Superstorm Sandy wreaks havoc on internet infrastructure

Data center sites and colocation centers in and around New York City are struggling to stay online with varying degrees of success. And there are reports of intermittent issues with undersea cables crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

Why data centers have a big impact on the economy

Data Centers have come under attack as terminally wasteful and “dirty” enterprises that offer little in the way of jobs. Joe Weinman, senior VP at Telx, disputes that, and says in fact they indirectly employee countless thousands across many industries.

Telx ups data center ante with new N.J. facility

Data center operator Telx will break ground soon on a 215,000-square-foot data center next to an existing facility in Clifton, N.J. The network-rich Clifton Cloud Connection Center will target customers that want to build hybrid cloud computing solutions.

Another Tech IPO: Meru Is Going Public

The demand for technology IPOs is making a slow and steady comeback. First MaxLiner, then broadband gear maker Calix Networks and now wireless LAN maker Meru Networks — Silicon Valley can perhaps afford to feel optimistic about the chances of other startups looking to go public.

Calix, Broadband Gear Maker, Goes Public

Calix Networks, a Petaluma, Calif.-based broadband gear maker, sold 6.33 million shares at $13 each to raise $82 million from the public markets. One of the rare telecom IPOs, it could help boost the fortunes of other IPO candidates like Force 10 and Telx.