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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
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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
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Questions you didn’t know you can ask potential web hosting providers
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
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ICANN approves internationalized domain names

Domain names with non-Latin characters from start to finish will be available soon. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved the new Internationalized Domain Name Fast Track Process. Generic top-level domains will eventually be expanded to include almost any word. The Fast Track Process will begin on November 16.

H4Y Technologies acquires iWebFusion Technologies

H4Y Technologies, a web hosting and an ISP company, has acquired iWebFusion Technologies, a web host based in Oregon. iWebFusion will keep its own brand and there will be no changes to the billing, staff or structure of the company. Customer services will not be interrupted since no equipment will be moved.

Leaked Google Chrome OS turns fake

When a credible website Gizmodo hysterically broke the news about the leaked version of Google’s upcoming Chrome operating system, the other media jumped on the opportunity to back the fact. At a later time the version has been confirmed as a fake. The page about Chrome OS was hosted at a google.com domain name, but […]

Adobe buys Omniture

Adobe Systems Incorporated has bought a web analytics firm Omniture. The core product of Omniture is Omniture Online Marketing Suite which is used for optimizing ad spend and conversion. Omniture is in direct competition with Coremetrics, but has five times more customers. Experts estimate Adobe’s latest acquisition would enable the business to grow at a […]

Is counting on Google a wise move?

Google, the search engine giant, spends a lot of time touting its Google Apps services, which include numerous applications for businesses. This, despite the fact that the service has suffered considerable downtime. When the company should be concentrating on making the service reliable, it continues to seek new clients, many of whom may not realize […]

Geocities has now been officially closed

Yahoo‘s Geocities web hosting service has finally been shut down by the company. The decision didn’t come as a shock, as Yahoo management announced the plan back in April this year. The Geocities branch has not been performing to company’s satisfaction. Yahoo has been under a lot of pressure and the company directors have been […]

InetServices launches cloud computing services

InetServices has launched its own cloud solution, which is essentially a cloud computing infrastructure with high performance and high reliability (according to the company). Both Windows and Linux operating systems are supported by the hybrid dedicated server/cloud hosting solution and either Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization or VMWare ESX technology can be chosen by its Cloud Virtual […]

WiredRE to teach Facebook on reliability and infrastructure cost-management

Wired Real Estate Group will host a series of seminars with colocation, cloud, and data center executives who will share their insights for achieving reliable and cost-manageable infrastructure. Among participating companies are such names as CBS Interactive, MySpace, and Facebook. WiredRE provides free global colocation and data center listing service.

SuperbInternet.com makes server leasing an option

If you want to own a server, rather than essentially renting one, then Superb Internet, one of the pioneering web hosting and domain registrar companies, might have something you’ll be interested in.

1&1 chooses Nimsoft for server monitoring

Web hosting company 1&1 Internet has picked Nimsoft monitoring solution for thousands of its servers. 1&1 has approximately 8 million customers and 10 millions managed domains. 1&1 hopes that this deal would reduce administrative time and expense and also increase the availability and performance of its services.

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