Here’s a roundup of some of this week’s headlines from the data center and hosting industry:
CoreLink adds 1MW to Vegas facility. CoreLink Data Centers announced that it has earmarked additional capital to increase the amount of power and cooling at the company's Las Vegas data center by 1 Megawatt (MW). The expansion project will also include sufficient cooling capacity and installation of additional generator capacity for N+1 redundancy in support of critical backup systems. "Our customers depend on our company's 24/7 responsiveness, transparency and infrastructure security," said Charles Picasso, Chairman and CEO of CoreLink. "As our existing customers grow, CoreLink has recognized the need to accommodate their needs under our 100 percent Uptime Service Level Agreement (SLA) covering all infrastructure elements and service metrics."
Telehouse America selects Fujitsu. Telehouse America announced that they have reached an agreement with Fujitsu to leverage their premium server product for Telehouse data center clients. Telehouse will offer a selection of Fujitsu Primergy servers and the Eternus storage product line. “By working with Fujitsu,Telehouse is able to further enhance our premium service portfolio by offering an array of server products designed to provide the scalability, performance, and reliability that our customers require and expect of us in order to efficiently manage mission-critical systems,” states Noriyuki Kita, Telehouse America’s Executive Vice President. “Fujitsu servers are very well known among our clients and partners for providing the foundation for a cost-effective, high-availability IT infrastructure, and Telehouse is proud to be able to deliver such exceptional products to our customers."
Fortress International signs $3.3 Million contract. Fortress International Group (FIGI) announced that its subsidiary Total Site Solutions (TSS) has been selected to perform mission-critical facility management for a large federal healthcare facility. The three-year contract carries an estimated total value of $3.3 million, and includes electrical, mechanical maintenance and staffing at the customers' Information Technology Center in the Washington DC area. Gerry Jepson, Senior Vice President of facility maintenance operations stated, "The award of this multi-year contract is a result of the outstanding level of service TSS has provided for this customer over the past several years. Because of our ability to deliver top-quality facilities management programs, the customer decided to increase the scope of services and responsibility to maintain this mission critical facility and we are pleased to extend our relationship with this prominent organization for another three years."
TelecityGroup recertified for ISO 9001 and 27001. Europe's TelectiyGroup announced that they have been recertified with the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001:2005 standards - the globally recognized certifications for information security and quality management. The accreditations cover all of TelecityGroup's operational data centers for another three years. "We are delighted to have been recertified for the ISO 9001:2008 and 27001:2005 standards," said Rob Coupland, COO TelecityGroup said. "This underlines our commitment to providing premium data centre facilities and optimum customer service. Our customers can be confident that our facilities meet rigorous international standards across our data centre estate, ensuring a consistently high quality of service.”