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STACK elevates its Pacific Northwest investment with Portland purchase

STACK Infrastructure – a digital infrastructure partner to some of the world’s most innovative companies and leading global developers and operators of data centers – has announced the expansion of its flagship Portland campus to 200MW. Hillsboro, Oregon is one of the nation’s fastest-growing data center markets, and this land acquisition nearly doubles the campus […]


StratCap acquires Milwaukee data center

StratCap’s data center real estate division, StratCap Data Centers, has announced that it completed the acquisition of a 28,500 square-foot data center that is fully leased on a triple-net basis located 16 miles south of Milwaukee in Franklin, WI. The property was constructed in 2008 and is in a growing secondary edge data center market. […]


VITA announces completion of data center move in Virginia

The Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) has announced the completion of a major, two-years-long project designed to move the Commonwealth of Virginia’s enterprise data center from a traditional site to a modernized, cloud-ready platform.   All 65 Commonwealth executive agencies have been migrated to the cloud-ready platform and the former data center now stands empty. “This is […]


Juniper Networks vSRX achieves top rating in CyberRatings.org cloud network firewall test

Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, has received a ‘AAA’ rating in the first-ever Cloud Network Firewall evaluation by CyberRatings.org, a non-profit member organisation that provides transparency and expert guidance on cybersecurity risks via research and objective product testing. This is the latest in a series of third-party tests, analyst reports and customer […]


American office workers are demanding more flexible working conditions 

New research has revealed that almost half (49%) of American office workers aged between 25-34 – commonly referred to as Generation Y – are ready to walk away from their job and look for new opportunities if flexibility is not provided by their employer.  It is surprising then that more than half of US businesses […]


Veritone creates AI-driven revenue opportunities on AWS

Veritone, the creator of aiWARE, a hyper-expansive enterprise Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform, has announced an extension of its work with Amazon and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to support its media and entertainment customers.  Last year, Veritone joined the AWS for media and entertainment initiative that helped content creators, rights holders, producers and distributors easily identify industry-specific AWS capabilities and accelerate transformation across […]


Lumen will provide CBP with mission-critical communications support

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has selected Lumen Technologies to provide mission-critical communications, Internet connectivity and network services that support the law enforcement agency’s systems and facilities across the nation and abroad. Lumen will provide CBP with a mix of secure, resilient communications services that enable the agency to carry out its essential mission […]


Proofpoint reveals top universities at risk from cybercriminals

Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, has released new research which found that the top universities in Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom are lagging on basic cybersecurity measures, subjecting students, staff and stakeholders to higher risks of email-based impersonation attacks. Proofpoint’s research found that 97% of the top 10 universities across […]


Research discovers an increase in vulnerabilities for SMBs in US and Canada 

CyberCatch has announced the publication of its quarterly Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Vulnerabilities Report (SMBVR) for Q1 2022 to alert small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to an alarming rise in vulnerabilities detected in Internet-facing websites, servers and applications. Of greatest concern, CyberCatch’s SMBVR has detected – for the first time in the report’s history – substantial levels […]


High-speed AT&T fiber Internet coming to 750 McDonald’s USA restaurants

AT&T and McDonald’s USA are expanding their relationship to bring ultra-fast AT&T Business Fiber to more than 750 McDonald’s restaurants across the US. The symmetrical high-speed connectivity of the AT&T fiber network will provide these restaurants with the ability to elevate the customer experience while opening the door for emerging technologies in the coming years. […]


Vantage Data Centers awarded US$300 million green loan for VA13 facility in Northern Virginia

Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data centre campuses, has announced that it has closed on a US$300 million green loan in recognition of the sustainable design features of its VA13 data centre located in Northern Virginia. The loan was structured and arranged by Societe Generale, one of Europe’s leading investment banks […]


Create a data fortress for protection against ransomware attacks

Tuhina Goel, Director of Product Marketing at Nutanix, offers insight into the ever-growing threat ransomware attacks present. As the forms these attacks take diversify, businesses will have to take multi-faceted approaches to defend against them. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that ransomware will cost its victims around US$265 billion annually by 2031. Businesses will face a new […]


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