CenturyLink to buy Savvis for $2.5B

CenturyLink has agreed to buy hosting company Savvis for about US$2.5 billion in cash and shares, the companies announced Wednesday. The merger will allow CenturyLink to offer Savvis' managed hosting services to existing

Published on: April 27th, 2011 Peter Sayer

Peer 1, Microsoft partner on new e-mail service

Infrastructure provider Peer 1 Hosting has begun to offer, in tandem with Microsoft Corp., a business-grade e-mail service hosted and managed by the Vancouver-based company.The main driver behind the new service is for Peer

Published on: July 20th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Savvis CEO suggests more Toronto investment

Savvis Inc. wants to be a “major force” in the Canadian data centre hosting market and will continue to invest in the Greater Toronto Area. The pledge was made by Savvis CEO Jim Ousley just

Published on: June 18th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

Q9 dishes out $125M for another T.O. data centre

Toronto’s data centre hosting market continued to heat up on Tuesday as Q9 Networks Inc. announced it will spend $125 million to build out a sixth facility in the Greater Toronto Area. The hosting provider

Published on: June 15th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

Toronto-based Fusepoint sells for US $124.5M

Savvis Inc. is dishing out US $124.5 million in cash to purchase Toronto-based data centre hosting provider Fusepoint Inc. With the acquisition, the St. Louis-based cloud hosting provider will take over Fusepoint’s data centre facilities

Published on: June 2nd, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo