy is dwarfed only by the Statue of Liberty. As of late, however, new giants have been gaining traction in Birmingham — tech giants, that is. The city has recently found itself in the…

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Managed WordPress Provider WP Engine Acquires Flywheel

WP Engine, a global managed WordPress hosting company posting an annual recurring revenue of $132 million at a growth rate of more than 30 percent, has acquired Omaha, Nebraska-based managed WordPress hosting company, Flywheel. Combined, WP Engine and Flywheel will now serve more than 120,000 brands and agencies in 150 countries while counting nearly 900 employees across seven offices globally. Flywheel was founded in 2012 by Dusty Davidson, Tony Noecker and Rick Knudtson, all of…

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DreamHost Adds Staging Environments to Its Managed WordPress Solution

John Robison, DreamHost’s Director of Product, Managed WordPress. Global Webhosting provider DreamHost has released the latest version of its ‘DreamPress’ managed WordPress platform. In addition to a variety of under-the-hood performance improvements, DreamHost’s DreamPress managed WordPress packages now include access to an isolated website staging environment. DreamPress’ staging environment is a private WordPress installation that allows WordPress designers, developers, and content creators to “safely” preview their website changes and additions before copying those alterations live…

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