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Comwired to launch advanced DNS services under new domain

The acquisition of a premium domain name has one web services provider looking to extend its offerings in a big way, helping to pave the way for more user-friendly technical offerings in the world of often confusing but always necessary domain name services (DNS).

HP delivers innovative all-inclusive networking solutions

Hewlett-Packard, always at the forefront of technology solutions manufacturing, has announced its latest comprehensive edge-to-core networking portfolio, aiming to provide networks with higher speeds and lower energy costs through its own ProCurve technology combined with technology recently acquired from 3Com.

IBM to provide hosting for Hilton Worldwide

Leading technology and IT services provider IBM has secured a major deal with Hilton Worldwide that will see it deploy and manage the hospitality giant’s vision of the technological future of it’s offerings.

Fuscan: cloud automation made easier than ever

The ever-growing cloud hosting industry has seen many hundreds of new entrants vying for customer’s dollars over the past few years, increasing competition and forcing new startups to be sure that they are offering their customers something unique, useful and outside of the box.

Automattic introduces VaultPress for WordPress backup

The founders of the incredibly popular WordPress platform have introduced a revolutionary service that will allow users of the open-source software the ability to easily backup their data via a secure service dubbed VaultPress. Currently available as a private beta for testing, VaultPress is built on the Automattic grid, the same that powers WordPress.com and […]

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  • Cybersecurity provider Avast just issued a warning about an increasing number of attacks on these content management systems whereby cybercriminals have injected a fake script on millions of websites. In fact, they’re saying that they have seen 4.5 million user attacks since last November. Please check with your provider to ensure that your sites are safe. #
  • Recently, a judge's ruling that directed Apple to work with the FBI to unlock a cell phone used by a terrorist in California brought national attention to the debate about government overreach. Even though the FBI withdrew its demand, did this set a precedence or will the war continue? And will this flow over to web hosting providers? Think back to Prism. #
  • A managed hosting provider Peer 1 has introduced a line of products featuring Microsoft Hosted Exchange, targeting SMBs. With latency improvement and the company's emails are stored within the EU, the starting cost is set at £7.50 per mailbox per month. McAfee SaaS Email Protection is also included in the service. #
  • DediPower has opened its third data center in the United Kingdom. The Tier 3 DC  can store 200 additional racks and it will meet the requirements of company's growing hosting business. Earlier this year, the company added managed private cloud solutions to its line of offerings. The new facility is located at Reading while the other two operate in Berkshire. #
  • Savvis is adding global financial data centers in Brazil, Mumbai, and Sydney. The decision is based on the company's customer base which gets access to low latency market data and other related statistics out of these data centers. #
  • KickStart, a program designed to maintain high quality customer service, has been launched by ServInt. After signing up for a ServInt account, new customers can categorized themselves as people who need help, after which they are contacted by the company's services team to discuss their needs. The company says it took them two months to develop and introduce the program. #
  • Ehningen, Germany is opening doors to a new facility by IBM. A Cloud Computing Competence Center will reach local and international clients, as well as a wide range of business partners. IBM's first European Cloud Computing Center was opened two years ago in Dublin, with other locations in Seoul, Johannesburg, and Beijing. #
  • Company seeking to reach WordPress userbase SiteGround has introduced a free new "Universe" WordPress theme, which has advanced functionality and works with popular WordPress plugins and WordPress 3.0 installation. CSS3 and jQuery features such as image enlargement option are also included. #
  • Managed hosting provider Savvis has secured a $550 million term loan and a $75 million revolving credit facility to spend in outstanding securities and a repayment of its revolving credit loan. The arrangements are led by Bank of America-Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanly Senior Funding. #
  • GoDaddy launched their new customer care facility located in Hiawatha, Iowa. It will accommodate 500 employees and the company is looking to fill at least 60 positions as soon as possible. Up to 150 more people will be hired over the next year. The company's revenue was increased 22% last year. The Iowa Lt. Governor was in attendance for the opening ceremony. #
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