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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

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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

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

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