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Drupal Association Board Meeting Announcement

The Drupal Association Board of Directors will meet twice during DrupalCon Vienna. They have a board retreat the weekend before the conference and there is  an open board meeting during DrupalCon for the community to attend.

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Rackspace Adds Multi-Cloud Heft with Datapipe Acquisition

Rackspace has reached an agreement to acquire managed services competitor Datapipe, expanding its management capabilities for multiple clouds at scale.

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Limestone Networks Unveils Product Line Refresh and Massive Bandwidth Increases

Dallas, TX – Limestone Networks, a leading cloud IaaS, dedicated server hosting, and colocation provider, has unveiled a complete product line refresh with a focus on the increasing trend toward dense, high throughput bare-metal servers. They have introduced new high-end single and dual processor servers to their product lines. “Our custom spec build department has seen a significant uptick in high core-count, high throughput dual-processor server requests over the last 12 months”, VP Preston Gosdin states, “so satisfying that need with our new standard stock offering was a top priority

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Equinix to Expand Into Spain and Portugal Through Acquisition of Itconic

REDWOOD CITY, CA – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with The Carlyle Group for the purchase of Itconic, a leading data center, connectivity and cloud infrastructure solutions provider in Spain and Portugal, and CloudMas, an Itconic subsidiary that is focused on supporting enterprise adoption and use of cloud services. Itconic generated approximately €55.5M or approximately $66.8M U.S

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Digital Realty Continues Its Australia Expansion With Data Center Development In Western Sydney

SINGAPORE – Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today it began construction on a new data center development in Western Sydney. Australia is a key market for Digital Realty’s business across APAC and worldwide. The new development is expected to create over 500 jobs throughout the construction phase and upon completion.

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Cloud and Web Hosting Industry Trends in Private Equity Investment

As the web hosting and cloud computing markets mature, the mix of companies achieving success in raising venture capital has changed. The industry has attracted well over a billion dollars in investment so far in 2017. However, most successful funding rounds have been focused on software rather than infrastructure.

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Small Spanish Telco Becomes Investor Darling as Rivals Droop

Investors flocking to a small carrier with barely no broadband of its own in a country that already boasts Europe’s largest fiber network may seems counter-intuitive.