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Guide to Data Center Colocation

At each stage of a company lifecycle, or many times dynamically within each stage, the demands and business requirements of IT infrastructure change quickly and the organization must balance delivering the proper environment to support IT, with the return on investment that is coveted.An attractive option for many of those facing these challenges is colocation. Read More

Colocation Buyer’s Guide

Small businesses and large organizations all experience difficulty managing their IT infrastructure at some point. Colocation provides these businesses with the ability to take advantage of shared power infrastructure, HVAC systems, physical security and redundant architecture. It allows for quick expansion, bypassing desing and construction of new data centers. Read More

Bell Canada Buys Q9 Networks for $1.1 Billion

The interior of a Q9 Networks data center. The Toronto-based provider is being acquired by Bell Canada and a team of investors.

Bell Canada is partnering with a group of investors to buy data center provider Q9 Networks for $1.1 billion ($1.06 billion US), the company said today. It’s the latest in a series of deals in which telcos have bought up data center companies to expand into the growing market for cloud computing services. Read More

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