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PEER 1 Bought by Cogeco in $635 Million Deal

PEER 1 Hosting has been acquired by Cogeco Cable in a $635 million deal that will combine two Canadian service providers. The transaction is the latest example of a telecommunications company acquiring a data center service provider in hopes to boosting its revenue from cloud computing and other hosting services. Read More

Equinix to Join NASDAQ 100

Colocation market leader Equinix will join the NASDAQ 100 index on Monday, Dec. 24. Analyst Paulo Gorgo looks at the history of the company and its journey, including a near-death experience during the dot-com bust. Read More

PeakColo Expands to Chicago Market

After raising $7.5 million earlier this year, Denver-based PeakColo said it would use the money to expand into new geographic markets. It is now expanding into Chicago through partnership with PlusOne. Read More

Data Center Fun For Charity

Being good neighbors to the communities and the world, data center teams are helping others at this time of the year. Here’s a fun video from Rackspace, a charity program from Emerson and a blog post from Data Cave on Surviving Zombie Attacks, for good measure. Read More

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