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Is it Catching? Dave's getting sick. I know I can get a virus through email. Should I be worried about catching something from his blog? (Gesundheit!)
Posted Friday, November 30, 2001 9:48:55 AM   

Done Deal. British telecommunications firm Cable & Wireless has agreed to purchase the assets of bankrupt Santa Clara, CA-based web-hosting firm Exodus Communications in a deal worth approximately $850 million. According to a filing with the London Stock Exchange, Cable and Wireless is picking up 26 of Exodus's 44 web-hosting centres. Four other centres not yet in use are also included. Of these, 26 centres are in the US, two are in London and one each in Frankfurt and Tokyo. In total this makes up four million square feet. [Sources: Dotcom Scoop and Silicon.com] So what happens to the remaining data centers and the customers whose sites are hosted there?
Posted Friday, November 30, 2001 9:02:54 AM   

Enron: A Bandwidth Bloodbath. Joanna Glasner writes, "with bandwidth prices at a fraction of their former highs, and Enron's energy and other trading business in near-ruins, bandwidth traders have lost their optimistic fervor." Seth Libby, an analyst at Yankee Group, says that on average prices for bandwidth have declined between 30 and 50 percent in the last 18 months. [Source: Wired News]
Posted Friday, November 30, 2001 8:54:18 AM   

It Looks Like C&W. Cable & Wireless is in "advanced talks" to purchase the assets of bankrupt Santa Clara, CA-based web-hosting firm Exodus Communications. [Source: Dotcom Scoop]
Posted Friday, November 30, 2001 12:10:16 AM   



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