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With Ubiquity, Sears is Turning Shuttered Stores into Data Centers

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Sears Holdings has formed a new unit to market space from former Sears and Kmart retail stores as a home for data centers, disaster recovery space and wireless towers. With the creation of Ubiquity Critical Environments, Sears hopes to convert the retail icons of the 20th century into the Internet infrastructure to power the 21st century digital economy. Read More

Bionimbus Applies Cloud Power to Genetic Data-Crunching

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An ambitious project at the University of Chicago aims to lead the nation in biomedical computation, by making the region the largest hub in the world for genetic and medical information. At the forefront of the effort is Bionimbus, an open source cloud-based system for managing, analyzing and sharing genomic data. Read More

Level 3 Announces Carrier Cloud Voice Solution

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Data center network news this week comes from Level 3 with a new carrier cloud voice solution, the introduction of the Juniper JunosV Contrail family of products, and Infinera’s DTN-X solution being selected to upgrade BICS Pan-European network. Read More

Twitter Plans Major Data Center Expansion

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Twitter has begun a major expansion of its data center infrastructure, adding space on both coasts in anticipation of huge growth for the microblogging service. That includes a large long-term deal for data center space in Sacramento. Read More

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