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Chillers and fuel cells: the greening of the hosting industry continues
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
By Chris Redman
WebhostingDay 2010: dates, location, speakers
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
By Chris Redman
Web hosting socially and in the cloud in 2010
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
By Renee Hendricks
One man’s data loss is another man’s lesson
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
By Chris Redman
Questions you didn’t know you can ask potential web hosting providers
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
By Artashes Toumanov

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Tango with Hostway

With the re-entry into the reseller market Hostway has announced “Tango” – a program designed to provide resellers with an all-inclusive reseller platform. Tango is targeted to web design firms, dedicated hosting resellers, and small internet service providers.

Microsoft offers web hosting and free domains

Now available, web hosting from the company we all love to hate: Microsoft. Microsoft Office Live Small Business is offering a year of free top level domain registration along with web hosting. When’s the last time Microsoft ever offered anything for free? It’s a miracle! Or is it?

Kapersky Lab’s domain attacked

The domain has been hacked but security solutions provider Kaspersky Lab confirmed that no sensitive sensitive data was compromised. The support section of the site was hacked by several attackers with IP addresses from Romanian ISPs. The attackers notified the company of an executed SQL injection through public email boxes and gave a one […]

NetHosted launches VPS hosting

NetHosted is now offering unmanaged or managed VPS products and services, which narrows the gap between the reseller and dedicated server offerings from the company. The VPS line includes WebHost Manager and cPanel. UK2 Group launched a beta trial of VPS.NET earlier this month.

UptimeHost’s clustered cloud will be powered by LiteSpeed

Toronto-based web hosting services provider UptimeHost announced that it has chosen LiteSpeed Technologies‘ Web Server as the platform for its “Clustered Cloud”, which out performed the Apache web server.

Open-Xchange offers collaboration suite free of charge

Open-Xchange’s webmail, calendar, and contact infrastructure is now available for free to qualifying partners, who will offer OX’s advanced services to their customers. Open-Xchange hopes that this decision will open itself up to up-selling opportunities, against alternative collaboration platforms such as Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint.

Google will turn a paper mill into a data center

Google is in the process of purchasing a paper mill and turning it into a data center in Summa, Hamina, Finland. This is the company’s first announced data center since the recession began. The sale is expected to be complete by the first quarter of this year.

New data center for BAIS

Bay Area Internet Solutions is building an 83,000 square foot facility in Santa Clara (will be able to house more than 2,000 racks). It is built with environmentally friendly technologies and equipment, and designed to minimize pollution and power consumption.

Is The Planet in peril?

2008 was a difficult year for The Planet. Founded in 1998, the world’s largest privately held dedicated web host, The Planet, faced mammoth challenges last year. An electrical fire in late May 2008 swept through their Houston data center, knocking out 9000 servers, impacting 7500 customers and 700,000 websites for at least two days. In […]

AtMail updates webmail platform

AtMail has launched a new version of its open-source webmail platform AtMail Open – Version 1.03. The new version supports lightweight webmail client powered by an AJAX interface. The interface is capable of extremely quick, stable and intuitive experience. It also has video mail capabilities which other similar open-source softwares do not have.

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