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iWeb Plans Fourth Data Center

Hosting and IT infrastrucutre provider iWeb has announced its plans for a new 31,000 square feet data center in Montreal. The new facility will be able to house up to 20,000 servers upon completion. Read More

Netcraft Survey Dips by 27 Million Sites

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Changes at a Chinese blogging service led to a decline of 27 million sites in the number of global web sites found in the monthly Netcraft Web Server survey for January 2010. The drop was the largest one-month decline ever for the Netcraft survey, which has been a leading benchmark of Internet growth since its debut in August 1995. Read More

Roundup: SoftLayer, Power Loft, Level 3

Roundup: SoftLayer says it will open new data center pods in Dallas, Seattle and northern Virginia, adding capacity for another 20,000 servers. Also, Power Loft opens for business and wins NVTC Green Award, and Level 3 expands relationship with ClearWire. Read More

Slashdot: Evaluating A Data Center

A Slashdot discussion on evaluating data centers features more than 200 comments about what to look for and avoid when selecting a data center, including questions to ask when touring a facility. Read More

Roundup: Last Call for GeoCities

Today, Oct. 26, is the day that Yahoo has said will be the final day of availability for its GeoCities hosting service and the hundreds of thousands – perhaps even millions – of free web sites it contains. Read More

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