November 17, 2017 Comments Off

Ubersmith Launches Partner Program to Capitalize on Market Shifts to Cloud Computing and Subscription Billing

NEW YORK, NY – Ubersmith, an INAP (NASDAQ: INAP) company and a global leader in subscription business management software, today launches a worldwide partner program designed to create revenue streams as more and more companies shift to cloud computing with subscription and recurring billing.

November 17, 2017 Comments Off

Connectria Achieves Elite Amazon Web Services Managed Service Partner Designation

ST. LOUIS – Connectria, a global cloud service provider and founder of the No Jerks Allowed® movement, today announced that it has successfully completed the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Managed Service Provider (MSP) Partner Program Audit for the third year in a row. AWS Managed Service Partners (MSPs) consist of a select group of highly skilled managed service providers who have successfully completed a rigorous third-party validation audit according to AWS’ exacting standards

November 09, 2017 Comments Off

Qualcomm Begins Selling Server Chip It Says Beats Intel’s

Qualcomm Inc., trying to break Intel Corp.’s lucrative stranglehold on server chips, said it began selling a new processor that will outperform its rivals and has support from some of the industry’s biggest buyers of the technology.

November 08, 2017 Comments Off

AWS Announces Availability of C5 Instances for Amazon EC2

SEATTLE – Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced the availability of C5 instances, the next generation of compute optimized instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)

November 02, 2017 Comments Off

ROOT Data Center Secures $90 Million in New Financing

MONTREAL – ROOT Data Center, specializing in next-gen colocation that extends beyond security and reliability, today announces it has secured $90 million in new financing from Goldman Sachs, allowing the company to expand into new regions and continue to grow to meet customer demands.

October 16, 2017 Comments Off

Microsoft Email-Access Fight With U.S. Gets Supreme Court Review

The case will pit federal and state officials against the technology industry, which has lined up behind Microsoft in the litigation.

September 27, 2017 Comments Off

State of Drupal presentation (September 2017)

This blog has been re-posted with permission from Dries Buytaert’s blog .

September 25, 2017 Comments Off

Oracle Announces Java SE 9 and Java EE 8

REDWOOD SHORES, CA – Oracle announced the general availability of Java SE 9 (JDK 9), Java Platform Enterprise Edition 8 (Java EE 8) and the Java EE 8 Software Development Kit (SDK). JDK 9 is a production-ready implementation of the Java SE 9 Platform Specification, which was recently approved together with Java EE 8 in the Java Community Process (JCP)

September 25, 2017 Comments Off

LightEdge Extends Hybrid Colocation Data Center Model to New Markets with Schneider Electric

ANDOVER, MA – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced its growing partnership with colocation provider LightEdge Solutions to implement data centers in Altoona, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska. The expanded data center campus in Altoona will officially open on October 5, marking a milestone in Schneider Electric’s strategic partnership with LightEdge to provide data center lifecycle design and build services. Hybrid colocation for digital transformation Digital transformation is driving increased need for data centers that incorporate on-premises elements that ensure security and compliance while offering the efficiencies of the cloud

September 25, 2017 Comments Off

Amazon Web Services Announces the Opening of Data Centers in the Middle East by Early 2019

SEATTLE – Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that it plans to open an infrastructure region in the Middle East by early 2019. The new AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region will consist of three Availability Zones at launch. Currently, AWS provides 44 Availability Zones across 16 infrastructure regions worldwide, with another 14 Availability Zones, across five AWS Regions in China, France, Hong Kong, Sweden, and a second GovCloud Region in the U.S.