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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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TeliaSonera interrupts connection with Real Host

TeliaSonera, a Nordic telecommunications provider, has officially dropped its connections with Latvian-based Real Host. The decision was made after it learned about allegations on the web host company that its hosted sites are distributing botnet software. Among other suspicious activities are stealing credit card data and using an Adobe Flash vulnerability to infect computers of […]

Baronyx is building a wind powered data center

A 28,000 square-foot data center, fully powered by wind, will be built in Stratford, Texas for Baronyx.  It will initially be powered by 150 onshore wind turbines. Each of those turbines are capable of producing between 3.3 to 6 MW of power. 450 additional turbines will be added later in the Gulf of Mexico.

The darker side of the cloud

Earlier this week I wrote that web hosting firms needed to embrace the idea of cloud computing in order to stay competitive, citing the recent announcement of Chrome OS and Google’s general sway over internet trends in general. But what about the downsides of cloud hosting?

Rackspace’s Chicago data center

An announcement has been made by Rackspace Hosting that it has leased a facility in Chicago for a new data center. The size of the rented space is 36,700 square feet and it operates with 5.633 megawatts of critical load. It will go online later this year.

Computing on a cloud; it’s about time

With Google’s recent announcement of their upcoming Chrome operating system, the idea of cloud computing has taken center-stage within the technology industry in general and the hosting industry in particular. Don’t be fooled; cloud computing is not a new idea and many companies, including Google, have long been encouraging users to work remotely via applications […]

GoDaddy goes after VeriSign with cheap Extended Validation certificates

GoDaddy is hoping to increase its market share with a $200 Extended Validation certificate offered by the company. An Extended Validation lets a customer use a single certificate on many servers. VeriSign has so far been the leader of SSL certificate sales.

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