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Virtuozzo, a global leader in alternative cloud infrastructure and platform solutions, today announced a global partnership with Provdotnet, LLC (Prov.net), a hosted systems, colocation, connectivity, and cloud services software company headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island. The collaboration positions Prov.net as a premier member of Virtuozzo’s #HYBRID Partner Program, through which Prov.net operates as a global reseller, cloud service provider, and technology partner. Prov.net focuses on helping customers design, build and deploy scalable cloud infrastructure through software solutions, connectivity solutions, and specialized data center architectures. In parallel, Virtuozzo is the leading cloud enablement solutions provider purpose-built for cloud service providers (CSPs), managed service providers (MSPs), and hosting providers seeking to develop and leverage alternative cloud services. Together, the companies will empower Prov.net’s customers—MSPs, CSPs, multi-tenant…
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SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #CloudManagement–Virtuozzo, a high-efficiency virtualization and hyperconverged infrastructure software leader, announced today that it will showcase its alternative cloud enablement platform, Virtuozzo Hybrid Infrastructure, at the Acronis #CyberFit Summit in Miami, October 25 – 27, booth 15. Virtuozzo offers the industry’s first fully integrated, easy-to-use and cost-efficient cloud solution designed for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), Managed Service Providers (MSP The post Virtuozzo to Showcase Alternative Cloud Enablement Platform and Partners at the Acronis #CyberFit Summit Miami appeared first on Web Hosting | Cloud Computing | Datacenter | Domain News.
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Due to growth in the cloud, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is becoming an increasingly common and appealing alternative to the traditional software as a product. With SaaS, software is hosted on a platform that services a specific use case for the service. SaaS is used in many applications across every industry from finance to manufacturing. Take, for example, the gaming industry where cloud-based gaming has changed the entire landscape with multiplayer online editions. These games use real-time simulation, massive computing power, and AI for decision trees and pathfinding. AI has improved gaming on many fronts from design and development to functionality and how it is played. However, these applications need a massively distributed computing and streaming platform that offers secure access to all players. As it is too costly and difficult for gaming companies to individually build these massive gaming platforms, only the cloud can make this possible. In addition, any software that…
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Company’s Green Power Pass and 7.2MW data center solar array recognized as innovative clean energy alternative solutions BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CSR–Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM), the storage and information management services company enabling digital transformation, today received its latest award, the RE100 Leadership Awards’ Most Impactful Pioneer award, for commitments to using clean energy alternatives across its global data center platform. The award was announced during Climate Week NYC, the largest annual climate summit, hosted by the Climate Group. The RE100 Most Impactful Pioneer Leadership Award recognizes Iron Mountain’s outstanding commitments and innovations in bringing clean alternatives to areas previously dependent on fossil fuels. Specifically, the award recognizes Iron Mountain’s Green Power Pass offering and its green data center platform, including the Edison, New Jersey data center: The first offering of its kind in the data center industry, Iron…
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ATLANTA, GA – Colo Atl, a subsidiary of American Tower announces today that its new Edge Data Center – Atlanta, located in the Ben Hill, GA area, approximately 10 miles southwest of downtown Atlanta, is now fully available to existing and future Colo Atl tenants as an additional interconnection and colocation facility. This latest endeavor is designed to give customers an alternative location to the centralized metro data centers and is strategically located on the network edge. The purpose-built 360-square-foot, 100 KW facility provides eight (8) customer cabinets, comprised of twenty (20) quarter-cabinet lockers and three (3) full cabinets. The connectivity enabled, multitenant, neutral-host edge data center maximizes flexibility and is directly connected via dark fiber to Colo Atl.

“We are very excited to inform our Colo Atl tenants and community about this brand new edge data center asset, made available to all of our customers and ecosystem partners as an additional option for interconnection and colocation,” comments John Ghirardelli, General Manager for Colo Atl and Director, US Innovation for American Tower. “American Tower’s new edge data center, strategically located in close proximity to our Colo Atl facility, enables us to extend the Colo Atl ecosystem with a reliable solution promoting increased flexibility for existing and future customers.”


American Tower’s new edge data centers are being introduced to the market as demands for high bandwidth, low latency applications like cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Machine Learning, cybersecurity and AR/VR continue to increase and drive the future of the digital infrastructure landscape.

“Now is the optimal time to invest and pave the way for enabling the next generation network and computing architectures,” adds Whitney Pesot, Product Manager, U.S. Innovation for American Tower. “American Tower is committed to innovation and supporting the needs of our customers now and in the future.”

American Tower Edge Data Centers offer benefits such as:

  • Turnkey Infrastructure: Critical power (primary and backup) distribution, fire monitoring, security, and cooling in an all-in-one edge solution
  • Strategic Location: Utilizing the ground space of our existing towers, where connectivity already occurs, we create an improved network architecture closer to key operators
  • Reliability: Exceptional performance and reliability with guaranteed network service levels and 24/7/365 network operations center (NOC)
  • Security: Secure location with full DCIM capability and access control including 24/7/365 site monitoring
  • Dependability: Work with a single, trusted and established company for both tower and edge data colocation to simplify network deployment

For a tour or to discuss the Colo Atl facility and/or edge data center location, visit https://coloatl.com/atc/ or contact Sam Reagin, Business Development Leader for Colo Atl at sam.reagin@coloatl.com or (678) 521-3898.

About Colo Atl
Colo Atl, an American Tower company, is the leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation, data center and interconnection solutions at 55 Marietta Street in the global telecom hub of Atlanta, GA. Colo Atl provides superior carrier-neutral colocation, data center and interconnection services at an affordable rate. Colo Atl is a carrier-neutral environment that allows all types of network operators to securely and conveniently cross connect within a SOC 1 Type II certified facility. Colo Atl has no monthly recurring cross connect fees between tenants within the Colo Atl Meet-Me-Area (MMA) and provides exceptional customer service. Colo Atl is also home to the Georgia Technology Center (GTC), a live laboratory for network equipment vendors to highlight their optical and electrical hardware and operating systems, and the Southeast Network Access Point (SNAP), which provides next-generation Internet Exchange (IX) solutions, including SDN peering, testing, collaboration and implementation.

About American Tower
American Tower is a leading independent owner, operator and developer of wireless and broadcast communication real estate. Our global portfolio includes approximately 180,000 communications sites and is experiencing steady growth. In addition to leasing space on towers, we provide customized collocation solutions through our in-building systems, outdoor distributed antenna systems and other right-of-way options, managed rooftops and services that speed network deployment.

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SALT LAKE CITY, UT – DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class colocation, connectivity, and managed services, announces the opening of its fifth Salt Lake City data center (SLC5) and is the 20th data center the company has opened in its nine metro markets.

SLC5 is strategically located in Bluffdale, UT, on DataBank’s 23-acre Granite Point Campus, an engine of digital growth that is helping to give the region its “Silicon Slopes” nickname. The campus features its own 66MW, N+1 substation guaranteeing lower costs and scalability needed for the most ambitious enterprises and hyper-scale cloud ventures.


DataBank’s newest facility features 50,000 sq ft of raised-floor space, 13 MW of total power availability, a comprehensive suite of Colocation, Cloud, Connectivity, and Managed Services, and has been designed from the ground up with a full suite of customer amenities and all the security features needed to meet HIPAA, PCI-DSS, SSAE-18 SOC1 and SOC2, GDPR, and FedRAMP compliance requirements.

This combination of power, network, facilities, and the convenience and peace-of-mind of a campus setting ensure that DataBank’s SLC5 is the ideal data center for the high-performance computing, content providers, cloud giants, hyperscale providers and large enterprises. In addition, the Granite Point Campus is located in an area of low natural disaster risk, making it an ideal backup and recovery location for customers looking for an alternative to data centers in Los Angeles or San Francisco.

“DataBank’s expansion in Salt Lake City is further evidence of the city’s growing importance in the data center market,” says Philbert Shih, Managing Director of Structure Research. “The region’s accessibility, quality of life, and business-friendly climate are attracting technology companies and talent, making it a legitimate data center location option for those on the west coast.”

“DataBank has long been a believer in Salt Lake City as a fantastic data center market,” comments DataBank CEO, Raul K. Martynek. “We’ve demonstrated our commitment to the metro by investing heavily in the Granite Point Campus. SLC5 is just our latest expansion, and if market response is any indication, it will not be our last. Plans are already on the drawing board for SLC6.”

For more information about SLC5, or to take a virtual tour, please visit https://www.databank.com/data-centers/salt-lake-city/granite-point-campus/slc5/

About DataBank
DataBank is a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud, and interconnection services, offering customers 100% uptime availability of data, applications and infrastructure. DataBank’s managed data center services are anchored in world-class facilities. Our customized technology solutions are designed to help customers effectively manage risk, improve their technology performance and allow them to focus on their core business objectives. DataBank is headquartered in the historic former Federal Reserve Bank Building, in downtown Dallas, TX.

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