Google Selects Equinix’s Los Angeles Data Center for Curie Subsea Cable Landing Station

Google has selected Equinix for its Los Angeles area cable landing station (CLS) supporting the Curie subsea cable system, the first subsea cable to Chile in the last 20 years. In the U.S., the Curie subsea cable will land directly at the Equinix LA4 colocation and interconnection data center located in El Segundo, California. Google has selected Equinix as its CLS at Equinix LA4 due to the company’s expertise in delivering and managing cable landing stations. The Equinix CLS…

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Bluehost and Domain.com Add Microsoft Office 365 To Their Managed Hosting Offerings

Domain.com and Bluehost, part of the Endurance family of brands which also includes HostGator and SiteBuilder for example, are now offering Microsoft Office 365 to their managed hosting customers. Customers of Bluehost and Domain.com can choose from three Office 365 packages designed for small business. Microsoft Office 365 provides the small business owner with a suite of applications that would make it easy to create, collaborate and streamline operations. In addition to the Office products – Microsoft…

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Global CDN Provider @Cloudflare Announces Strong Network Expansion

Cloudflare, a global content delivery network (CDN) technology provider focused on enhancing Internet performance and security for website owners/operators, has announced continued expansion of its global footprint. In the final three months of 2018, Cloudflare has added 10 new data centers, launched its first mobile application, and opened a new European office in Munich, Germany. Cloudflare’s new data centers bring its network to 165 global Points-of-Presence (PoPs). With these additions in the United States, Bahrain,…

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CBRE Group Acquires Global Data Center Analytics Company Romonet

CBRE Group, a Los Angeles-based Fortune 500 company and one of the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firms, has acquired the assets of Romonet Limited – an advanced analytics software company which provides technology and consulting services for large global data center operators. Romonet’s team of professionals will join CBRE as part of the acquisition. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Founded in 2008 by data center technology pioneers Zahl…

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Managed Hosting Company Liquid Web Announces Upgraded Dedicated Servers

Liquid Web, a managed hosting company with global operations, part of private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners’ brand portfolio, has announced the launch of their upgraded managed dedicated servers. Featuring the new Intel Xeon E3-1230 v6, Intel Xeon Silver 4108, and Intel Xeon Gold 6130 processors, these dedicated servers come standard with DDoS protection, “advanced” security, and built-in backup disk. The new managed dedicated servers will be deployed in Liquid Web’s wholly-owned data centers. The…

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IT & Mobility Distributor RP tech India Buys ZNet Technologies

RP tech India, one of the largest IT & Mobile distributors in India with branch & service operations in over 50 towns across the country with a broad portfolio of well-known vender brands, has acquired India-based web hosting and cloud services provider, ZNet Technologies. RP tech India will add ZNet to its portfolio and start offering ZNet’s cloud services to potential SMB and enterprise customers in India. RP tech India will take a majority stake…

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Take a Look Inside ‘German-Engineered’ Data Centers

Within a short period of time, Germany-headquartered data center owner/operator maincubes has rolled out two ‘German-engineered’ colocation facilities across Europe. What it means to be German-engineered? Let’s examine some maincubes engineering and company details and have a look inside these two data centers – in Amsterdam and Frankfurt respectively – by watching the videos that were produced lately. Part of German construction conglomerate Zech Group, maincubes opened its very first European data center in Frankfurt,…

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Imagining the Data Center of Future Today

By: Marcus Doran, Director of Sales, Europe at Rahi Systems What will the data center look like in 2019 and beyond? That’s one of the most pressing questions facing data center managers as the new year takes shape. The IT environment continues to evolve rapidly to support changing business requirements, making it difficult to conceptualize a data center infrastructure that can meet tomorrow’s demands. Organizations are looking to take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI) and…

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Maintech Opens Engineering and Logistics Office in #SiliconValley

Maintech, a global IT infrastructure managed services and data center support services company providing flexible multivendor solutions in the US and 48 countries, has added an engineering and logistics office in Santa Clara, California to serve its growing customer base. Maintech has an existing office location south of Los Angeles in Garden Grove. However, the addition of the facility in Santa Clara, California would provide for more efficient onsite response and parts availability to clients located in Silicon Valley. “End-user interest, the demand…

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#CyrusOne Adds #IBM Cloud Direct Link to Its U.S. Data Center Ecosystem

Global carrier-neutral data center services provider CyrusOne has announced the availability of IBM Cloud Direct Link within its Carrollton, Texas data center to support customers in the U.S. via CyrusOne’s National IX. IBM Cloud Direct Link provides customers with a secured, dedicated network connection from their own IT infrastructure to the IBM Cloud. “IBM is a world leader in cloud services, and connecting to CyrusOne National IX provides a competitive advantage for customers in Texas and…

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