Tag Archives: data center

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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IBM to Invest $1.2B in Global Cloud Network; Erich Clementi Comments

IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) plans to invest more than $1.2 billion in cloud centers worldwide in an effort to help customers manage big data and run information technology operations. IBM intends to open 15 new global data centers from SoftLayer and 12 from IBM and deploy cloud services from 40 …

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Cisco Buys Data Center App Maker Insieme Networks

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has purchased San Jose, Calif.-based data center application developer Insieme Networks for an undisclosed amount. The company introduced an application-centric infrastructure services portfolio in November for partners to deploy data center networking services that work with customer applications, Cisco said Tuesday. At the same time, Cisco said it would …

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ASRC Federal Wins $450M to Manage MDA Data Centers; Paul Dillahay Comments

  A division of ASRC Federal has won a potential 10-year, $450 million contract to help the Missile Defense Agency manage data for the Ballistic Missile Defense System. ASRC Federal Analytical Services will help operate data centers, design tests, develop plans and products and analyze infrastructure starting in January 2014, ASRC Federal …

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OPM Accepting Bids For 10-Year Data Center Consolidation Program

The Office of Personnel Management has issued a request for proposals for a potential 10-year contract to consolidate data centers, Washington Technology reports. Proposals are due March 11 and the agency will award the program as a full set-aside for small businesses, according to the report. OPM is seeking to …

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CenturyLink Promotes Jeff Von Deylen to Lead Savvis; Jim Ousley Comments

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has promoted Jeff Von Deylen, current senior vice president of global operations and client services for its Savvis subsidiary, to lead the subsidiary as president, effective Wednesday. CenturyLink said Von Deylen, who joined Savvis in 2003 as chief financial officer and board member, will succeed Bill Fathers, …

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