Roundup: WiredRE, Deerns, Latisys, QuantHouse

WiredRE and Deerns America team on design and project management, Photobucket renews colo deal with Latisys, QuantHouse offers low-latency colo services at new CME data center, Sudlows marks 100 years in infrastructure.

Here's our review of some of today's noteworthy links for the data center industry:

WiredRE, Deerns America Team on Design - Wired Real Estate Group (WiredRE) has teamed with alliance with Deerns America to offer data center design and project management services, the companies said. Most recently, Deerns has provided data center design and project management services to Green House Data, and DR Fortress, and design recommendations to Travelport. "Deerns has an 80+ year track record of producing high-efficiency data center designs on some of the largest and most complex developments on the planet," said Everett Thompson, CEO of WiredRE. "The broad adoption of their services is a natural result of their exclusive focus on mission critical infrastructure and service excellence." "We are expanding our practice rapidly in North America, due to client interest in our innovative design approach and technologies," added Rob Nash-Boulden, Managing Director Deerns America. Press release.

Photobucket Renews Colo Contract with Latisys - Latisys today announced that Photobucket Corporation, the world’s leading dedicated photo and video sharing service, has renewed its contract for data center colocation services – including access to high density data center space, power and cooling. Denver, Colorado-based Photobucket has 100 million users and hosts more than 9 billion images and videos (approximately four million images and videos are uploaded every day). As a result of these demanding, bandwidth-intensive requirements, Photobucket has for the past five years relied upon Latisys’ data center colocation services to ensure it has the scalability, reliability and flexibility to support user and business growth. From press release.

QuantHouse Offers Colo Services at CME - QuantHouse, the leading provider of next generation trading solutions, announced the availability of its co-location and DMA services within the recently opened CME Group co-location facility in Aurora; allowing systematic trading firms to benefit from close proximity to the CME Globex match engine, reduced latency and direct access to the exchange’s liquidity centre. The trend for co-location services, particularly in the US, has increased significantly in recent years due to the growth of low latency trading internationally. Exchange operators, including NYSE Euronext, NASDAQ and most recently CME Group (all QuantHouse partners), have responded by opening their own data centres, thus assisting brokers and trading firms in meeting client demands. From RFP Connect.

Sudlows Celebrates 100 Years - UK infrastructure specialist Sudlows is celebrating its 100 year history in 2012. Sudlows was founded by Manchester entrepreneur, Albert Edward Sudlow in 1912. Albert was a Victorian gas engineer who was quick to champion a new alternative technology known as “electricity.” As one of the oldest electrical firms in Manchester and a founding member of the UK’s Electrical Contractors Association (ECA), Sudlows continues this philosophy of constant innovation nowadays by delivering sustainable and energy efficient building systems and data centres to accommodate the expanding global need for data including; cloud based services and data storage. From press release.

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