SoftLayer Hits 100,000 Servers

IT infrastructure service provider SoftLayer Technologies now has more than 100,000 servers running in its data centers, the company said last week. The Dallas-based provider has added 14,000 servers this year. Read More

ServerCentral Expands as Growth Continues


Server Central has expanded its data center footprint in the Chicago market, and provides an example of a local company bootstrapping its way to growth in a capital-intensive industry, moving up the value chain in the process to emerge as a regional player. Read More

CoSentry Acquired by Private Equity Firm

Private equity firm TA Associates has acquired CoSentry, an Omaha-based provider of outsourced IT infrastructure services, the companies said today. TA partnered with CoSentry management to acquire the company from two Omaha-based investment firms. Read More

SoftLayer Will Invest $75 Million in Europe

SoftLayer Technologies today announced the opening of its new European headquarters and data center in Amsterdam. Over the next two years the company will invest approximately $75 million in its European operations. Read More

Net2EZ Expands in Los Angeles Market

The Digital Realty Trust facility in El Segundo, Calif. Managed hosting provider Net2EZ has expanded to take additional space in the building.

Managed hosting provider Net2EZ has expanded its data center presence in the Los Angeles market, leasing additional space from Digital Realty Trust in El Segundo. Read More

Cologix Launches, Offers Colo in Four Markets

Cologix today announced its entry into the market for carrier-neutral colocation and interconnections. The company has acquired four providers, and has data centers in Dallas, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Read More

Roundup: Expedient, IO, Windstream

Expedient completes one data center expansion and begins another, IO announces modular data center deal with Nerds in the City, Windstream Hosted Solutions launches updated cloud hosting platform. Read More

Growth in Usage of Data Center Service Providers

It doesn’t seem that long ago there was a sort of phobia behind outsourcing your data center to service provider. Many IT users believed you needed to be close to your servers. That perception has changed, even more rapidly than predicted by research firms that follow the data center market. Data… Read More

CSC Signs $900 Million Managed Hosting Deal

CSC has signed a ten-year contract to provide information technology (IT) and infrastructure managed services for an unnamed U.S. based global multi-brand commercial products manufacturer. Read More

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