Datacenter News

IX Leeds launches

Thursday 16th February 2012 shall mark the launch of IXLeeds, a neutral not-for-profit Internet Exchange Point (IXP) based in Leeds. Its main objectives are to allow Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the north of the UK to provide faster, cheaper broadband, and make Yorkshire less dependent upon London. The Olympic Games will place a greatly [...]

February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Cambridge University Engineers Visits Manchester Datacentre

Leading UK Internet Infrastructure and Web Delivery specialist M247 has aroused the interest of engineers from the prestigious Cambridge University. David Green, from the University’s Department of Engineering, visited the company’s Manchester datacentre and head office recently to have a look at the innovations used to build M247’s renowned climate control system which helps keeps [...]

November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Work Begins On New M247 Datacentre

Manchester based Internet Infrastructure company M247 began work today on their brand new datacentre in Trafford Park. This new building presents M247 with a white sheet of paper on which to design what is likely to be the most energy efficient datacentre in Europe. Their existing datacentre, located right next door to their new building [...]

November 7, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Networks News

Interoute Fast Trade service certified by Nasdaq

Interoute, owner operator of Europe’s largest next-generation network, has been approved as a direct connectivity supplier to the pan-European multilateral trading facility, NASDAQ OMX Europe (NEURO). By taking the most direct routes between 25 countries in Europe, Interoute’s high quality bandwidth service, Fast Trade, provides financial institutions with the fastest data speeds available between European [...]

January 13, 2010 | 0 Comments More

BurstNET offline from maintenance issues

A major infrastructure upgrade on BurstNET’s network has led to unscheduled downtime, with the network still inaccessible at the time of writing. While BurstNET had notified customers of the replacement of core routers and an upgrade of Philadelphia POP, expectations of “momentary periods of higher than normal latency” appears to be optimistic. The company had [...]

April 30, 2008 | 0 Comments More

BlueSquare network suffers power outage

BlueSquare, the UK network based in Berkshire, has suffered a serious power outage, bringing down its entire network. Back-up generators failed to compensate, resulting in a significant number of UK hosting providers, or providers with UK interests based in BlueSquare, going offline. Both BS and BS2 appear to be affected. Webhosting providers known to have [...]

April 30, 2008 | 0 Comments More

Server News

FioranoMQ 9.1.1 server released

Fiorano Software, (www.fiorano.com) a leading provider of enterprise class business process integration and messaging infrastructure technology, today released FioranoMQ 9.1.1, the newest version of its high performance enterprise communication backbone and the world’s fastest standalone standards-based messaging server. The newly released FioranoMQ 9.1.1 implements several new performance-enhancements: Optimizations in the client-runtime and at the server [...]

January 15, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Outsourcery launches Dedicated Windows 2008 Servers

Leading communications and hosted IT company Outsourcery has launched their new Dedicated Windows 2008 Servers. The solution will provide growing UK businesses with the opportunity to host business applications or websites on their own dedicated server within Outsourcery’s secure state of the art data centre without having to buy or install it themselves. As businesses [...]

December 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More

New server power at Hot Chips Conference

IBM Corporation showed off its new microprocessor at the Hot Chips Conference this week, which boasts a lot of strength with a 45nm chop and an eight core standard. Advanced Micro Devices also debuted its 12 core Magny-Cours device which is based on the x86 based systems market that makes use of a multi-chip module. [...]

August 25, 2009 | 0 Comments More

Hosting News

Clook in datacentre migration

Popular UK hosting company, Clook, are moving datacentre – a change expected to affect up to 75% of their hosting client accounts. According to a statement by Clook: Our upstream colocation provider operates multiple datacentre facilities and we have recently been informed of their decision not to continue offering services at the London Hosting Centre [...]

November 4, 2011 | 0 Comments More

4PSA Announces Major New Add-ons for Parallels Plesk Panel

4PSA, a technology leader in Cloud Communication Software, has announced today the release of the latest versions of its hosting products range for Parallels Plesk Panel. Its well-known add-ons Clean Server, Spam Guardian, Total Backup, Central Login, and 4PSA OXtender provide now new functionalities, integrating perfectly into the Parallels Plesk Panel 10 business flows. As [...]

October 25, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Rackspace Ranked as Top IT Services Employer Again

Rackspace (www.rackspace.co.uk), the world’s leader in the hosting and cloud computing industry today announces that it has been voted as the 30th best place to work and once again the highest ranking IT Services company, in the prestigious Sunday Times 100 Best Companies Awards. Commended for its continued focus on employee engagement, Rackspace has ranked [...]

March 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Other Recent News

Datacentres.co.uk offers comparison site

If you’re finding making a choice of datacentre a headache, especially with the explosion of datacentres outside of London, then Infinicom can help you out with their new Datacentres.co.uk website. The company claims to have a comprehensive range of datacentres in their database, with full specifications, connectivity, and upstream carrier data for each one. While [...]

October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Security, Power and Price Drive UK Data Centre Market

A national survey of over 100 senior IT professionals found that there are three factors driving demand in the UK data centre market sector – security, power and price. The survey, conducted by Telehouse, also showed that most organisations questioned were looking to expand their data centre requirements adding to the current capacity crunch and [...]

March 11, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Data Centre Leaders to Set Agenda on Green Technologies

Major industry leaders in the European data centre sector will meet at the sixth annual conference taking place April 22-23 at Sophia Antipolis near Nice, France. The high level content and debate will set the agenda on exploiting Green technologies over the coming year (www.datacentres.com/dce). A high calibre line up of top speakers and experts [...]

March 8, 2010 | 0 Comments More

FibreSpan Connects to Interxion Data Centre

Interxion, a leading European operator of carrier-neutral data centres, today announced that FibreSpan, a network carrier specialising in dark fibre and ultra-high-bandwidth services, has successfully connected its network to Interxion’s London City data centre. The addition of FibreSpan’s dedicated dark fibre network to Interxion’s London City data centre brings its total portfolio of carriers to [...]

March 4, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Interxion secures Sage Software business

Interxion, a leading European operator of carrier-neutral data centres, today announced that Sage Software GmbH, a leading provider of business software solutions for German SMEs, has selected Interxion to host and centralise their expanding data centre infrastructure in the company’s Frankfurt data centre. The five-year colocation agreement will provide ample space, power and connectivity to [...]

February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments More