Affiliation Equals Compensation – ViaWest Proves It with New Affiliate Program

ViaWest Affiliate Program ViaWest, the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America, has launched a new Affiliate Program that will offer an array of benefits to those involved. Industry-leading incentives? Check. Compensation to affiliates who promote ViaWest’s IT infrastructure services through advertising and lead generation initiatives? Check. In short, affiliate partners, including technology bloggers, technical forums, search engine marketers, small businesses, and channel partners, that display ViaWest advertisements on their own websites and generate qualified leads and closed sales will be richly rewarded. “Our program allows affiliates to expand their services offerings by partnering with ViaWest to promote our world-class data … Continue reading

Support From An Unlikely Source: Governor Aids Rockstars in Bringing 700+ Tech Jobs to Pennsylvania

Think Loud United Fiber and Data and Think Loud make a mark in York, PA thanks to a little help from the Governor. A group of famous rock stars and a conservative Governor might seem like an unlikely pairing, but when the founding members of the multiplatinum band LIVE, Chad Taylor, Patrick Dahlheimer and Chad Gracey, along with business partner Bill Hynes, decided to locate their newly companies, Think Loud Development, Think Loud Studios, YRK Publications and United Fiber & Data into one of the most impoverished neighborhoods of York, PA, they found a champion in Republican Governor Tom Corbett. Think Loud … Continue reading

Manhattan-Based Cloud Hosting Provider, Madison Technology, Expands to vXchnge’s NY Data Center

vXchnge, a leading, next-generation, software-defined, intelligent data center services company operating data centers in multiple markets across the US, announced today that Madison Technology (MTI) has chosen vXchnge as its newest performance-driven data center infrastructure provider as it expands its managed cloud hosting services into Westchester County, New York. Via its Chappaqua, New York facility, vXchnge is delivering MTI a unique solution, including space, power, and connectivity. Based in Manhattan, MTI is a local provider of enterprise-grade Managed Hosting and Full-Lifecycle IT Services, specializing in compliance-based hosting solutions to financial, healthcare and legal industries. As more of MTI’s clients and prospects expressed interest in … Continue reading

Hawaii Pacific Data is now AlohaNAP

Rebrand signals substantial progress in development of ‘meet-me’ point for trans-Pacific communications traffic and strategic mid-Pacific Tier 3+ datacenter campus fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty, LLC (1547), a developer and operator of custom-designed datacenters to tenants of all sizes and Hawaii Pacific Teleport, a leading global satellite communications facility, announced today that they have rebranded their Kapolei, Hawaii joint venture datacenter as The AlohaNAP. Formerly known as Hawaii Pacific Data, the partners believe that the new name and brand better symbolizes the open, welcoming, network-neutral model that they are planning for the facility.  Set to launch in July 2014 and nearly … Continue reading

Grand Opening: ViaWest’s Newest Fault Tolerant Data Center

ViaWest, yesterday, celebrated the grand opening of its newest data center, located in Chaska, Minnesota.   The high-end facility encompasses more than 70,000 square feet of raised floor and will offer customers premium colocation, managed and cloud services and hybrid offerings, with 24×7 on-site engineers and service. The data center is also fully compliant, meeting PCI, SOC, SSAE and HIPAA regulations. As with its other data centers, ViaWest will also pursue the North American Tier IV design certification from the Uptime Institute, which represents the highest rating possible measuring quality and reliability in a data center. VIPs, local businesses and ViaWest … Continue reading

DCD Converged NY Attendees Are Invited to Test Drive a 40-Min Instructor-led DCPRO Course

This year, attendees at DCD Converged New York, happening March 11 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, are invited to test drive the condensed version of an instructor-led DCProfessional (DCPRO) Development course – in just 40 minutes. DCPro Taster Sessions will be hosted by Julius Neudorfer, a Master Instructor for the DCPro Development program. The DCPro suite of CEU-eligible courses is quickly becoming one of the most recognized education frameworks for individuals and corporations. “DCPro is a natural fit for DatacenterDynamics Converged New York,” states Jason Velody, Managing Director of DCPro. “Participants will have the opportunity to experience firsthand how our courses can contribute to their professional development. The topics in … Continue reading

ViaWest to Offer Insight Into Compliance

Navigating the complex compliance requirements in today’s business is confusing, and non-compliance can be costly – with fines in the millions and settlements exceeding a billion dollars. ViaWest will offer a webinar on March 12, from noon to 12:45 p.m. MST (2 to 2:45 p.m. ET), to help navigate these requirements. “Compliance – What You Need to Know,” will be hosted by Jason Carolan, CTO of ViaWest, and Bradley Hart, ViaWest Director of Compliance. They will cover a range of topics, including – - PCI, SSAE 16, and HIPAA regulations and recent changes - Potential solutions - Pro’s and con’s … Continue reading

Peak Expands Its Lucrative Channel Partner Program

Calling all Channel Partners!  Peak just released a slew of enhancements to its Channel Partner Program. Whether you are a looking to hand over referrals for cloud opportunities or develop your own cloud practice, Peak has a program full of enhanced resources, tools and training to ensure you can successfully sell the cloud.  Since Peak is the only cloud provider 100% channel specific, they also don’t ever compete with their partners.  A win – win for all. Peak’s award-winning Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud platform is based on the best the industry has to offer with industry leading partners like VMware and NetApp. … Continue reading

Ready for Service: DE-CIX’s New York City Internet Exchange

Touted as soon-to-be one of the five largest Internet exchanges worldwide, DE-CIX New York Internet Exchange is now open for business.   Known for its world-class peering ecosystems, DE-CIX opened it first U.S. Internet exchange today in NYC.   A unique model for the U.S. marketplace, the DE-CIX New York Exchange is a distributed carrier- and data center-neutral model making its peering hub accessible across multiple carrier hotels, buildings, and data centers throughout the NY and NJ metro regions. The first sites for the NY Exchange include: 60 Hudson Street 111 8th Avenue 32 Avenue of the Americas 325 Hudson Street 165 … Continue reading

DCProfessional Development Brings Two Data Center Courses to San Francisco

dcprof.logo_background_new Cooling and power are two components that every data center requires. These complex issues are constantly evolving, and education is key to keeping up with new developments. DCProfessional Development (DCPro), the esteemed performance division of DatacenterDynamics that provides training courses and certification, announces dates for two upcoming data center development courses in San Francisco that will cover these topics in detail. The first three-day class, Data Center Cooling Professional, will take place Dec. 2 to 4; and the second, Data Center Power Professional, will run from Dec. 9 to 11. These courses are designed for decision-makers who are involved in … Continue reading