Tag Archives: data center

Ryan Kearny Appointed F5 CTO, EVP for Product Devt; John McAdam Comments

Ryan Kearny, an 18-year veteran of F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), has been named chief technology officer and executive vice president for product development at the Seattle-based application delivery firm. F5 said Wednesday Kearny will report directly to President and CEO John McAdam and oversee the company’s efforts to innovate and develop technology products. “Ryan’s experience, perspective, …

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Symantec’s Robert Potter: Agencies Should Address Security Gaps Through Cyber Resilience

Robert Potter, vice president of Americas sales at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said that government agencies should develop cyber resilience plans in an effort to mitigate problems and address security gaps associated with the integration of new technology platforms into the infrastructure. Potter wrote that agencies should start addressing such …

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CyrusOne Adds Data Hall With 32, 000 Colocation Sq. Ft. to Phoenix Campus

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 6, 2016 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) will append a new data hall to its Phoenix campus in Arizona to accommodate an additional 32, 000 square feet for colocation services and generate six megawatts of power, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Phoenix data center is connected to other CyrusOne facilities across the …

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CyrusOne Buys Property in Illinois in Push to Expand Colocation Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) has moved to expand its colocation infrastructure with a new 23-acre property in Aurora,  Illinois, that it aims to develop into a facility to operate alongside an existing data center, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the future compound will work to support the …

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HPE to Buy Silicon Graphics International for $275M in Big Data Analytics, HPC Market Push

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has agreed to purchase Milpitas, California-based high-performance computing platforms provider Silicon Graphics International (Nasdaq: SGI) for approximately $275 million cash in a push to expand its footprint in the HPC and big data analytics markets. SGI said Thursday the price of the transaction is $7.75 …

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CyrusOne to Establish New Hyperscale Data Center in Sterling, Virginia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2016 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) plans to redevelop its newly acquired 129, 064-square-foot shell building in Sterling, Virginia into a data center to  support enterprise clients’ large-scale information technology deployments, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The facility will be equipped with high bandwidth and high-availability circuits for connectivity as well as metro and long-haul …

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IBM Vet David McOmber Joins QTS as Public Sector, Federal Sales Head

David McOmber, a two-decade IBM (NYSE: IBM) veteran and a former vice president in Big Blue’s federal business, has joined data center and cloud computing services contractor QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) as executive VP of public sector and federal sales. QTS said Monday McOmber will also work to build relationships across its …

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QTS’ 317, 000 Sq. Ft. Chicago Data Center to Open in July

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 30, 2016 — QTS Realty Trust‘s (NYSE: QTS) new 317, 000-square-foot data center in Chicago will open Friday to provide information technology support to government and enterprise clients, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the data center will offer 48, 000 square feet of raised floor under Phase 1 and serve …

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Iron Mountain Underground Data Center to Host NEC’s SAP HANA Cloud Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2016 — Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) will provide its underground data center in western Pennsylvania as primary colocation provider for NEC‘s SAP HANA private cloud service, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The WPA-1 data center works to host the SAP HANA service for NEC and facilitate compliance, security and …

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CenturyLink Joins DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge as Program Partner

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2016 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has entered into a partnership with the Energy Department to cut back the company’s energy consumption across its data centers in support of the Better Buildings Challenge, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday it will work to support efforts to reduce energy …

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