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

Roundup: IO, Peak 10, Interxion, AIS

IO New Jersey selected by KnowledgeCentrix, Peak 10 selected by Cloudstar for cloud and storage solutions, Interxion (INXN) awarded Uptime’s M&O Stamp of Approval, AIS completes SSAE SOC 1 and 2 exams. Read More

Cequel Data Centers Acquires TierPoint

Cequel Data Centers continues to grow through acquisitions. This week the company announced the acquisition of TierPoint, a regional provider of colocation and cloud computing services in the Pacific Northwest. Read More

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