December 12, 2017 No Comments

Iron Mountain to Buy Io Data Centers’ U.S. Unit for $1.3 Billion

Iron Mountain Inc. agreed to acquire the U.S. operations of Io Data Centers LLC for $1.3 billion, adding to a string of deals this year by the data storage and management real estate investment trust.

December 04, 2017 Comments Off

Former Intel Exec Diane Bryant Joins Google Cloud

Former head of Intel’s Data Center Group Diane Bryant has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of Google Cloud.

November 30, 2017 Comments Off

From Amazon to Etsy, Tech Fights Trump’s Plan to Save Coal

Power used by all the nation’s data centers is set to climb 4 percent from 2014 to 2020.

November 27, 2017 Comments Off

Using Automation as a Change Agent for IT Transformation

From a lack of budget to having limited time to create real IT innovation, the potential of an organization is being limited because of a lack of an IT transformation strategy.

November 15, 2017 Comments Off

Join the WHIR in Dallas this Thursday!

The WHIR is heading to Texas tomorrow for the last networking event of 2017! Join us on Thursday evening in Dallas from 6 – 9 p.m. at the House of Blues

November 01, 2017 Comments Off

Colocation Northwest Expands Presence With Major Lease in Seattle’s Centeris Data Center

Seattle, Washington – Colocation Northwest, a division of IsoFusion, a leading provider of Internet access and IT services in the Puget Sound region, announced today that it has leased up to 7 Megawatts of mission critical IT capacity, that includes scalability for the deployment of enterprise and high-density customers at the Centeris South Hill data center campus. Colocation Northwest’s new expansion into the world-class Centeris SH1 facility is driven by increasing customer demand for scalable, high performance colocation, including disaster recovery services. The strategic move highlights Colocation Northwest’s customer-first approach and commitment to growing their data center offerings to the Puget Sound region and West Coast of the United States.

October 24, 2017 Comments Off

HostDime Announces Colombian Data Center Plans

HostDime has purchased a land parcel in Bogotá, Colombia where it intends to build a Tier IV data center to meet the booming demand of the local market.

October 23, 2017 Comments Off

HPE to Stop Selling Commodity Servers to Hyper-Scale Cloud Companies

Says will focus on higher-end hardware sales to enterprises and hyper-scalers

October 06, 2017 Comments Off

Data Center Provider Switch Raises $531M in IPO

With market value of $4.2 billion, the deal is year’s second-largest tech IPO.

October 04, 2017 Comments Off

Microsoft Says Azure Outage Caused by Accidental Fire-Suppression Gas Release

A chain reaction of precautionary automated shutdowns lead to seven hours of service glitches.