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

Spotify Picks Carpathia for US Infrastructure

A screen shot of the Spotify online music service, which recently launched in the U.S. with support from Carpathia Hosting.

The long-awaited U.S. debut of the online music service Spotify has generated a lot of buzz in recent weeks. The service, which has 10 million users in Europe, is hosting its servers with Carpathia Hosting, which helped Spotify manage demand during the initial surge of users upon the service’s American launch. Read More

Immedion to Add Data Center Facility in Charleston

Data center and managed services provider Immedion is building its third data center in South Carolina, this time in Charleston. The new facility, projected to open in spring 2012, expands Immedion’s data center redundancy and disaster recovery offerings. Read More

OVH is Largest Web Host With 100,000 Servers

A technician works on some of OVH's thouands of servers in the company's Roubaix, France data center. (Source: OVH)

Last month French hosting company OVH announced that it was managing more than 100,000 servers. This is the first time we’ve seen a web hosting company state that it has surpassed 100,000 servers. Here’s a look at the hosts with the largest server counts. Read More

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