In the words of Gary Kendall, CEO of Limestone Networks, their new hosting facility downtown Dallas is the most secure data center in commercial use. It is located in the recently renovated DataBank building, which also houses the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Limestone facility features all-fiber connectivity, multiple connections to the power grid, redundant power and cooling systems, and multiple security layers.
Can today’s web hosting news sites be more dull? “Network upgrades at Layered Technologies” – how exciting! “Fasthosts unveils new unlimited reseller plans” – you don’t say! Source after source with nothing but syndicated press releases. Bo-ring… Time to shake things up!
The time has come when I can finally sit back and relax a little. If you knew the level of pain and emotional distress that I have been through for the past ten months creating this blog, you’d understand me better. Broken promises, missed deadlines, lost investments – all turned out to be just a part […]
SingleHop is the first dedicated hosting provider to introduce the Intel Dual-Core Atom server. The server is faster than a Pentium-4 and due to its Hyperthreading processor, it also uses 75% less power. Priced at $99/month, it could prove to be a popular buy among those looking for an entry-level dedicated hosting environment.
No economic slowdown for the hosting industry. Tier 1 Research estimated the worldwide hosting market to be $12.3 billion in 2007. The company also projected the industry, which grows at 26 percent per year, to reach $24.4 billion in 2010.
Cloud storage provider FlexiScale went through an 18-hour downtime this week. Network failure, caused by “near simultaneous switch failure in the switches that connect the storage to the processing nodes” (source: The Register), left some customers wonder whether cloud computing’s ongoing troubles are living up to its puffed up expectations. According to reports, in a separate incident FlexiScale went offline for several days […]