Posted By John Rath On January 18, 2010 @ 2:34 pm In Cisco,Eaton | No Comments
Here’s a roundup of some of some of this week’s headlines from the data center and hosting industry:
Teraco Opens Second South Africa Site: Teraco Data Environments  has switched on the first phase of its new data center in Johannesburg. The facility near ambo International airport is being billed as a “central node” to new national telecommunications networks. The facility is the second carrier-neutral data center Teraco has built in South Africa, joining the company’s existing Cape Town site. Telehouse has leased space  in both data centers, marking its entry into the South Africa market. See TechCentral  for additional details.
Digital Realty Competes for Australian Contract: Wholesale data center operator Digtial Realty Trust (DLR) has teamed with Macquarie Capital Group to compete for a contract to consolidate 130 data government data centers in New South Wales in Australia. Other organizations participating in the bidding process include Canberra Data Centres, CSC, Equinix (EQIX), Fujitsu, Global Switch, Oracle and Sun. See Australian IT  for additional details.
Isilon to provide data storage support to Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium. Isilon Systems (ISLN) announced  that Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium has selected Isilon IQ as the primary repository for all of its Winter Games raw footage and video package content. Using a single, shared pool of storage for all content to streamline ingest, encoding, editing and delivery of coverage will allow the Consortium to create a Video Gateway broadcast portal. CTV, a leading broadcaster in the consortium currently uses Isilon scale-out NAS as a primary storage system, including integration with Harris Nexio servers for high definition content as well as all standard definition media. “This Winter Games will raise the bar yet again for broadcast coverage, as the proliferation of mediums, formats and delivery methods continues to increase in-step with audience demand,” said Sam Grocott, senior director of product management, Isilon Systems.
Early 2010 Merger and Acquisition News. The first week in 2010 has already seen a number of mergers and acquisitions by the tech titans.
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URLs in this post:
 Teraco Data Environments: http://www.teraco.co.za/
 leased space: http://www.teraco.co.za/news/article.php?pk_news_id=140
 TechCentral: http://www.techcentral.co.za/teraco-goes-live-with-r60m-gauteng-data-centre/12266/
 Australian IT: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/australian-it/digital-reality-in-the-race-to-streamline-states-data-centres/story-e6frgakx-1225820992095
 announced: http://ir.isilon.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=203064&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1370604&highlight=
 Quattro Wireless: http://www.techcrunch.com/2010/01/04/apple-acquires-quattro-wireless/
 EMC to acquire: http://www.emc.com/about/news/press/2010/20100104-01.htm
 Oracle acquires: http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/press/042861
 Cisco leads: http://blog.quantcast.com/
 Cisco acquires : http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/010509-cisco-buys-rohati-systems.html?fsrc=netflash-rss
 Gartner acquires Burton Group: http://dcsblog.burtongroup.com/data_center_strategies/2010/01/gartner-acquires-burton-group.html#
 John Rath: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/johnr/
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