tier 3+ data center

Tier 3 Launches Global Cloud Object Storage Powered by Riak CS Enterprise

Public cloud infrastructure and cloud management tools provider Tier 3 today announced the general availability of  its new, distributed object storage service with automated data center redundancy. Tier 3 has added a layer of enterprise-grade capabilities on object storage, with automatic redundancy to a second geographic location. – Jared Wray, founder and CTO, Tier 3. Tier 3 has chosen Riak CS Enterprise from Basho Technologies to deliver this new service. The cloud storage software runs on top of Riak, a sophisticated open-source distributed database that provides  high availability, fault tolerance, and operational simplicity. Some salient features of the new object storage service from Tier 3 are: Storage for Large Objects: Users may store any type of file in the Tier 3 cloud – image...

Consent Granted: Global Switch To Plan For a $300m Singapore Data Center

DAILYHOSTNEWS, November 11, 2011 – Global Switch will build a SGD$300m, 25,000 sq mt data center in Singapore after gaining planning permission from JTC Corporation. The 269,000 sq ft (25,000 sq m) data center will be located in Woodlands, a suburb in the northern part of Singapore, approximately 17km from the central business district and 15km from the existing 285,000 sq ft (26,700 sq m) Global Switch facility in Tai Seng Avenue.  Construction of Singapore 2, phase 1 of which will take approximately 18 months to complete, is planned to commence in 2012 and will create 400 construction jobs with around 50 full time permanent jobs. The planned Tier 3+ data center will have access to two independent utility HV power feeds and will provide an average of not less than 1,400 watts per sq m as ...

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