1. Articles in category: Microblogging

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    1. Report: Twitter Signs for Another 80,000 SF in Atlanta With QTS

      Report: Twitter Signs for Another 80,000 SF in Atlanta With QTS

      Twitter has signed for more data center space in Atlanta with QTS, Atlanta Business Chronicle reported citing anonymous sources. The company has taken 80,000 square feet of additional space for Twitter servers in the data center provider’s massive, 1 million-square-foot Atlanta-Metro data center. The San Francisco-based microblogging platform company has been in this facility since at least 2011, starting with a 50,000-square-foot deployment and adding another 100,000 square feet in 2012, according to reports.

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      Mentions: Apple Google Facebook
    2. Twitter’s Infrastructure Team Matures, Making the Fail Whale a Thing of the Past

      Twitter’s Infrastructure Team Matures, Making the Fail Whale a Thing of the Past

      Twitter’s infrastructure team has managed to kill the notorious Fail Whale, which signified a Twitter outage, and Raffi Krikorian, the company’s vice president of platform engineering, says the team likes to think the creature (which a few years ago used to show up on users’ screens instead of their Twitter feed quite often) is now a thing of the past.

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    3. Greenpeace protests Twitter, asks for 'commitment' to renewable energy

      Greenpeace protests Twitter, asks for 'commitment' to renewable energy

      Twitter employees saw their familiar mascot on their way into work on Wednesday, but the bird was probably greener than they are used to. At least that's what Greenpeace would contend. The watchdog environmental group staged a demonstration at Twitter headquarters on Wednesday to protest what it sees as a lack of commitment to renewable energy. Greenpeace set up a large green egg display in front of Twitter's Market Street offices and had someone in a green Twitter logo costume hop around and chirp at passersby. At the bottom of the egg display, a sign read, "Make our tweets green."

       

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    4. Cloud Building Blocks

      Cloud Building Blocks

      Read the Digital Edition - This issue touches on the impact cloud computing has had on the web hosting industry. Managed service providers have had to adapt in one way or another to the ways that customers – from the enterprise to the small and medium-sized business, and even the individual website owner – do business online. Keep on reading: Cloud Building Blocks

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      Mentions: IBM Rackspace
    5. Cologix Completes 26,000 Square Foot Data Center Expansion in Montreal

      Cologix Completes 26,000 Square Foot Data Center Expansion in Montreal

      June 19, 2013 -- Colocation and interconnection provider Cologix announced on Thursday it has completed a 26,000 square foot data center expansion in downtown Montreal at 1155 University Street to meet demand for growth from its customers.Keep on reading: Cologix Completes 26,000 Square Foot Data Center Expansion in Montreal

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    6. Syrian Internet Back Online After More Than 19 Hour Outage

      Syrian Internet Back Online After More Than 19 Hour Outage

      May 8, 2013 -- Syria's Internet has been restored following a massive nation-wide Internet outage that lasted more than 19 hours. This marks the second time the country has seen an Internet blackout in five months, as civil war continues to cripple the country for more than two years. Keep on reading: Syrian Internet Back Online After More Than 19 Hour Outage

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      Mentions: Google
    7. Private Equity Firms Acquire BMC Software for $6.9 Billion

      Private Equity Firms Acquire BMC Software for $6.9 Billion

      May 6, 2013 -- Data center management provider BMC Software announced on Monday it will be acquired by a group of private equity firms led by Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital, along with GIC Special Investments and Insight Venture Partners, for $6.9 billion.Keep on reading: Private Equity Firms Acquire BMC Software for $6.9 Billion

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    8. WHIR Networking Events in Europe this month

      WHIR Networking Events in Europe this month

      We’re very excited to be returning to Europe for our second series of WHIR Networking Events across the pond. We hope you will join us in Frankfurt, Amsterdam and London later this month. Frankfurt – Thursday May 23 – Cafe Hauptwache Amsterdam – Tuesday May 28 – Westerliefde London – Thursday May 30 – Concrete [...]Keep on reading: WHIR Networking Events in Europe this month

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      Mentions: Europe Netherlands
    9. RackForce Launches New Version of Virtual Data Center Services

      RackForce Launches New Version of Virtual Data Center Services

      April 25, 2013 -- Cloud and hosting provider RackForce announced on Thursday it has launched Virtual Data Center vCloud-E, a new version of its virtual data center services that it says provides higher performance, greater scalability and increased manageability.Keep on reading: RackForce Launches New Version of Virtual Data Center Services

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