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Currency Miners Cause Spot Shortages of Dedicated Servers

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A number of dedicated hosting providers are running short of servers to lease, and attributing the shortages to heavy buying by customers mining for digital currencies. Surge buying by Primecoin miners has tested the capacity of at least one cloud provider, but others see opportunity. Read More

Netcraft: Chinese Cloud Market Growing Fast

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China is seeing solid growth in web-facing computers, up 8.3 percent over the last year, according to Netcraft. This notable growth helps explain reports of active data center construction for major web companies in China. Read More

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