After whittling down a large list of interested vendors, a final award of the contract to build the $1 billion NSA data center facility in Utah is approaching.
The Defense Department certifies Juniper (JNPR) networking gear, Active Power (ACPW) reports strong flywheel UPS sales in Europe, Global Switch makes executive appointments. Read More
Hewlett Packard announced that their Enterprise Services division has signed a services deal with the U.S. Department of the Navy that could be worth more than $3 billion. Read More
A majority of IT executives at federal agencies say they believe the Obama administration will succeed in consolidating the government’s data centers. But they don’t believe the project can meet its ambitious timetable, and say government culture is the primary obstacle to success. Read More
Verizon Business will occupy 25,000 square feet of colocation space in two data centers operated by Terremark Worldwide, the two companies said today. Read More
On Thursday President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the heads of federal agencies to accelerate efforts to sell or consolidate underused real estate, singling out data enters for special attention.
Lee Technologies has been awarded a major contract by Harris Corporation to design and build the Harris Cyber Integration Center, a new Tier III, LEED Silver-certified data center, the company said today. Read More
Total Site Solutions gets a $10 million federal deal, Isilon Systems (ISLN) storage systems deployed at StrataScale, HP reports revenues of $30.8 billion, Digital Realty Trust (DLR) hires Kris Kumar. Read More
The EPA’s Andrew Fanara, who has worked closely with the data center industry, will soon be departing. Fanara provides an update on his transition and the progress of the various Energy Star projects for the data center industry. Read More
IT infrastructure provider Terremark Worldwide (TMRK) has launched construction of the third data center at its NAP of the Capital Region campus in Culpeper, Virginia, the company said today. The company will invest $45 million in the 50,000 square foot facilty. Read More