June 27, 2016 No Comments

Cloudsoft Taps IBM Cloud to Give Clients More Privacy and Control Over Data

ARMONK, N.Y. – IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced that Cloudsoft, a provider of hybrid cloud application management software, will run its flagship product, Cloudsoft Application Management Platform (AMP), on the IBM Cloud. This allows Cloudsoft to expand its global footprint while maintaining privacy and control over its clients’ data.

June 23, 2016 Comments Off

United Internet Said to Weigh Bid for Cinven’s Host Europe

United Internet AG is considering a bid for Host Europe Group Ltd., the internet domain registry and web-hosting company owned by Cinven Ltd.

June 17, 2016 Comments Off

Data May Be Key in Microsoft-LinkedIn Probe, EU’s Vestager Says

Any probe into Microsoft Corp.’s acquisition of professional social network LinkedIn Corp. is likely to focus on the tie-up’s potential to leverage vast amounts of user data, the European Union’s antitrust chief said Friday.

June 16, 2016 Comments Off

Report: Deutsche Telekom Considers Host Europe Group Acquisition

Host Group Europe’s (HEG) search for buyers may be drawing to a close, as reports indicate Deutsche Telekom is considering acquiring the company from private equity parent Cinven.

June 15, 2016 Comments Off

Daily Internet to Acquire Sys-Pro to Win Bigger Managed Services Deals

Managed hosting and cloud provider Daily Internet has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire Sys-Pro, a managed services provider and IT consultancy for £3.9 million.

June 15, 2016 Comments Off

Nxtra Data and CenturyLink announce exclusive business partnership to deliver hosting and managed IT services in India

NEW DELHI – Nxtra Data Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, and CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company, today announced an exclusive business partnership to provide advanced hosting and managed IT services to enterprises in India. This exclusive partnership brings Nxtra Data’s India data centre management expertise together with CenturyLink’s cost-effective hosting, managed services and cloud capabilities to serve businesses and government organisations in India.

June 13, 2016 Comments Off

Trident to locate Points of Presence with Global Switch as it plans to build its cable network in the Asian Region

UNITED KINGDOM – Global Switch, one of the leading large-scale, carrier and cloud neutral, multi-tenanted data centre providers across Europe and Asia-Pacific has announced that Trident Subsea Cable (Trident), an international telecommunications infrastructure project designed to deliver high-speed and high-capacity connectivity between Australia and Asia, is to locate Points of Presence (PoPs) within Global Switch’s data centres in Sydney and Singapore when it builds its cable network in the Asian region. Trident’s cable network, anticipated to be ‘Ready For Service’ in mid-2018, will connect Singapore, Indonesia and Australia with some of the highest capacity optical fibre technology available once operational. With four fibre-pairs in total, each carrying multiple 100Gbps optical channels (wavelengths) and capable of being upgraded in future to 400Gbps optical channels, the Trident system is being developed to offer the raw bandwidth increasingly required by the fast-growing demand for Internet services and content hosted in the Asian region.

June 10, 2016 Comments Off

Windstream moves into new QTS Chicago Mega Data Center

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that it is one of the first carriers to establish a presence in QTS) new downtown Chicago mega data center”> QTS Realty Trust’s (NYSE:QTS) new downtown Chicago mega data center set to open July 1. Windstream already has presence in two other QTS data centers – one at 1033 Jefferson St

June 06, 2016 Comments Off

Hostway Brings Professional-Grade E-Commerce to Businesses of All Sizes

DALLAS, TX – Today, Hostway introduces affordable cloud-based Managed Magento e-commerce solutions that combine Hostway’s full suite of application management services with the scalability and security of the cloud. Other entry level e-commerce solutions cut corners by using multi-tenant environments, or require large annual commitments of five figures and beyond for managed cloud servers

June 03, 2016 Comments Off

QTS Announces Connectivity Options for New Chicago Mega Data Center

OVERLAND PARK, KS – Responding to increasing demand for mission critical data center capacity and connectivity-rich options in Chicago, QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data centers, managed hosting and cloud services, today announced robust connectivity options for its new Chicago mega data center currently under development. Leading telecommunications, fiber and dark fiber carriers, including AT&T, Comcast, Level 3, Sunesys, Windstream, and Zayo will be in place to provide direct access to long haul fiber networks for enterprises in Chicago’s Central Business District and surrounding areas