Data Center

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Online Datavault, OCiX Intro Channel Program

Online disaster recovery and restoration provider Online Datavault (Booth #1715) and OCiX, a carrier-neutral collocation provider, are launching their new channel programs at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. The companies are also showcasing their portfolio of products and services to potential agents to expand market growth. A team of channel managers will be on […]

Utility Telephone Releases G-PBX, Web Hosting, SaaS to Agents

Utility Telephone (Booth #1218), a full-service, facilities-based CLEC serving California and Nevada, is announcing at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo the launch of its G-PBX hosted IP PBX service, Web hosting and SaaS services for sale through agents. G-PBX is a hosted IP PBX service from small and medium businesses based on the Metaswitch […]

The Planet Offers Hosting Resellers New Bundles, Discounts

The Planet (Booth #1326), a provider of on-demand IT infrastructure, is announcing at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo that it has created new server bundles optimized for resellers, including key software and upgrade options at reduced prices. And it also now offers resellers volume discounts up to 20 percent depending on their monthly order […]

Online Datavault Intros The Vault Appliance

Online Datavault (Booth #1715 at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo) has announced the availability of The Vault Appliance, a powerful tool that provides full local as well as remote backup of current and historical data, high backup performance, and fast network-based restores. The Vault Appliance offers a simple “plug it” and “forget it” solution […]

PAETEC To Open Flagship Data Center in Massachusetts

PAETEC Holding Corp. (PAET) has unveiled plans for an expansive, high-tech data center in Andover, Mass., approximately 24 miles north of Boston. In addition to the existing data centers in Bethlehem and Conshohocken, Pa., this is the first in a series of new centers the company is planning to open nationwide over the next five years. […]

HP Partners To Offer Energy Audits

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) channel partners are now able to offer the company’s energy and thermal efficiency auditing products and services to customers. HP began offering the services directly approximately two years ago upon acquisition of consultancy EYP, and has performed about 70 audits in that time. Channel partners serving data centers can now resell the audit as […]

Lexent Metro Connect Joins Switch and Datas GeoReach Program

Lexent Metro Connect, a provider of dark fiber networks in the New York metropolitan area, has become part of Switch and Data’s GeoReach program. Lexent Metro Connect has also completed its construction of a low-latency dark fiber network route to Switch and Data’s North Bergen site, located at 5851 Westside Avenue in New Jersey. Lexent […]

AboveNet Expands Into TELEHOUSE New York Data Centers

TELEHOUSE America has announced that AboveNet Inc. (ABVT) has extended its low-latency fiber-optic network in TELEHOUSE America’s New York facilities, providing interconnectivity between its 25 Broadway and 7 Teleport data centers in Manhattan and Staten Island, respectively. TELEHOUSE America’s 25 Broadway and 7 Teleport data centers are secure state-of-the-art facilities with private power generation systems, 24/7 […]

The FTC Takes on the Cloud

The Federal Trade Commission is urging the FCC to take into account the privacy and security concerns it has regarding cloud services when the FCC presents its recommendations for a national broadband policy next month. The FTC is concerned with who has jurisdiction over data as it loses a geographic base and goes to the […]

Get Your Head in the Cloud

Cloud computing is a rapidly growing and evolving model for IT infrastructure. Agents who understand the fundamentals of cloud offerings can provide additional value to new and existing clients and gain opportunities and revenue from this IT juggernaut. So just what is the cloud? In the broadest sense, the cloud exists online, and its applications […]

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