ByteGrid Web Hosting Acquires 11-Acre Data Center in Maryland

ByteGrid known wholesale web hosting company and data center operator announced that it has acquired an 11-acre data center campus in Silver Spring, Maryland, US.

bytegrid data center
ByteGrid Data Center

Greatresponder.com – 2011-06-06 – ByteGrid known wholesale web hosting company and data center operator announced that it has acquired an 11-acre data center campus in Silver Spring, Maryland, US.

Referring to the press release, ByteGrid cooperating with New York-based private equity firm Altpoint Capital Partners to expand the platform across multiple markets.

According to ByteGrid, campus is fully operational data center with all necessary features. Press release also states that current owner will continue to rent some of the data center infrastructure and space.

ByteGrid also says that data center has over than 20 megawatts of back-up generator capacity and nine megawatts of available power. The facility is connected by multiple Tier 1 telecommunications carriers.

Data center has also all necessary security equipment and monitoring systems icluding physical access control procedures.

To summarize ByteGrid executive director said:
ByteGrid is focused on acquiring, developing and operating highly flexible, efficient, and resilient wholesale data centers. We serve the growing need for mission-critical data center solutions by providing secure, interconnected, carrier-neutral, and density robust facilities that integrate modular and energy efficient technologies.

SoftLayer Web Hosting Company Becomes A Sponsor Of StopBadWare

SoftLayer web hosting company becomes a sponsor of non-profit and well known security organization StopBadware. Founded in 2006, StopBadware provides various tools and information that assist industry and policymakers in meeting their responsibility to protect users from badware.

SoftLayer web hosting
SoftLayer web hosting

Greatresponder.com – 2011-06-04 – SoftLayer web hosting company becomes a sponsor of non-profit and well known security organization StopBadware

 

Founded in 2006, StopBadware provides various tools and information that assist industry and policymakers in meeting their responsibility to protect users from badware.

Referring to the press release, StopBadware provides various reports and insights, community forum, useful guidelines and definitions, tips and tricks for users and website owners to stay on safe side.

Maxim Weinstein, executive director of StopBadware said: “SoftLayer recently demonstrated their commitment to combating badware by supporting our best practices for Web hosting providers. We’re excited they have elected to extend their support by becoming a StopBadware sponsor.”

According to SoftLayer press release, they said: “We are proud to sponsor StopBadware. More than 22 million websites are hosted on SoftLayer’s infrastructure, making us one of the largest providers in the world. With such a reach, we believe it is our duty to strengthen efforts to protect the Internet for everyone.”

Overall it seems that SoftLayer joins Google, Mozilla, PayPal and Verizon in supporting StopBadware. SoftLayer web hosting company known as one of the market leader. They have facilities in 5 US states.

HostWay Web Hosting Company Renews Lease

One of the biggest player on the hosting market, a HostWay web hosting company has signed a new long term renewal lease for 52,660 square feet at the Boeing Building, located in downtown of Chicago. The HostWay company lease this Boeing bilding since 2006 and seems pretty happy with it. Located directly in heart of downtown Chicago, this Boeing skyscraper contains over 1 million square feet of quality office space.

HostWay web hosting
HostWay web hosting

Greatresponder.com – 2011-06-04 – One of the biggest player on the hosting market, a HostWay web hosting company has signed a new long term renewal lease for 52,660 square feet at the Boeing Building, located in downtown of Chicago.

 

The HostWay company lease this Boeing bilding since 2006 and seems pretty happy with it. Located directly in heart of downtown Chicago, this Boeing skyscraper contains over 1 million square feet of quality office space.

HostWay manage its own datacenter with network infrastructure and that’s all located in this Boeing building. Data center has over seven dedicated electrical feeds. HostWay data center is powered by five different substations and connected to multiple transfer switches. Overall it has 1,500 kVA of uninterruptible power supply.

HostWay facility is also fully equiped with all features in terms of security. Data center equiped with 24-hour live closed circuit TV monitoring, biometric access control, redundant power supplies, multiple HVAC systems, disaster recovery and geographic load balancing system.

data center capacity allows to provide colocation for over 17,000 servers. HostWay datacenters connected with Level 3, Telia and MCI. Today this data center known as one of the biggest facility in downtown of Chicago.

HostWay known as one of the industry pioneers that provides various hosting solutions to fit needs of any business.