Facebook joins energy efficient data center movement; CenturyLink prepares to target new business customers

Wireline news from across the Web:

> Social networking site Facebook unveiled its Open Compute Project, a new initiative centered on how to create energy-efficient data centers. Article

> CFN Services, a provider of managed high frequency trading (HFT) enablement services, has joined Telx's Financial Business exchange. Release

> NTT Communications has expanded its use of Red Hat's Enterprise Virtualization and Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the foundation for its cloud computing and hosting service offering, Biz Hosting Basic. Release

> A new study commissioned by Stratecast and MATRIXX Software revealed that service providers lose up to $20 million monthly due when policy and billing systems are not integrated properly. Article

> BT spoke about how the pharmaceutical research community can benefit from cloud computing during the recent Bio-IT World Conference & Expo held this week in Boston. Release

And finally ... CenturyLink talks about how its merger with Qwest will make it an even bigger competitive threat in the business services market. Article