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Legrand Expands Its Data Center Solutions Portfolio With Acquisition of China-based PDU Provider

  After acquiring rack PDU market leaders Raritan and Server Technology in 2015, listed company Legrand has announced another acquisition to bolster its data center solution offerings. As part of the company’s ongoing acquisition strategy, Legrand has acquired Shenzhen Clever Electronic Co., Ltd., a Chinese provider of Intelligent Power Distribution Units (PDUs) for data centers. […]

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Global Switch Starts Construction of New €115M Data Center in Frankfurt, Germany

  Global Switch, owner, operator, and developer of large-scale, carrier and cloud neutral, multi-customer data centers in Europe and Asia-Pacific, has announced that construction has started on its second data center in Frankfurt. The new €115m data center, Frankfurt North, immediately adjacent to the existing Frankfurt South data center, will provide around 11,000 square meters […]

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DigitalOcean Hires Former Citrix CEO Mark Templeton to Lead Its Global Cloud Business Focused at Developers

  Global cloud hosting services provider DigitalOcean, a company focused at developers and their teams has hired Mark Templeton as chief executive officer (CEO), effective July 1. Templeton is the former president and CEO of Citrix Systems and will also join DigitalOcean’s board of directors. As the former president and CEO of Citrix Systems, Templeton […]

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US Dedicated Expands Footprint with #INAP for Colocation and IP Services at Their Dallas Data Center

  Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of “high-performance” data center services including colocation, cloud, and network services, has announced a multi-year deal with US Dedicated LLC, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider offering dedicated servers, colocation, VPS hosting, and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) mitigations, for colocation and INAP’s Performance IP services. US Dedicated now features three total […]

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MSP Claranet Buys Network Penetration Testing Company, NotSoSecure

Claranet, a global provider of managed IT services (MSP), has acquired NotSoSecure for an undisclosed sum of money. NotSoSecure specializes in ethical hacking training and penetration testing for networks, web and mobile applications. This latest move follows the acquisition last year of UK-based security firm, SEC-1, and the opening of a new Claranet Security Operations […]

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#Alibaba Cloud Unveils EMEA Ecosystem Partner Program

  Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of the Alibaba Group, has unveiled its EMEA Ecosystem Partner Program – an initiative to further strengthen the collaboration between Alibaba Cloud’s customers and partners in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Intel, Accenture, Hashicorp, Ecritel, Altran, Micropole and Linkbynet are among the initial participants in the EMEA Ecosystem […]

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Different Types of Web Hosting – A Brief Primer

Introduction Today, the Internet has become an all pervasive medium and extends to all corners of the globe. The mainstay of the Internet is the various websites that provide information to its users. However, all websites and blogs on the Internet require hosting, which actually depends upon a number of factors. Today, the most common […]

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Selection between Linux Hosting or Window Hosting

There are various Operating Systems for Web Hosting Servers. Two most popular, widely used various Operating Systems are Linux and Windows. This is the first decision you must make when ordering Web hosting and what kind of site you are building will decide which of these two best fits your needs. However, pertaining to these […]