Wednesday, January 20, 2021


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Switch Datacenters Pays Its Clients for Server Waste Heat

Switch Datacenters is one of the first data centers in Europe to provide a financial incentive for directly usable residual heat. For this purpose, it uses existing Direct Liquid Cooling (DLC) techniques to cool servers.

DomainTools Attracts Strategic Investment from Battery Ventures

Domain name and DNS-based predictive threat intelligence provider DomainTools has attracted significant strategic investment from that Battery Ventures - a global, technology-focused investment firm. The investment is aimed at accelerating growth initiatives.

Cybersecurity Services Company Intraprise Health Acquires HIPAA One

Intraprise Health, a provider of cybersecurity services and solutions, has acquired HIPAA One - a provider of HIPAA compliance automation software. The merger would allow Intraprise Health to offer an integrated set of cybersecurity and compliance software solutions to the healthcare market.

Expert Blog: Data Center Operations During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a defining moment for the cloud, reinforcing the importance of colocation data centers and what they do. Read the Expert Blog by Angela Adam.

1547 and Harrison Street Acquire Portland Colocation Data Center

The historic Pittock Block building, a carrier hotel, colocation data center and office building located in downtown Portland, Oregon, has been acquired by investment company Harrison Street and data center operator 1547.

Red Hat Buys Kubernetes-Native Security Company StackRox

Open source solutions company Red Hat has announced its intent to acquire StackRox, an innovator in container and Kubernetes-native security. The acquisition would further RedHat’s vision to deliver a single, holistic platform that enables users to build, deploy and securely run nearly any application across the entirety of the hybrid cloud.

New Report on Private Cloud, Hybrid Cloud and Data Center Outsourcing Market

Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a global technology research and advisory firm, has released a research study examining the large and growing market for private cloud, hybrid cloud and data center outsourcing services.

Top-10 Most Notable Web Hosting Acquisitions of 2020

From time to time the editorial staff publishes a special selection of editorial pieces on a certain topic or trend. The editor’s picks are being marked as #HJPICKS on our social media channels. This time our editors provide you with a Top-10 list of the most notable WEB HOSTING acquisitions of 2020.

Cloud Compliance Management Firm Caveonix Secures Over $7M in Funding

Caveonix, a company automating compliance and cybersecurity posture management for the hybrid and multi-cloud, has raised $7.3 million in Series A funding. The round was led by First In Capital, as well as other early investors in the company.

HPC Company Northern Data Buys Hydro66 Data Center for €25M

German HPC (High Performance Computing) infrastructure company Northern Data has acquired colocation provider Hydro66’s assets including their data center in Northern Sweden. The site currently consists of six data center halls on an area of 2.5 hectares and will now be further expanded by Northern Data following the acquisition. It is fully powered by green energy.

CDN Company StackPath Expands Edge Footprint in Latin America

StackPath, a CDN and edge computing platform provider, a company co-founded and headed by SoftLayer-founder Lance Crosby, has launched new edge locations in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; Bogota, Colombia; and Lima, Peru. This would give developers and enterprises with latency-sensitive workloads closer proximity to more end users.