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Former Rackspace CEO Taylor Rhodes Joins Liquid Web’s Board of Directors | #LiquidWeb

Liquid Web, a global provider of managed hosting and managed application services to SMBs and web professionals, has appointed Taylor Rhodes to their board of directors.

Megaport and Cologix Announce Dedicated Access to Oracle Cloud in Toronto, Canada

Cologix has announced the immediate availability of dedicated and private access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure through Cologix’s data center in Toronto (TOR1).

AppNeta Unveils High-Resolution DNS Performance Monitoring

End-to-end network performance monitoring provider AppNeta has announced the launch of DNS monitoring as a core offering within their AppNeta Performance Manager.

Kickstart Data Center Event in Amsterdam Has Doubled in Size

This week, the second annual KickStart data center conference was held at the RAI event center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. With over 650 attendees from 25+ countries, this C-level data center event has now more than doubled in size.

Colocation Firm EdgeMicro Unveils Edge Test Environment with StackPath, Akamai

EdgeMicro, ‘edge’ colocation company deploying hundreds of network-neutral, modular data centers, has begun live testing edge computing pilot projects in an EdgeMicro micro data center in the Denver area.

ChinaCache North America Announces Strong CDN Revenue Growth

CDN provider ChinaCache North America (CCNA) saw 50% financial growth in 2018 over 2017’s performance. “2018 was a very strong year for ChinaCache North America,” said Luis Curet, General Manager at CCNA.

Dutch Hosting Company TWS Buys Spanish Web Hosting Firm, Axarnet Group

Axarnet Group, a ‘top 10’ Spanish web and cloud hosting provider located in Malaga, has been acquired by Netherlands-based Total Webhosting Solutions (TWS). The Axarnet Group would join TWS to accelerate the execution of their ambitious growth plan.

Global Data Center M&A Deal Volume in 2018 Grows, Value Drops

The number of significant data center-oriented M&A deals continued to climb in 2018, though the total value of deals that closed in the year dropped off from its 2017 peak. This can be concluded from a new market study published by Synergy Research Group.

Global Hosting Firm Leaseweb Expands Managed Cyber Security Portfolio With Northwave

Leaseweb, a provider of dedicated server hosting and cloud services, has expanded its managed cyber security portfolio with new services in collaboration with Netherlands-based security specialist Northwave.

BitLaunch Announces Full Anonymity For VPS Hosting Accounts At Popular Cloud Providers

VPN services provider BitLaunch has announced full anonymity for VPS hosting accounts at popular cloud providers including DigitalOcean, Vultr and Linode by accepting Bitcoin and ten other crypto-currencies as payment.

Sophos Acquires Cloud Infrastructure Security Company, Avid Secure

Global network and endpoint security provider Sophos has acquired cloud infrastructure security company Avid Secure – a provider of AI-based cloud security analytics, compliance, and a DevSecOps platform, for end-to-end protection in public cloud services such as AWS, Azure, and Google.

Element Critical Enters Chicago Market Through Acquisition of Two Data Centers

Through the acquisition of two additional data centers encompassing 195,000 square feet of space in Chicago, Illinois, Element Critical will now expand its operations into the Chicago market.

Dedicated Server Provider NovoServe Upgrades Port Capacity at Asteroid IXP to 40GE

NovoServe, a venture capital backed dedicated server and virtual server provider with company-owned data centers focused on delivering custom-engineered IaaS hosting solutions to customers worldwide, has upgraded their peering/interconnection capacity from 10GE to 40GE port capacity at the Asteroid Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Amsterdam – a fully automated, secured interconnection platform.

Zenlayer Expands Network in Russia, Partners with Data Center Operator IXcellerate

Zenlayer, a global provider of software-defined network services, headquartered in Los Angeles and Shanghai with offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing and Shenzhen, has signed an agreement with Russian data center operator IXcellerate.