Colocation Provider 1547 Datacenters Announces SOC 2 and PCI DSS Compliance

1547 Datacenters, the retail colocation division of 1547 Critical Systems Realty, is now both Service Organization Control (SOC) 2, Type 1 and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.1 compliant. With over 230,000 square feet of space and 24 megawatts of power, 1547 Datacenters’ Orangeburg data center is situated in Rockland County, NY, just 22 miles from midtown Manhattan. The location recently underwent rigorous … [Read more...]

Indiana Fiber Network Establishes Point-of-Presence (PoP) in 365 Data Centers’ Indianapolis Premises

U.S. colocation provider 365 Data Centers has announced that Indiana Fiber Network, a leading Indiana statewide Network Service Provider has established a point-of-presence (PoP) in its Indianapolis data center.  The new PoP would expand cloud connectivity options and provide peering access to the Midwest Internet Exchange (MidWest-IX). "This point-of-presence (PoP) is great news for our customers because they now have access to 365 Data … [Read more...]

Colocation Provider 365 Data Centers Expands Connectivity Options with Zayo

365 Data Centers, an edge colocation provider in tier two markets, has announced a strategic alliance with global connectivity provider Zayo Group (NYSE: ZAYO). Zayo will provide 365 Data Centers' customers with “secured, high-performance” connectivity to 11 of its 13 data centers across the United States. Together, Zayo and 365 Data Centers would ensure that customers get the service and connectivity they need to public and private clouds. … [Read more...]

Hitachi Data Systems Signs $6.6 Million Contract with ViaWest for North American Colocation Data Center Services

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has selected ViaWest as the exclusive colocation provider for its United States data center following a competitive evaluation. HDS will now house and market its IT infrastructure in a 3,600 square foot space at ViaWest’s Compark Data Center in Denver, Colorado. HDS selected ViaWest for this five-year contract, valued at $6.6 million, based on a combination of factors including the company’s reputation, facility … [Read more...]

Aligned Data Centers and Plexxi Partner to Allow Cloud Builders To Consume Data Center Services As a Utility

Aligned Data Centers, a colocation provider that offers the first “pay-for-use,” consumption-based pricing model, and New Hampshire-based Plexxi, a pioneer of the application-defined network, have partnered to deliver an integrated network and data center alternative that can be consumed as-a-service. The partnership provides the ability to provision data center capacity and connectivity as an on-demand utility. Aligned Data Centers, a company … [Read more...]

Colocation Provider Carrier-1 Data Centers Receives SSAE 16 Certification

Carrier-1 Data Centers, a wholesale colocation provider based in Texas, has completed its SOC 1 Type II report prepared in accordance with the AICPA's Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16. The audit provided an examination of Carrier-1 Data Centers' system of internal procedures to ensure the suitability of design and operating effectiveness of applicable controls. Completing the SOC report as well as meeting … [Read more...]

Colocation Provider ViaWest Breaks Ground on 30th Data Center in North America

ViaWest, a U.S. provider of colocation services including hybrid IT solutions, has started construction on its newest data center in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. The new facility, scheduled to open in Q4 2016, is ViaWest's ninth in the state, and would help the company meet strong customer demand for its cloud, colocation, security and consulting solutions.  The new data center will offer more than 156,000 square feet of raised floor space … [Read more...]

Equinix Adds AWS Direct Connect in Its Dallas and London Data Centers

Interconnection and colocation provider, Equinix, has announced the immediate availability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect in its Dallas and London IBX data centers (DA2 and LD5). This extension of AWS Direct Connect availability across North America and Europe brings availability of the public cloud hosting service to 10 Equinix data centers globally. With AWS Direct Connect, companies can connect their privately owned and managed … [Read more...]

Aligned Data Centers Introduces Pay-for-Use Data Center

Aligned Data Centers, a fast-growing colocation provider in the North American market with 850,000 square feet of energy-efficient space available, has announced that it will offer consumption-based pricing to enterprises, service providers and governments who require greater control of data center cost and faster time-to-market. Most data centers are built to support static power requirements and fixed densities. Forecasting future IT demand … [Read more...]

Idiro Analytics Chooses Interxion to Provide Data Center Services for Its Worldwide Operations

Idiro Analytics, a big data pioneer specializing in predictive analytics and social network analysis serving clients worldwide, has selected European colocation provider Interxion (NYSE: INXN) to host their worldwide data center services in Dublin, Ireland. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Idiro provides advanced analytical services and software to its clients around the world. Interxion’s appointment would provide Idiro with the global … [Read more...]