Connectivity

19
Nov

Has Next Generation Data achieved PUE parity?

‘Next Generation Data (NGD) claims it is the first data center operator in the world to guarantee clients a perfect power usage effectiveness (PUE) ratio, thanks to a rooftop solar farm which powers its passive cooling systems. Analysts have criticised the claim as greenwash.

NGD claims it can contractually commit to offering customers a PUE of 1.0 at its Newport (Wales) facility, through a combination of sustainably sourced mains power and free cooling systems run on solar power. Working with utility npower, it has installed a rooftop solar panel farm at the ts 750,000 square foot facility in South Wales, capable of generating one million kilowatt hours (KWh) of ‘green’ electricity per year (that’s an average power of about 100kW, or enough total energy for 240 homes).’

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14
Nov

C4L makes two more Director Level Appointments

In a calculated move towards our strategic growth plan, C4L have announced two further director level appointments, with Paul Hughes joining as Marketing Director and Richard Mathewson becoming Sales Director today.

In line with extensive market growth and newly launched Connectivity and Cloud Products, our CEO Simon Mewett, renowned for his skills in rapidly growing companies, took the decision to appoint two new directors to lead the delivery of C4L’s new products.

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22
Oct

IIX Acquires Allegro Networks

Mountain View, California and Manchester, UK – October 22, 2014 – IIX Inc., a leading provider of direct interconnection solutions, today announced that it has acquired Allegro Networks. The acquisition of this innovative UK-based software and interconnection company is a significant milestone in IIX’s strategy to bring simple, global network interconnectivity to enterprises

More info and full press release here
 

3
Oct

Vtesse Networks acquired – Interoute expands UK Cloud operations

London, 1st October 2014 – Interoute Communications Ltd, owner operator of Europe’s largest cloud services platform, has acquired the UK Vtesse group. Already serving business in Europe, USA and Asia this bold move will bring Interoute’s multi-award winning cloud service, Interoute VDC, and its Enterprise Unified ICT portfolio of advanced Computing, Connectivity and Unified Communications solutions to businesses across the UK.


Full press release and further information here