Data Center Construction Hiring in Spotlight

As data center projects emerge as important economic development opportunities, they are increasingly seen as a potential source of jobs. as local governments use tax incentives to lure major data centers, residents are watching to see whether these projects create jobs for local residents. Read More

Opscode Equips DevOps to Automate the Cloud

Seattle startup OpsCode says its community of developers is creating a pool of open source tools for developer operations (DevOps), a combination of a systems administrator and developer who can quickly configure and update dynamic data center environments. Read More

Geist Acquires EnviroNet Monitoring Tools

A screen shot of the Environet monitoring software, which is now part of Geist Intelligent Facilities.

RLE Technologies has sold its Environet Product Group to Plastic Companies Enterprises, Inc., the parent company of power and monitoring specialist Geist Manufacturing. The Environet product line will become part of the newly formed Geist Intelligent Facilities Read More

Data Centers, Carrier Hotels and Security

Telecom and data center industry veteran John Savageau has published a four-part series of blog posts on Telecom Risk and Security that provides a thorough overview of the issues involved in securing telcom and data center services. Read More

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