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Tuesday, February 23, 2010
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Global Green top 100 list

The Uptime Institute has named the top 100 corporations for their green efforts. The list highlights significant energy efficiency achievements of data centers. The official naming will take place during the Green Enterprise IT Awards ceremony which will be held on April 15.

InfoCaster Online launched by Harris Corporation

A new web-based tool has been announced by Harris Corporation. The tool (InfoCaster Online) creates, schedules, and distributes programming over a network. It is designed for digital signage networks and lets multiple users remotely update content online. The users can only see other people assigned to them and regions where they have permissions to modify […]

Tata’s London data center

New details have been released by Tata Communications on their London Data Center. The India-based company notes that it is equipped with advanced cooling, power, and redundancy. In times when many firms are moving their IT services away from London, Tata says their 21,400 square foot center will go online in the second quarter of […]

Sedo acquires RevenueDirect

Domain marketplace Sedo has acquired a domain parking service RevenueDirect, previously owned by Dotster. This acquisition increases Sedo’s North American market share of domain services due to RevenueDirect’s large inventory and registrar presence. In exchange, RevenueDirect customers will be able to use Sedo’s monetization features.

To outsource or not to outsource

In these challenging times for our world economy, some web hosts are choosing to honor their customers and some are choosing to honor their bottom line. A great example of this is the comparison of Fasthosts to Webfusion. Both of these UK-based web hosts are geared toward the economically-minded small business owner. They both offer […]

Intel’s $7 billion server renovation

A new $7 billion initiative to optimize its Nehalem server line has been announced by Intel. The company hopes to revamp a cloud computing motherboard that consumes only 85 watts in idle mode, which could save up to $8 billion in three years if deployed on 50,000 servers.

Teraco’s new data center in South Africa

Teraco has opened a data center in Cape Town, South Africa. It is the first vendor neutral data center in Cape Town and it also the first of its kind in the country. In the past, outsourced data center facilities in South Africa have been supplied by large IT outsourcing companies and ISPs.

1&1 climbing to the top?

According to hosting industry researcher, WebHosting.Info, 1&1 is now the 4th largest web host in the U.S. It has shoved Yahoo! out of the way as the more prolific web host of the two. In my estimation, it’s not a big feat to overtake Yahoo! as a web host. Yahoo! regularly practices bait and switch, […]

GoDaddy expands facility, rewards employees

Domain registrar Go Daddy has expanded their Science & Technology complex at Scottsdale Airpark by 21,000 square foot. The company rewarded top employees with cash prizes and one-year mortgage payments in their “expansion party” which was attended by local government officials and Candice Michelle (the GoDaddy Girl) who signed autographs at the event.

Phishing attacks on eBay continue

A new wave of phishing attacks, which initiated on February 10, target eBay members’ websites. The attack steal credentials from victims using a fake login. As of today, the fake eBay login forms can still be accessed on affected wildcard domains. The attack takes advantage of a cross-site scripting vulnerability on sites that use a […]