Posted By John Rath On August 11, 2009 @ 12:15 pm In Companies | No Comments
Here’s a roundup of some of Monday’s headlines from the data center and hosting industry:
NASA selects Qwest to upgrade its network. NASA has awarded a $14.2 million contract to Qwest Government Services , a subsidiary of Qwest Communications. The contract will upgrade the federal agency’s corporate backbone circuits from 2.5 Gbps to 10Gbps. The 8 year term  will use Qwest’s OWS (Optical Wave Services) approach and will provide corporate wide area network transport for NASA email, collaboration, and scientific, financial and business applications for facilities around the world. The contract was made under Qwest’s U.S. General Services Administration’s Networx Universal contract.
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URLs in this post:
 FiberLight: http://www.fiberlight.com/PressReleaseDetail.aspx?pressReleaseId=44
 extension of its optical network: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2009/07/27/terremark-beefs-up-capital-nap-connectivity/
 The Planet: http://www.theplanet.com/about/news-events/press-releases/2009/The-Planet-Reports-Second-Quarter-Results/
 Qwest Government Services: http://qwest.mediaroom.com/nasanetwork
 8 year term: http://www.gsa.gov/Portal/gsa/ep/contentView.do?contentType=GSA_OVERVIEW&contentId=16100
 John Rath: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/johnr/
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