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Google to push Google Apps through resellers

Google made an announcement yesterday that it now offers a reseller program designed to push office tool suite called Google Apps. The program will begin in March and it will allow resellers to offer the Premier Edition of the suite to their customers. The cost of the package is set at $50 per year.

HostGator offers toll free numbers to businesses for free?

HostGator, the oft-embattled but ever popular web host, has unveiled a new service that provides toll free numbers to business clients. This service is offered at no additional charge with its flagship business shared hosting plan. HostGator offers this plan at $12.95 per month, and it has many unlimited features, including bandwidth, disk space, domains, […]

WebhostingBuzz improves reseller plans, decreases prices

Following a group of other companies, US web host WebHostingBuzz has revised all of their reseller plans. They have expanded on plan quotas and features, as well as decreased the plan prices. Among newly added features are live chat and telephone support. cPanel is now also included with the new reseller plans.

IFL’s new power tool to save energy and costs

IFL has launched a tool called ISIS which is designed to provide clients with information about colocation space environment. The data is similar to what the operations center staff at IFL sees. The data can be viewed in simple text data and graphical formats. The company says one of the purposes of the tool is […]

BuffNet shuts down its services

Internet service and hosting provider BuffNET has shut down, with less than a day’s notice offered to their customers. Customers were thanked and notified on the 8th of this month and given just few more days before their servers were to be disconnected. The company could not be contacted for interview about their decision.

New data breach law will require contact with the Secret Service

A data breach law has been introduced four days ago by Senator Dianne Feinstein. The Bill S.139 notes that the United States Secret Service must be contacted if over 10,000 individuals’ records are breached in an isolated incident. There were 656 breached cases in 2008 which is a 47% increase compared to 2007.

i/o Data Centers to launch new elite DC in Phoenix

i/o Data Center is launching a new data center in Phoenix. The leased property is 530,000 square foot and will open for business in June. According to i/o Data Centers, its new DC “Phoenix ONE” in Scottsdale, Arizona will be one of the elite data centers commercially available. The project is fully funded after the […]

iomart achieves ISO certification at the double

iomart hosting has been certified for ISO9001:2008 Quality Management Systems and ISO 27001:2005 Information Security Management Systems. ISO9001 is a standard for providing assurance that the company has met quality requirements and enhanced customer relationships. ISO27001 is a standard for companies which shows that they can manage and secure sensitive corporate data and information. Few […]

FireHost’s hacker-protection plan puts company to test

Starting in December 2008, Dallas-based web host FireHost began offering hacker protection. According to the company’s president, Chris Drake, there was a definite need to create a stronger defense system. On FireHost’s blog, it points to a video by security vendor, Sophos, who also claims that 16,000 new websites get attacked each day. With those […]

Lumison data center houses NetBenefit

Internet service provider Lumison has announced partnership with a UK managed hosting company NetBenefit. Under new agreement, NetBenefit will use Lumison data center in Croydon, South London. NetBenefit’s hosting platforms rely on high power densities that require efficient airflow, and Lumison’s Croydon facility provides the effective cooling and the power draw that NetBenefit depends on.

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