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.






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.



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.










Global Capacity expands seven Ethernet access points

Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, is expanding seven One Marketplace™ Points of Presence (PoPs) in its extensive North American network, including six Ethernet local access aggregation points and three high performance Ethernet Backbone points purposely built for the most demanding Cloud, Over-the-Top applications and data services.  The locations now Ethernet-enabled include Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, PA, Minneapolis, MN, and three new PoPs in Boston, MA, Kansas City, MO, and Vienna, VA. The locations added to the high performance Ethernet backbone include Kansas City, MO, Minneapolis, MN and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.













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