Data Center Industry Links for August 10th

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Here’s our review of noteworthy links for the data center industry for August 10th:

  • New CDN Prime Networks Launching in Asia – While one could argue that there are already too many content delivery vendors, that doesn’t seem to be stopping more companies from entering the space. The latest, Prime Networks, was founded in 2008 and received funding from Andreessen Horowitz. From Dan Rayburn.
  • The Bunker to host disaster recovery for National Audit Office – The Bunker has announced a new customer relationship with Connect Internet Solutions, providing the company with an environment to host the disaster recovery option for the website and underlying content management system (CMS) of the UK”s National Audit Office. Press release.
  • The Utility and Pain of Internet Peering – Blog post from industry veteran John Savageau: “At this point in the global development of Internet infrastructure, much of the debate surrounding peering – paid or unpaid, amounts to noise. It is simply retarding the development of global Internet infrastructure, and may eventually prevent the velocity of innovation in all things Internet the world craves to bring us into a new generation of many-to-many and individual communications. “
  • Industry Spotlight: Telx’s Eric Shepcaro on Ethernet Exchanges – Telx has been focusing on interconnections between networks for a long time, and therefore their move into a similar business for Ethernet networks seems like a natural one. CEO Eric Shepcaro sheds a bit more light on its plans going forward. From Telecom Ramblings.
  • Tech Hiring On Wall Street Once Again Rising Sharply – Technology hiring on Wall Street is once again rising sharply, according to a new survey from eFinancialCareers, a global career site for professionals working in the investment banking, asset management and securities industries. From Wall Street & Technology
  • Experts weigh in on potential economic impact of Holyoke HPC Center – It might only take 20-or-so people to run the Holyoke high performance computing center, so the challenge for local boosters is to use the center’s promise to entice companies and jobs to locate near the center. From MassLive.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.