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REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX), the leading Content Cloud, today announced that Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO, and Dylan Smith, co-founder and CFO, will participate in a webcast presentation hosted by Raymond James on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET. Aaron Levie and Dylan Smith will provide a discussion on Box’s platform built for the entire content lifecycle, securing content and powering collaboration in the Content Cloud. Brian Peterson of Raymond James will moderate the call. This event will be webcast live at www.box.com/investors and will be available for replay beginning approximately one hour after the live event for a period of ninety (90) days. About Box Box (NYSE:BOX) is a leading cloud content management platform that enables organizations to accelerate business processes, power workplace collaboration, and protect their most valuable information, all while working with a best-of-breed enterprise IT stack….
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Cloud computing is one of the crucial technologies for companies looking to grow in 2021 and beyond. How a company leverages different elements of cloud infrastructure such as networking, collaboration, data storage, and the server is a big factor in the ability to scale. Cloud data hosting options cater to a wide spectrum of companies — from startups to scalable SMBs. Early hosting options For startups that are just trying to get a foot in the door, utilizing cloud hosting options accurately will free up time and resources to invest in other avenues. Here are some of the most popular cloud options in the start-up world. Dropbox Dropbox has been a leading cloud storage solution for over a decade. What started as a data storage and file sharing platform has since then evolved into a powerful, collaborative workflow thanks to Dropbox Business. As an all-in-one content collaboration tool, Dropbox Business offers a plethora of new features. You can control document behavior and…
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Increase in online scams target Americans searching for content around big name celebrities NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Actress Anna Kendrick is the most dangerous celebrity to search for according to McAfee’s annual report Other celebrities in the top 10 include veteran female leads, talk show hosts and musicians such as Blake Lively, Taylor Swift and Jimmy Kimmel Study reveals which online celebrity searches link to malware and other malicious sites SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Actress Anna Kendrick, best known for her roles in musical comedy Pitch Perfect and HBO Max series Love Life – tops McAfee’s U.S. list of most dangerous celebrities to search for online. For the fourteenth year, McAfee researched which famous names generate the riskiest search results that could potentially trigger consumers to unknowingly install malware on their devices. Kendrick found herself as the No. 4 most dangerous celebrity in 2019, and thanks to the recent release of Trolls World Tour, in…
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Dallas, TX – DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, connectivity and managed services, announces that Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of Southern Company, has completed its fiber connectivity into DataBank’s ATL1 data center, located in Atlanta.

The STI partnership adds to DataBank’s long list of network access providers, increasing true carrier-neutral access to DataBank’s customers, all the while enabling STI to provide network access to those customers. ATL1 already houses Southern Crossroads, which provides high-speed connectivity to research and education sites throughout the southeast. With the addition of STI, DataBank becomes an even more integral hub for regional connection and peering in the region.


“We are pleased to welcome STI into the facility,” states said Brandon Peccoralo, ATL1 General Manager. “The arrangement bolsters DataBank’s position in the attractive technology-driven market. Atlanta continues to be a great fit for DataBank, given the region’s large base of enterprise companies looking for high-quality data center services.”

In addition, the center facilitates a newly carved out relationship between STI and a third player, Linode, the world’s largest independent cloud provider.

“We are excited to work with DataBank, which enables us to provide fiber connectivity to Linode. This new connectivity will also provide DataBank customers an additional option for network providers,” comments Steve Laufersweiler, Carrier Account Executive for STI.

STI markets more than 2,600 route miles in the southeast, which is anchored by its robust conduit and dark fiber metro network in Atlanta. For more information on Southern Telecom and the dark fiber services it offers, visit http://www.southern-telecom.com.

DataBank operates twenty data centers across nine markets in the United States, offering local service and national reach – putting its customers’ content and applications closer to the edge. For more information and to schedule an IT consultation, please visit www.databank.com

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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DENVER, CO – Cologix, a network-neutral interconnection, ecosystem and hyperscale edge data center company, today announced it signed a definitive agreement to purchase vXchnge’s 16,000 square foot data center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Upon completion of the deal, Cologix will have more than 60,000 total square feet of data center space in the 511 building, Minneapolis’s carrier hotel and the most connected building in Minnesota.

“Minneapolis continues to be a strong data center market with enterprises seeking dynamic cloud ecosystems and onramps to support their cloud migrations,” said Bill Fathers, Chairman & CEO of Cologix. “We are thrilled to continue our investment in our Minneapolis footprint by adding our fourth interconnection hub in the market in response to customer demand. With added capacity in the 511 building, we will enable more businesses to connect to Cologix’s robust ecosystem of networks, clouds and partners very quickly through the Cologix Platform to meet their growing business needs.”


This agreement brings Cologix dozens of customers operating within this data center as well as additional capacity to respond to growing customer demand. This acquisition will strengthen the Cologix Platform with more space, power and connectivity in the region, while cementing Cologix’s market position as the interconnection leader. New customers will be able to accelerate their digital transformations with access to Cologix’s robust ecosystem and low latency cloud onramps to AWS via Amazon Web Services® Direct Connect and Microsoft® Azure ExpressRoute.

About Cologix Inc.
Cologix provides reliable, secure, scalable hyperscale edge data center solutions from 30 prime interconnection hubs and 4 hyperscale capacity facilities across 10 strategic North American markets. Over 1,600 leading network, managed services, cloud, media, content, financial services and enterprise customers trust Cologix to support their business critical infrastructure and connect them to customers, vendors and partners. Our dedicated, experienced local teams and scalable solutions enable us to provide industry-leading customer service and the ability to successfully support customers at the Internet’s new edge.

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AMSTERDAM – Leaseweb Global, a leading hosting and cloud services provider, today announced the launch of Leaseweb Cloud Connect. A hybrid cloud solution, Leaseweb Cloud Connect enables customers to seamlessly connect their Leaseweb-hosted infrastructure to their public cloud or hyperscaler environment— and to allow sharing of data and applications between them. In partnership with Megaport, a leading Network as a Service provider, Leaseweb Cloud Connect will initially provide connectivity to AWS, with plans already in place to add other leading hyperscalers throughout the rest of the year.

Leaseweb Cloud Connect is designed for businesses that require the flexibility to move workloads between hyperscalers and Leaseweb’s infrastructure in line with changing demands and budgets. Customers will be able to select different connectivity speeds between 100Mbps and 10Gbps, depending on individual project and budget requirements. The new offering provides an elegant, tailored and cost-effective solution to address the lack of customization that many businesses experience when they decide to scale their infrastructure, services, applications, and data within a public cloud environment.


“Leaseweb Cloud Connect provides businesses with an efficient way to build secure networks that interconnect Cloud infrastructures across Leaseweb and public clouds,” said Nikolaos Kolestsas, Product Manager, Leaseweb Global. “The new offering delivers a hybrid cloud solution that allows businesses to use a public cloud for development, PaaS functions, one-off workloads, and big data platforms, all while leveraging Leaseweb for business-critical applications and associated data or specific production environments. Megaport’s Software Defined Network provides the scalable, secure connectivity to cloud onramps to ensure peak performance. This approach minimizes infrastructure costs and increases the speed at which organizations can bring new products and services to market.”

By using Leaseweb Cloud Connect to create a hybrid cloud environment that leverages Leaseweb’s secure and high-performance global network, coupled with a Megaport Connected solution, businesses can develop and distribute their services while gaining more control over their cloud-based infrastructure. Leaseweb Cloud Connect achieves this by providing a fast and secure connection to public cloud, which ensures dynamic and cost-effective allocation of resources across the hybrid cloud environment.

Part of Leaseweb’s Hybrid Connect Concept, Leaseweb Cloud Connect is a Megaport connected solution that is powered by Megaport’s Software Defined Networking technology and integrated with virtual public cloud interfaces and gateways. The Megaport Connected solution offers the broadest reach of cloud onramps across the globe with more than 170 cloud onramps. The collaboration provides Leaseweb with the opportunity to provide greater options to customers in connecting to public cloud infrastructure to design hybrid solutions that scale and perform.

“We are delighted that Leaseweb has chosen our Network as a Service platform to power its new solution,” said Eric Troyer, Chief Marketing Officer at Megaport. “Leaseweb Cloud Connect reinforces Leaseweb’s position within the hybrid cloud provider space and allows Leaseweb to provide an extended Cloud access service to their SMB and start-up customers. We value the partnership with Leaseweb and are excited to be able to support the company’s continued evolution as hybrid and multi-cloud demand continues to grow throughout Europe.”

Leaseweb Cloud Connect is suited to all organizations but offers particular benefits to start-ups and SMBs in the Adtech, Martech, Gaming, and SaaS sectors that are using public cloud providers but are seeking to scale their business—not their costs.

To learn more about Leaseweb Cloud Connect, please visit: https://www.leaseweb.com/network-services/cloud-connect

About Leaseweb
Leaseweb is a leading Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider serving a worldwide portfolio of 18,000 customers ranging from SMBs to Enterprises. Services include Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Dedicated Servers, Colocation, Content Delivery Network, and Cyber Security Service s supported by exceptional customer service and technical support. With more than 80,000 servers under management, Leaseweb has provided infrastructure for mission-critical websites, Internet applications, email servers, security, and storage services since 1997. The company operates 20 data centers in locations across Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America, all of which are backed by a superior worldwide network with a total capacity of more than 10 Tbps. Leaseweb offers services through its various subsidiaries, which are Leaseweb Netherlands B.V. (“Leaseweb Netherlands”), Leaseweb USA, Inc. (“Leaseweb USA”), Leaseweb Asia Pacific PTE. LTD (“Leaseweb Asia”), Leaseweb CDN B.V. (“Leaseweb CDN”), Leaseweb Deutschland GmbH (“Leaseweb Germany”), Leaseweb Australia Ltd. (“Leaseweb Australia”) and Leaseweb UK Ltd (“Leaseweb UK”).

About Megaport
Megaport is a global leading Network as a Service provider. Using Software Defined Networking (SDN), the Company’s global platform enables customers to rapidly connect their network to other services across the Megaport Network. Services can be directly controlled by customers via mobile devices, their computer, or our open API. Megaport connects more than 1,700 customers in over 600 enabled data centres globally. Megaport is an Alibaba Cloud Technology Partner, AWS Technology Partner, AWS Networking Competency Partner, Google Cloud Interconnect Partner, IBM Direct Link Cloud Exchange provider, Microsoft Azure Express Route Partner, Nutanix Direct Connect Partner, Oracle Cloud Partner, Salesforce Express Connect Partner, and SAP PartnerEdge Open Ecosystem Partner.

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