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Trend Micro Buys HP TippingPoint for $300M; Eva Chen Comments

Trend Micro International has acquired Hewlett-Packard’s TippingPoint business for nearly $300 million in a move to help customers address sophisticated attacks. The acquisition deal covers TippingPoint’s security technology, intellectual property, Digital Vaccine LABS threat insight and its enterprise customer base, Trend Micro said Wednesday. Trend Micro will combine the intrusion prevention …

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2 QTS Data Centers Get FISMA High Authorization, Accreditation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 19,  2015 — QTS Realty Trust has achieved FISMA high authorization and accreditation for its data center and colocation service facilities in Richmond and Atlanta-Metro, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The two sites, verified by Veris Group as the third-party assessment organization, offer a combined 2.3 million square feet …

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CSC Wins FAA Cloud Services Contract

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has won a 10-year, $109 million contract with options to deploy cloud services at the Federal Aviation Administration’s data center, Washington Technology reported Thursday. Nick Wakeman writes the FAA intends to consolidate the data center environment for its headquarters and other facilities in nine regions. CSC …

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QTS Closes $326M Carpathia Acquisition; Chad Williams Comments

QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has completed its acquisition of Virginia-based Carpathia Hosting for $326 million in cash and available credit capacity. QTS said Tuesday the companies will work on a near-term and long-term integration plan while currently operating in the existing organizational structure. “Enterprise customers are increasingly looking for scale and flexibility to …

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Day1 Solutions Buys Vazata’s Public Sector Business

Cloud computing services company Day1 Solutions has acquired the public sector business unit of Vazata for an undisclosed sum and forged a hybrid cloud alliance with Vazata. Day1 Solutions said Tuesday it now owns Vazata’s infrastructure offering and cloud tools for the FedRAMP cloud initiative, as well as the latter company’s data center …

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CenturyLink Launches Hydro-Powered Data Center in Washington

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on CenturyLink picking Moses Lake in central Washington as the site for a new hydroelectric-powered data center. CenturyLink said Wednesday the location is highly resilient to earthquakes with the lowest seismic rating of 2B, and offers a …

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QTS to Purchase Cloud Contractor Carpathia for $326M; Peter Weber Comments

Overland Park, Kan.-based data center operator QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has agreed to acquire Dulles, Va.-headquartered cloud computing provider Carpathia Hosting for $326 million in an effort to grow both companies’ colocation and managed services market footprints. QTS said Thursday it expects to close the deal sometime in the middle of 2015 and the …

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George Slessman: IO to Separate Cloud, Data Center Businesses as it Seeks ‘Clarity of Purpose’

IO will separate by early next year into two standalone entities — the IO colocation and cloud services firm and a new company named BASELAYER, which would provide modular data center hardware and infrastructure management services. “By separating the two [businesses], we create clarity of purpose to accelerate the growth of …

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Gene Zapfel: Unisys to Support Defense Department’s Data Center

Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will provide support services to a Defense Department data center in Utah for areas such as enterprise resource planning, database management and administration under a potential $28 million contract. The company will also help manage Unix, Linux and Windows systems at the Defense Information Systems Agency’s computing center in Ogden, Utah, the company said Tuesday. …

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NTT Communications Buys 80% Stake in RagingWire; Akira Arima, George Macricostas Comment

NTT Communications (NYSE: NTT) has moved to grow its data center portfolio by purchasing an 80-percent ownership stake in RagingWire Data Centers for $350 million. RagingWire’s founders and management team will continue to run the company and hold a minority interest in the business, NTT Com said Monday. Akira Arima, …

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