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Criminals, Critters Cause Utility Outages

Squirrels, ospreys, marijuana farms and incompetent criminals were among the culprits in unusual power outages over the past years, according to Eaton Corp., whose Blackout Tracker has identified some offbeat causes of utility downtime. Read More

111 8th Avenue Carrier Hotel is For Sale

111 8th Avenue, one of the most important telecom hubs in Manhattan, is up for sale. The enormous building houses major data center operations for Digital Realty Trust, Equinix, Telx and many other providers and networks, as well as 500,000 square feet of office space for Google. Read More

Joyent Offers Cloud Services at SuperNAP

Joyent has partnered with Switch to power a new public and hybrid cloud offering at the massive SuperNAP data center in Las Vegas, the companies said today. Joyent becomes a founding member of Switch Inter-Cloud Exchange, a cloud ecosystem housed at the SuperNAP. Read More

Strong 1Q Leasing for Digital Realty

Digital Realty Trust (DLR) said it leased more than 241,000 square feet of space in the first three months of 2010. Most of the leasing was for the company’s “plug-n-play” Turn-Key Datacenter product. Read More