What to Read: Week of August 21st
August 21st, 2010 By: Rich Miller
Had a busy work week? For your weekend reading, here’s a recap some of the noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week:
- A Data Center in a Former Model T Plant: Here’s a particularly interesting example of the new economy operating in the footprint of the old: Hosting.com has retrofitted a former Model T factory in Denver to house a 30,000 square foot data center.
- Weather Sites Gird for Hurricane Season – We reached out to three of the leading weather sites to talk about their infrastructure and preparations for hurricane-driven traffic spikes. They use a combination of tools, including in-house data centers, hosting services, content delivery networks and cloud computing platforms.
- $110M Credit Line to Boost Growth at Latisys – Managed hosting provider Latisys has successfully refinanced its existing $65 million senior credit facility with a new $110 million credit line through a consortium of eight leading financial institutions.
- Data Center Industry Expansion in Full Swing - The nation’s leading users of data center space continue to increase their use of mission-critical facilities, as nearly two-thirds are in active expansion mode, according to a survey of Data Center Knowledge readers.