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SAN MATEO, CA – Nlyte Software, the leading data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software company, today announced the release of Nlyte Discovery. The new full-solution application set automatically collects and provides detailed information about all devices connected to an organization’s network. Nlyte Discovery includes the tools and technology necessary to visualize and manage the results of discovered hardware, configuration, services/processes and applications/software information.

Nlyte Discovery improves the operational efficiency of organizations by providing more accurate and timely information about all the assets within their computing infrastructure. IT personnel using the discovered information can identify zombie servers and/or “unknown” assets operating on the network as well as capture critical information about firmware patches and software, to help identify potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities.


“Nlyte Discovery is a comprehensive solution that scans across all major protocols and operating systems, including Linux and Microsoft, to provide a single application, holistic view of all data center and colocation infrastructure assets,” said Doug Sabella, CEO and President, Nlyte. “This not only helps personnel to perform their jobs more easily, but alerts them of security issues in their hardware, firmware and software patches so they can quickly mitigate the risks of these vulnerabilities – which as seen in recent news coverage, can be detrimental and brand-damaging to organizations when hacked.”

New Nlyte Discovery provides:
• Comprehensive scanning across major protocols and operations systems
• Built in robust reporting and data normalization capabilities across varying file structures
• Automated discovery and reporting of all networked assets (hardware, software, configuration, networking devices)
• Integration with Nlyte Suite of DCIM Solutions, bolstering the “system of record” for automated data center asset normalization
• Reconciliation with connected Infrastructure – CMDB, Asset Management, Service Desk
• Asset reconciliation of current vs. historical information

Nlyte Discovery is available immediately and can be purchased as a standalone solution or as part of Nlyte’s leading DCIM solution. Organizations have the option of launching the Discovery capabilities and later adding Nlyte’s full set of DCIM solutions. Current Nlyte customers can augment existing deployment to provide these new Discovery capabilities to ensure information within the Nlyte solution matches with current network operations.

About Nlyte Software
Founded in 2004, Nlyte Software is recognized as the industry leading data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solution provider. Nlyte’s DCIM provides unmatched functionality that supports all data center processes across the entire “dock to decom” lifecycle. With a 98% customer retention rate, Nlyte’s DCIM solution is used by many of the world’s largest and most sophisticated data centers, as well as many small and medium sized organizations. Customers can quickly deploy the Nlyte DCIM solution and begin to immediately enjoy reduced costs and increased efficiency across all data center processes. For more information, visit www.nlyte.com or follow @nlyte on Twitter.

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SINGAPORE – WPWebHost, WordPress hosting provider with over 30,000 WordPress sites, is excited to announce the launch of its latest Managed WordPress hosting offerings in Singapore. With this upgrade, users throughout Asia Pacific and nearby regions such as India and Australia will have greater connectivity and better overall experience with WPWebHost.

“Hosting our Managed WordPress service in Singapore data center is really important for us and our valued clients as we have a large customer base in Asia, which is expected to further increase with this announcement.” Chan, the CEO of WPWebHost, further asserted that “Singapore is a particularly well connected region, allowing local users to significantly reduce their latency time. Our new plans are the perfect springboard for small businesses, publishers and developers to increase productivity and deliver their message without having to worry about cumbersome back-ends.”


New plans introduced after this launch will come preconfigured with WordPress installation, migration, automated updates and enhanced security. In addition to 24/7 support by expert WordPress technical staff, additional features include Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates, site indexing, cloning and staging environments.

“WordPress powers over 28% of all websites today, representing a content management system market share of over 60% and still growing strong. WordPress users have specific requirements and WPWebHost is poised to deliver best in class WordPress Hosting, with Plesk WordPress Toolkit and their phenomenal management and support” said Jan Löffler, CTO at Plesk.”

For more information about WPWebHost and its new WordPress features and benefits, visit wpwebhost.com.

About WPWebHost
Since 2001, WPWebHost has assisted entrepreneurs and developers globally bring their dreams to life on the Internet. WPWebHost powers amazing experiences for websites and applications built on WordPress. The company’s premium managed hosting platform provides the highest performance, reliability and security while remaining affordable and intuitive for individual and small businesses. Its commitments to customers include 24x7x365 professional technical support, 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee, 100-Day Money Back, friendly customer service team, 99.9% Network Uptime and 99.5% Server Uptime Guarantee.

About Plesk
Plesk is the leading WebOps platform to run, automate and grow applications, websites and hosting businesses. Plesk is running more than 377,000 servers, automating over 11 million websites and 19 million mailboxes. Available in more than 32 languages across 140 countries, 50 percent of the top 100 service providers worldwide are partnering with Plesk. Plesk has simplified the life of SysAdmins and SMBs since the early 2000s and continues to add value across multiple cloud services.

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LONDON – VIRTUS Data Centres (VIRTUS), the UK’s fastest growing data centre provider and where the cloud lives in London, continues its rapid expansion announcing plans for two new adjacent facilities on a single campus near Stockley Park, West London. The new site will be amongst the most advanced in the UK and create London’s largest data centre campus. Establishing this new mega campus further strengthens VIRTUS’ position as the largest hybrid colocation provider in the London metro area.

The two buildings, on the secure eight acre campus, total 34,475m2. Known as VIRTUS LONDON5 and LONDON6, they are designed to deliver 40MW of IT load and have the secured power capacity to increase to 110MVA of incoming power from diverse grid connection points, future proofing expansion for customers.


The location of the campus, is ideally situated: 16 miles from central London on the main fibre routes from London to Slough, and 7 miles from Slough, thus providing unrivalled hyper efficient, limitless metro fibre connected, flexible and massively scalable data centre space, within the M25.

Work has started to fit out space in LONDON5 for customers who have already committed and general availability is expected in early 2018. These two new data centres will provide an additional 17,000NTM (net technical metres) of IT space and will increase VIRTUS’ portfolio in London to approximately 100MW across their six facilities in Slough, Hayes and Enfield, with the power to expand to circa 150MW on the various campuses.

Together with the recently announced LONDON3 in Slough, the new facilities keep VIRTUS at the forefront of next generation data centres. Their size and expandability will significantly increase the capacity of highly reliable, efficient, secure, scalable and interconnected data centre space available to VIRTUS customers in London.

Neil Cresswell, CEO of VIRTUS Data Centres, said, “With the hunger for connectivity and data growing exponentially, our data centres continue to play a vital role in enabling the UK and Europe’s digital economy. We work with clients across all industries, all with unique audiences and IT landscapes, but with the common need to deliver the highest levels of availability, performance and security of digital experiences. As we move with our customers into an increasingly digital future, we help them deliver high performing applications and content. We provide fast, seamless connectivity to networks and public clouds, along with the capacity for vast data storage and compute processing power – all for lower costs. This investment in LONDON5 and LONDON6 means we can grow with our customers and help them achieve their ambitions.”

As well as being one of London’s leading colocation providers, VIRTUS is part of the ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) group, a carrier-neutral and advanced data centre platform with over 50 data centres in India, China, Singapore and the UK. VIRTUS’ sites serve as a business hub for hundreds of organisations across financial services, the public sector, life sciences, education as well as cloud and IT services industries. It gives access to over 20 public cloud platforms via the majority of global and regional telecommunications providers. Just as VIRTUS is the key cloud hub in London, STT GDC’s facilities are where the cloud lives in other major developed and developing economic areas.

About VIRTUS
VIRTUS Data Centres, the UK’s fastest growing data centre provider, owns, designs, builds and operates the country’s most efficient and flexible data centres. VIRTUS leads the industry with award winning innovation in hyper efficient, ultra-high density and highly interconnected facilities.

Located in and around London’s metro, VIRTUS offers the best of traditional retail and wholesale colocation models, combining dedicated support and complementary ecosystems with low cost, scalable and custom solutions, in uniquely flexible and customer friendly packages. Customers also benefit from Tier III certified, ultra-secure facilities, that provide 100 per cent uptime; protecting and connecting data, applications, networks and clouds within VIRTUS Data Centres and the global digital economy.

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ANDOVER, MA – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced its growing partnership with colocation provider LightEdge Solutions to implement data centers in Altoona, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska. The expanded data center campus in Altoona will officially open on October 5, marking a milestone in Schneider Electric’s strategic partnership with LightEdge to provide data center lifecycle design and build services.

Hybrid colocation for digital transformation

Digital transformation is driving increased need for data centers that incorporate on-premises elements that ensure security and compliance while offering the efficiencies of the cloud. As this hybrid data center approach presents a challenge for enterprise IT, LightEdge is dedicated to helping customers design, implement, and manage hybrid colocation and edge data centers that are best equipped to realize digital transformation goals.


For LightEdge’s expanded data center campus in Altoona, the company selected Schneider Electric to design the 73,000 square-foot facility (48,000 square feet in phase one) next to its existing 30,000 square-foot data center. The new facility incorporates state-of-the-art networking and security, as well as, a 6,000 square-foot area for worksite recovery and meeting space.

“It was clear in speaking with Schneider Electric that they had the level of expertise and understanding needed to design and build solutions that support our customers’ digital transformation goals,” said Jeffery Springborn, COO, LightEdge. “As we look to expand our presence throughout the Midwest region and beyond, next with our Omaha, Nebraska build, Schneider Electric will help execute our vision of being a full solution hybrid colocation partner.”

A proven partnership

The LightEdge and Schneider Electric partnership originally began with Schneider Electric providing design and build services for LightEdge’s Kansas City, Missouri data center within SubTropolis Technology Center’s (STC) underground limestone mines. The partnership has also included an augmentation of an existing data center in Des Moines, Iowa and a new 73,000 square-foot facility build at the same location.

“Partnering with LightEdge, we benefit from collaborating with a like-minded organization that understands where the data center market is going,” said Wayne Reeves, Director of Critical Services, Schneider Electric. “By supporting LightEdge through the entire lifecycle of data center design and build projects, we are helping to drive the industry forward into the future of hybrid colocation.”

The Kansas City and Des Moines data centers serve both Midwestern and national companies, and the facilities are ISO 20000, ISO 27001, SSAE 16 SOC 1, 2 & 3 Type II and PCI-DSSv3.0 certified with data center operations meeting stringent HIPAA compliance. Along with design and build data center lifecycle services, LightEdge uses the following Schneider Electric equipment:

About Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of $26 billion US dollars (25 billion euros) in FY2016, our 144,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

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REDWOOD SHORES, CA – Oracle announced the general availability of Java SE 9 (JDK 9), Java Platform Enterprise Edition 8 (Java EE 8) and the Java EE 8 Software Development Kit (SDK). JDK 9 is a production-ready implementation of the Java SE 9 Platform Specification, which was recently approved together with Java EE 8 in the Java Community Process (JCP). Java SE 9 provides more than 150 new features, including a new module system and improvements that bring more scalability, improved security, better performance management and easier development to the world’s most popular programming platform. Java EE 8 modernizes and simplifies the Java EE platform for the cloud and microservices with updates to eight major specifications.

Java SE 9

The defining feature of Java SE 9 is the Java Platform Module System, also known as Project Jigsaw, which makes it easier for developers to reliably assemble and maintain sophisticated applications. The module system also makes the JDK itself more flexible, allowing developers to bundle just those parts of the JDK that are needed to run an application when deploying to the cloud.


“Java SE 9 is the result of industry-wide development involving open review, weekly builds and extensive collaboration between Oracle engineers and members of the worldwide Java developer community via the OpenJDK Community and the JCP,” said Georges Saab, vice president of development for the Java Platform Group at Oracle. “This version of Java SE will provide millions of developers the updated tools they need to continue building next-generation applications with ease, performance and agility.”

The OpenJDK Community is where a diverse set of contributors have collaborated for more than ten years on an open-source implementation of the Java SE platform. Other key features in Java SE 9 include:

  • jshell, which delivers an interactive Read-Eval-Print-Loop tool that makes it easy for developers to explore APIs and try out language features.
  • Improved Javadoc, which makes it easier for developers to learn new APIs by including a search function within the API documentation itself, as well as information on which module defines each class or interface.
  • Streams API enhancements, which improve developer productivity by adding methods to conditionally take/drop items from a Stream, iterate over a Stream’s elements, and create a Stream from a nullable value while expanding the set of Java SE APIs that can serve as sources for Streams.

Oracle has also announced several changes to how Java SE and Java EE will be developed and released going forward.

For Oracle Java SE, Oracle is planning to move to a 6-month release cadence using a time driven release model rather than a feature driven release model. With that change, Oracle will also be providing OpenJDK builds under the General Public License (GPL). Finally, Oracle will be contributing previously commercial features to OpenJDK such as Java Flight Recorder in Oracle JDK with the goal of making Oracle JDK and OpenJDK more aligned.

Java EE 8

Oracle has also announced its intention to move Java EE technologies to the Eclipse Foundation, in collaboration with other vendors and the community. Oracle, Eclipse and other community members are now working out the details behind the technology transfer and ongoing governance and process within the Eclipse community.

“Today’s major release of the Java Platform Enterprise Edition is one we think developers are going to be excited to use and by open sourcing Java EE technologies to the Eclipse Foundation, we have set it up for ongoing success in the future,” said Mike Lehmann, vice president of product management, Oracle. “Oracle is committed to working with the Java EE community and the Eclipse Foundation to continue enterprise Java innovation, support and evolution.”

Key features in Java EE 8 include:

  • HTTP/2 support in Servlet 4.0
  • New JSON binding API and various enhancements in JSON-P 1.1
  • Expansion of JAX-RS to support Server-Sent Events and a new reactive client API
  • New security API for cloud and PaaS based applications
  • Multiple CDI enhancements including support for asynchronous events

Java is the world’s most popular programming language, with over 12 million developers running Java and more than 1 billion downloads each year. Java is also the #1 developer choice for cloud, with over 21 billion cloud-connected Java virtual machines.

About Oracle
The Oracle Cloud offers complete SaaS application suites for ERP, HCM and CX, plus best-in-class database Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from data centers throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information about Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), please visit us at www.oracle.com.

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DALLAS, TX – Infomart Data Centers, a premier national wholesale data center provider, announces today the launch of its Channel Partner Program, designed to provide its customers with robust access to a wide range of competitive IT and data center services leveraging the Infomart ecosystem of partners. Infomart’s Vice President of Technology, Sandy Thielamay, will serve as the Executive Sponsor, responsible for the program’s design, launch, build and go-to-market strategy. The Channel Partner Program will be available to all Infomart facilities nationwide.

Characterized by an exceptional level of automation, control and transparency, Infomart’s Channel Partner Program utilizes software automation of traditionally manual tasks, making it easier than ever before for customers to order services, perform analytics, ensure consistency of provided services and view their full systems via a Single Pane of Glass (SPOG) dashboard. This program will also allow companies to provide bids to an ecosystem of buyers among a competitive supply of managed services, networking, cloud and security providers. In addition, partners have the opportunity to expand their focus beyond traditional services and referral margins to create additional revenue streams, as well as layer their unique services on top of Infomart’s offerings, together building a compelling and profitable offering for shared customers.


“Infomart channel partners are carefully selected to deliver a supplementary set of integral IT services to both existing and future customers,” explains Mr. Thielamay. “We are excited about the launch of this new program, and look forward to providing our partners with the opportunity to build profitable, long-term business with and around our products and ecosystem, while delivering a wide range of high-quality services to enhance Infomart customers’ experiences.”

Infomart’s new RackReady® Wholesale solution will also be distributed primarily through the Channel Partner Program, providing customers with a by-the-rack wholesale colocation product that allows for toll-free cross-connects in Infomart Dallas’ Building Meet-Me-Room (BMMR). This offering will enable cloud and managed services providers, Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and enterprises to lease wholesale space with minimal upfront commitment and the opportunity to easily layer additional services for a complete colocation solution.

Infomart channel partners will have access to technical, marketing and branding materials through an easy-to-use online portal, alongside sales support and online training and certification programs. The program will also deliver services at fixed rates with no cross-connect fees for cost predictability.

Mr. Thielamay and the Infomart Channel Partner team will be attending Channel Partners Evolution, taking place September 25-28, 2017 in Austin, Texas. To request a meeting, please email partners@infomartdc.com.

To learn more about Infomart Data Centers, visit www.infomartdatacenters.com.

About Infomart Data Centers
Founded in 2006, Infomart Data Centers is an award-winning industry leader in building, owning and operating highly efficient, cost-effective wholesale data centers. Each of its national facilities meet or exceed the highest industry standards in all operational categories of availability, security, connectivity and physical resilience. Recognized for its consistent excellence, Infomart Data Centers is dedicated to maintaining its reputation of reliability and best-in-class management while offering flexible solutions to meet the needs of its clients. Since the company’s inception, Infomart has demonstrated its commitment to environmental responsibility in designing and building energy-efficient and sustainable data centers for performance-driven organizations. Infomart Data Centers offers highly connected wholesale and colocation facilities in four Tier I markets throughout the United States, including San Jose, Calif.; Hillsboro, Ore.; Dallas; and Ashburn, Va. For more information, please visit www.infomartdatacenters.com

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