data centers

Despite revenue decline, Cisco fights back with new acquisition and plans for product extensions

Cisco Systems Inc. recently announced its intent to buy Springpath Inc, leading hyperconvergence software provider for $320 Million in cash. The decision came few days after the computer networking giant announced its fourth quarter earnings report of a declining revenue base. Total revenue was down 4% recorded at $12.41 billion. The revenue from many of its products was considerably low (5% down). The primary products revenue was down in the fourth quarter, while services saw an increase by 1%. Security and wireless offerings recorded 3% and 5% upsurge. While other revenue sources were all in the decline, including switching and routing (9% down year-over-year). Reportedly, analysts said that they don’t expect much improvement to the business in coming quarters, but the company can perfor...

XO Communications Launches XO Enterprise Cloud, XO Cloud Drive and XO Cloud Vault

 XO Communications today announced launch of  XO Enterprise Cloud, XO Cloud Drive, and XO Cloud Vault, its three new cloud service offerings that leverage  Tier III data centers and the XO nationwide network to offer IT infrastructure-as-a-services ideal for SMBs and enterprises who want to to virtualize their data centers, back up enterprise-wide data to the cloud, and enable cloud-based file sharing and storage for employees. Providing SLAs, integrated security, and high-performance data center and network, the new enterprise-class cloud solutions help IT professionals and the organizations run a wide range of applications, from test and development to mission-critical applications, in the cloud. XO Enterprise Cloud Designed to meet customer requirements for enterprise-grade cloud comput...

Phoenix NAP Expands Secured Servers and HaaS Offerings to its Ashburn Data center

Phoenix NAP yesterday announced that its  Secured Servers offering  with firewall and storage capabilities and Hardware-as-a-Service offering will now be available out of  its East Coast data center in Ashburn, Virginia.  Phoenix NAP expanded its  Secured Servers Offering to Ashburn earlier this year.  Designed for both start-up companies and  established enterprises, Phoenix NAP’s HaaS solution provides customers with flexible lease options for servers, RAM, HDDs, Raid cards,  Racks, PDUs, Cable Managers,  Network Switches etc. and is available at company’s Ashburn and Phoenix data center.  Secured Servers clients can  also take advantage of the company’s firewall and storage options in both locations. Expanding our offerings to our various data centers around the globe not on...

Networking and Knowledge Transfer at the world’s biggest hosting and cloud fair WHD.global in March in Germany

Cologne, February 4, 2013. Where people are normally screaming on roller coaster rides, everyone will be talking about server hardware, data centers, virtualization and anti-spam solutions: From March 19-21, 2013 the biggest B2B event for the hosting and cloud industry, WHD.global ( World Hosting Days), is taking place at the Europa-Park theme park in Rust, Germany. More than 4,200 international experts visited the event in 2012 and about 100 exhibitors introduced their latest solutions. In the relaxed atmosphere of a theme park the WHD visitors experience an outstanding mixture of business, information, networking and fun. That is because the concept includes an industry exhibition and talks held by hosting pioneers as well as lavishly organized social events. In addition the attendees ma...

IBM offers SAP platform in public cloud,Opens Data Center in Spain

IBM yesterday announced global availability for its cloud service on five continents—plus a new center opening in Spain—based on its industry-leading sourcing business to host SAP applications and other core operations. Now clients can turn to cloud computing for enterprise applications while reducing the overall cost of IT and at the same time, expanding online access and investing in innovative analytics, social business and mobile computing. Many organizations are eager to leverage the economic advantages of cloud computing to run their critical applications on the cloud. These applications require deep technical expertise, around-the-clock customer service, tight security and ongoing maintenance – features typically found in IT sourcing arrangements but not in the “one-size-fits-all” m...

Peak 10 Cloud Infrastructure Validated for Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance

Web Hosting and cloud solutions provider Peak 10 announced that its data centers and cloud infrastructure have been validated for PCI DSS 2.0 Level 1 compliance. The company recently underwent a rigorous audit by an independent Quality Security Assessor (QSA) to ensure that it meets best practices and security controls needed to keep credit card data safe and secure during transit, processing and storage. While customers remain responsible for many aspects of the compliance of their technologies and applications, their use of Peak 10’s cloud infrastructure can help meet many of the requirements for compliance with PCI DSS and HIPAA/HITECH. – David Kidd, Director of quality assurance, Peak 10. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a proprietary information security s...

Interaction with Aaron Wangenheim of T5 Data Centers

Aaron Wangenheim of T5 Data Centres in a candid conversation with Daily Host News. 1. Tell us something about yourself and your position in T5 Data Centers. It’s very exciting to be part of a group that is pushing the envelope in the data centre development world. I came on board last year to spearhead West Coast operations, including the development of our Los Angeles project, and chase new opportunities on behalf on T5. My career in data centres started in 1998 when I was involved with site selection and acquisition for Digital Island, and then other early hosting companies. 2. Give an overview about your company, its origin and services? Our approach is very real estate and operations focused. We concentrate on wholesale data center development and operation, and also have a powered she...

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