VIRTUS Data Centres awarded G-Cloud 9 status

VIRTUS Data Centres has achieved supplier status with the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as part of the G-Cloud 9 initiative. Building on the success of the previous G-Cloud 7 listing, this will allow VIRTUS to extend access to its Managed Cloud Connect Infrastructure Service (VMCCI), to central government, local government, health, education, devolved administrations, emergency services, defence and not-for-profit organisations, utilising the G-Cloud framework.

Rackspace board appoints Joe Eazor as new CEO

Rackspace’s board of directors has appointed technology industry veteran Joe Eazor as the new CEO of Rackspace, effective on June 12. As CEO, Eazor will be responsible for the company's global strategy and operations, spanning the U.S. and the three other continents where Rackspace maintains offices and data centers.

Service success

NCE Computer Group (Europe) Ltd., the leading independent provider of IT Enterprise Services and Solutions for storage & datacenter products, has been awarded the ‘Excellence in Service’ Award at the DCS Awards 2017.

e-shelter launches second Munich data centre

e-shelter, a leading European data center operator, NTT Communications company, and “home to the cloud,” was joined by customers, partners, media representatives and civic leaders today to celebrate the opening of its second data center in Munich. The festivities included a welcoming address by the Bavarian Minister for Economic Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister Ilse Aigner as well as by the mayor of Unterschleißheim, Christoph Böck.

Veeam and Microsoft extend storage alliance

Veeam enables businesses to deliver the Digital Life experience users expect by protecting applications and data running in Hybrid Cloud, leveraging cloud backup and disaster recovery based on Microsoft Azure and Veeam ‘Always-On Cloud’ Availability Platform for non-stop business continuity, agility and lower costs.

Intelligent industrialisation of the data centre

Being the most cost effective, secure, flexible, and green datacenter in Europe - that is the vision of Lefdal Mine Datacenter (LMD) in Norway. Opened on 10th May 2017, the datacenter has completed the build out of Phase 1, and a cooling capacity of 45 MW is ready for use. The mountain hall facility sets a new standard for the datacenter industry. The large space, combined with modular design enables a fast time to market. The combination of cheap and renewable power leads to predictable low cost for customers. As strategic partner and technology partner, Rittal provides its preconfigured, modular and scalable infrastructure for this unprecedented datacenter project.

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