vXchnge Extends Reach with Acquisition of Eight Data Centers

vXchnge, a provider of carrier-neutral colocation services across the U.S., has acquired eight data centers from Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS). The acquisition is consistent with vXchnge's strategy to acquire “high-quality” assets which support existing and new customer deployments in markets across the U.S. "We see tremendous opportunities directly tied to this transaction,” said Keith Olsen, Chief Executive Officer of vXchnge. … [Read more...]

DataBank Completes PCI-DSS Audits for all Its U.S. Data Centers

DataBank, a Dallas-based provider of data center colocation, cloud hosting and managed services, has announced the completion of their annual PCI-DSS RoC (Payment Card Industry - Data Security Standard - Report on Compliance), for all its U.S. data center locations. DataBank is headquartered in downtown Dallas, TX and has additional data centers in Dallas, Minneapolis and Kansas City. PCI-DSS was developed in 2004 by the founding payment … [Read more...]

U.S. Data Center Company InfoRelay Completes SSAE16 Audit for Managed Services and Colocation

InfoRelay, a colocation provider with 15 data center facilities across the U.S., has successfully completed the Statement on Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16 examination. Performed by a third-party accounting firm, InfoRelay’s purpose in pursuing this audit was to certify that the company had designed control objectives to ensure the security and reliability of its network, data centers, and managed services. SSAE No. 16, a standard … [Read more...]

London Colocation Provider VIRTUS Selects WiredRE to Increase Focus on U.S. Market

VIRTUS Data Centres, a provider of colocation and connectivity services located within London's metro area, has selected WiredRE Real Estate Group, a cloud, colocation and data center advisor in the U.S., to better service its growing base of U.S. companies.  The cooperation would create significant international opportunities for U.S. businesses looking for access to the UK and EMEA markets. Senior executives from VIRTUS Data Centres and … [Read more...]

Fogo Data Centers Appoints Bill Esslinger as CEO

Fogo Data Centers, a colocation and cloud hosting provider with data center facilities located in Carrollton, Georgia, New Orleans, Louisiana and Pensacola, FL, has announced that Bill Esslinger has joined its executive team as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Bill Esslinger is founder and principal of Esslinger Tech Law, a consulting firm specializing in start-up and growth phase technology companies. Prior to … [Read more...]

Colocation Provider vXchnge Partners with TechLAB to Empower Start-Ups

vXchnge, a carrier-neutral colocation provider dedicated to improving the business performance of its customers, has announced its partnership with TechLAB Innovation Center, a Silicon Valley-based, full circle ecosystem committed to helping technology start-ups across the globe accelerate their businesses, preparing them for growth, including acquisition and IPO. Through TechLAB's selective program, targeting businesses in the IT (software … [Read more...]

LeaseWeb Expands Global Data Center Footprint, Selects Equinix for Silicon Valley Data Center

LeaseWeb, one of the world’s largest hosting brands with more than 60,000 physical servers under management, has expanded its data center footprint to the United States West Coast. Its subsidiary, LeaseWeb USA Inc., announced that it will occupy a business suite inside Equinix’s SV3 Silicon Valley facility in San Jose, Calif. to house its data center operations. With an existing data center presence on the East Coast in Washington D.C., this … [Read more...]

Data Center Services Provider QTS Launches Comprehensive DRaaS Solution

QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and managed services in the U.S., has launched its newest disaster recovery (DR) solution, QTS Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS). QTS DRaaS allows customers' critical IT applications to run uninterrupted with an easy-to-use and highly secure solution. Users are able to manage and customize how their systems will run in the event of a … [Read more...]

365 Data Centers Launches Local Enterprise Cloud Storage Services in 17 U.S. Markets

365 Data Centers, a colocation provider with 17 data centers across the U.S., has announced the availability of its new 365 Cloud Storage service, a local enterprise cloud Storage-as-a-Service (STaaS) in 17 U.S. markets. 365 Cloud Storage delivers enterprise-grade security and controls, self-service provisioning, high security and pay-for-use pricing. Combining dedicated colocation services with the benefits of the cloud, Cloud Storage would … [Read more...]

AMS-IX USA Expands to San Francisco Bay Area, Opens PoP in Digital Realty’s 365 Main Street Colocation Facility

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) announced today that its U.S. subsidiary, AMS-IX USA Inc., is partnering with global data center provider Digital Realty to establish a Point of Presence (PoP) in Digital Realty's 365 Main Street colocation facility in San Francisco. AMS-IX Bay Area builds on the proven business model of AMS-IX in Amsterdam and New York, which, with almost 700 connected parties and a peak Internet traffic rate close to 3 … [Read more...]