Latest Alpheidae Stories

2012-04-02 10:00:35

As any comic book lover knows, when superheroes band together the bad guys fall harder. The strength that comes in numbers is greater than the sum of its parts. The same holds true, researchers have recently learned, when different species of crabs (genus Trapezia) and snapping shrimp (Alepheus lottini) in the central Pacific band together to defend their coral homes from hungry seastars. In these frequent conflicts "one-plus-one doesn't always equal two, sometime it is more," explains...

2008-09-19 15:00:16

Alpheus Communications, L.P., an operator of fiber optic networks and data centers across Texas, announced today that it had no core network outages during Hurricane Ike and its aftermath. The company followed pre-determined hurricane protocols to roll its Network Operating Center to the company's back up facility in Austin, add extra fuel supply to its Houston back-up generator farms, and otherwise harden the network to ensure continuity in communications networks and full uptime for...

2008-09-19 09:00:20

By KRISTEN GELINEAU By Kristen Gelineau | The Associated Press Marine scientists have discovered hundreds of new animal species on reefs in Australian waters, including brilliant soft corals and tiny crustaceans, according to findings released Thursday. // The creatures were found during expeditions run by the Australian chapter of CReefs, a global census of coral reefs that is one of several projects of the Census of Marine Life, an international effort to catalog all life in the...

2008-07-29 18:00:20

Alpheus Communications, operator of a network of enterprise data centers and an extensive fiber optic network, announced today that it is opening a new data center in Houston. The new raised floor facility will serve enterprise colocation customers and will include high-density power and hot air containment systems. "This Houston facility completes the initial phase of our planned 'network of Texas data centers', complementing similar data centers in Austin and Dallas, all of which are...

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