RagingWire Data Centers, a colocation provider part of the global data center platform of NTT Communications (NTT Com), has earned ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certifications for all its U.S. data center campuses. To earn ISO 27001 certification, RagingWire completed an audit certified by Schellman & Company. ISO 27001 is an international standard outlining best practices for an information security management system, which is a framework of policies and procedures that includes all legal, physical, and technical controls involved in…"RagingWire Data Centers Attains Information Security Certification"
Fragnet, a provider of online gaming services including game servers, dedicated gaming servers and voice over IP communication software, has selected INAP’s New York, Dallas, Chicago and Amsterdam data centers as hosting sites for its cloud-based services. Headquartered in Sweden, Fragnet’s network infrastructure spans 30 data centers worldwide. It has partnered with INAP for their expertise in supporting scalable managed bare metal hosting solutions. Additionally, INAP’s “high-performance” network solutions and worldwide reach would assure Fragnet’s customers…"Gaming Services Company Fragnet Selects INAP To Deliver Bare Metal Servers"
Multi-cloud application services company, F5, has acquired privately held NGINX for a total enterprise value of approximately $670 million. The acquisition by F5 is meant to bridge the divide between NetOps and DevOps with consistent application services across an enterprise’s multi-cloud environment. Upon closing of the acquisition, F5 will maintain the NGINX brand. “F5’s acquisition of NGINX strengthens our growth trajectory by accelerating our software and multi-cloud transformation,” said François Locoh-Donou, President & CEO of…"F5 Buys Application Delivery Provider NGINX for $670M"
Hybrid IT data center solutions provider, Flexential, has expanded its disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) portfolio with the launch of two new DRaaS locations live and in production. Flexential is now positioned to provide DRaaS targets within a 700-mile radius of most major metropolitan areas in the U.S. due to this strategic geographic selection. Located in Denver and Portland, Oregon, the new DRaaS locations are geographically distributed to provide Flexential customers with the flexibility to choose between…"Data Center Services Company Flexential Adds Two New U.S. DRaaS Locations"
Cranfield University, a UK-based specialist postgraduate university offering education and transformational research in technology and management, has selected cloud data management company Rubrik to protect their on-premises and cloud workloads, including Oracle, Microsoft SQL, and VMware. Cranfield University delivers academic courses in 50 countries outside of the UK, as well as executive development to over 15,000 people. To keep pace with its rapid expansion and groundbreaking data-intensive research, the university wanted to make the shift…"Cranfield University Selects Cloud Data Management Company, Rubrik"
New Belgium Brewing, the fourth largest US craft brewer founded in 1988, has returned its core business applications from a cloud service to its onsite operations. The company has chosen Dell EMC PowerEdge servers as the underlying infrastructure to support exponential increases in its applications and data, “achieving greater control over its data integrity and security while improving speed to applications and saving IT costs.” The competitive craft beer industry is growing rapidly, and IT…"New Belgium Brewing Moves Core Applications from Cloud Services to On-Premises"
Microsoft collaborates with Telecom Egypt to extend its cloud network to Egypt. Telecom Egypt would provide low-latency connectivity into and across Egypt to help enhance performance and increase reliability for customers of Microsoft cloud services. Microsoft’s global network connects Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure of more than 100 data centers, 135 edge node locations and more than 100,000 miles of fiber and undersea cable systems to deliver Microsoft cloud services to customers. Microsoft’s collaboration with Telecom Egypt…"Microsoft Extends Cloud Network to Egypt"
You may know ARIN as the place to request, transfer and manage your Internet number resources. But we offer a lot more than that! We are committed to ensuring the security of your data, and have implemented several services you can use to protect your user account and record information, but you can’t benefit from these services unless you use them. Currently, we have 148,465 ARIN Online accounts, yet only 4,241 (less than 3%) have…"4 Security Services You Should be Using"
Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller ASHBURN, Va. – As you walk through the long corridors and equipment rooms of Building C at Sabey Data Centers’ Intergate.Ashburn campus, you encounter the sturdy infrastructure that drives home Sabey’s motto: “Serious Data Centers for Serious Business.” Sabey is serious about the future as well. Long known for its focus on engineering and efficient data centers, Seattle-based Sabey intends to be a player in the hunt…"Sabey Data Centers Building for the Future on Both Coasts"
Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller Facebook has become a major investor in high-capacity fiber optic routes to move data traffic between its data centers, including both undersea cables and terrestrial routes. The company will now begin selling unused capacity to other companies, effectively entering the wholesale fiber business. Facebook has created a subsidiary called Middle Mile Infrastructure that will sell excess capacity on two new fiber routes that company is building…"Facebook Will Begin Selling Wholesale Fiber Capacity"