March 23, 2017 No Comments

EU Considers New Website Takedown Rules to Protect Consumers

Internet service providers may soon be required to block content or websites that scam consumers, under draft legislation approved by the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee of the European Parliament on Tuesday.

March 22, 2017 Comments Off

Global Internet Connection Speeds Climbing, Akamai Says

The global average connection speed increased by 26 percent to 7.0 Mbps in 2016, capped by a 12 percent increase in Q4, according to the Fourth Quarter, 2016 State of the Internet Report from Akamai.

March 22, 2017 Comments Off

Equinix Cloud Exchange Expands in Europe to Accelerate Digital Transformation

REDWOOD CITY, CA – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data centre company, today announced that it will be significantly expanding the availability of the Equinix Cloud Exchange™, bringing the innovative solution to three new markets including Dublin, Milan and Stockholm. Bringing direct, private access to multiple cloud providers to these new markets supports European businesses who are undergoing digital transformation and enables global enterprises to simultaneously orchestrate hybrid and multi-cloud solutions across multiple locations and gain the global scale, performance and security they need to compete.

March 20, 2017 Comments Off

Digital Realty Expands Atlanta Connected Campus

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today the opening of a new facility in Atlanta comprising approximately 18,000 square feet of capacity and representing a total investment of approximately $22 million. The new Digital Realty facility at 250 Williams Street is connected via high-speed fiber to the company’s existing facility at 56 Marietta Street, the region’s premier interconnection hub. Digital Realty’s Atlanta connected campus offers all the advantages of an internal network of over 11,000 cross connects between more than 300 customers, including 150 cloud, IT infrastructure and network providers.

March 19, 2017 Comments Off

Switch Datacenters’ Newly Deployed Data Hall in Amsterdam Is Suitable for Open Rack Systems based on OCP Principles

Amsterdam – Switch Datacenters, a European provider of build-to-suit corporate data centers and enterprise-grade colocation facilities, announces that its newly commissioned data hall at their Amsterdam colocation facility, Switch AMS1, is suitable for Open Rack Systems based on Open Compute Project (OCP) principles. The Open Compute Project (OCP) initiative originates with Facebook, while also Intel, Rackspace and Microsoft joined the OCP in an early stage. All Facebook’s data centers are now 100% OCP-ready.

March 17, 2017 Comments Off

Interoute Launches Managed Container Platform

Interoute has integrated its global cloud infrastructure platform with Rancher to launch a managed container platform, the company announced Thursday at Cloud Expo Europe 2017.

March 13, 2017 Comments Off

Zayo Expands Data Center Presence in Paris

BOULDER, CO – Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) will open its fourth Paris metro area data center at 16-18 Avenue de l’Europe in Vélizy. The 55,000-square-foot facility strengthens the company’s data center footprint in Paris and is connected to Zayo’s dense fiber backbone in Paris, which spans more than 600 miles.

March 09, 2017 Comments Off

What’s new on Drupal.org? – February 2017

Read our Roadmap to understand how this work falls into priorities set by the Drupal Association with direction and collaboration from the Board and community.

March 02, 2017 Comments Off

GoDaddy Resolves DNS Connection Issue

GoDaddy has resolved a DNS disruption which occurred on Thursday due to an unidentified technical problem, affecting website and account access for some users.

March 01, 2017 Comments Off

Hurricane Electric Adds Point of Presence at RSA Dexter Avenue Data Center in Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery, AL – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, today announced the completion of the latest step in the expansion of its global Internet backbone with the launch of a new Point of Presence (PoP) at The Retirement Systems of Alabama Dexter Avenue Data Center (RSA Dexter Avenue Data Center). Located at 445 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, AL, this is Hurricane Electric’s first PoP in the state