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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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Switch and Data acquired by Equinix

Equinix has acquired its rival Switch and Data. The deal, which involves both cash and stock, will strengthen Equinix position in the data center services market. As a result of this acquisition, Equinix added a million gross square feet of data center capacity to the total global footprint of the company. The expected closing date […]

Voltaire releases Vantage 8500 high-density switch

Voltaire has recently released a high-density Layer 2 core switch Vantage 8500, which it plans to distribute partly through IBM. Since 2004, IBM has been selling switches from Voltaire, Juniper and Brocade Ethernet.

Microsoft releases details on SharePoint Server 2010

New details have been released by Microsoft about its SharePoint Server 2010 software. It will feature an improved developer platform and enhanced website capabilities. On-premises and cloud solutions are also included in the software. Scheduled to be available in the first half of next year, Microsoft has showcased the software at its SharePoint Conference in […]

Fortress International Group lands six new contracts

Fortress International Group has been awarded six new contracts with total value of approximately $39.4 million. This deal brings the company’s total new business won to $46.5 million since the end of the second quarter. Four of the contracts are design and construction projects while the other two are facility management.

Synetrix-Node3 partnership

Applications and managed services provider Synetrix has partnered with Node4, a data center operator in UK. It initially provided Synetrix with colocation space in two halls at the Derby, UK DC2 data center. Node4’s third data center called DC3 will be opened soon. It also provides Synetrix with office room facilities.

NBA’s Bosh wins domain battle

Chris Bosh, a National Basketball Association player, has won a custody of nearly 800 domain names. This is due to the Federal Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act. The domain names was registered by, a company that uses the names of athletes and entertainers to generate income.

MySpace makes their servers green

MySpace has recently installed Fusion-io flash memory cached servers at its data center in order to reduce costs and carbon footprint. It previously had multiple racks of 2U rackmount servers. With server changes, the racks are now smaller and they can hold 1U servers.

Mouzz Interactive domain registrar accreditation at risk

ICANN has warned Mouzz Interactive to pay its overdue domain registrar accreditation fees or lose its license. Mouzz Interactive owes $21, 175.01 in accreditation fees to ICANN and the organization placed October 20 as the last due date. Should the company not meet the deadline, it will be unable to renew its Registrar Accreditation Agreement. […]

CGI Federal wins two high-profile government contracts

IT services firm CGI Federal has won two high-profile contracts. The first is with the US General Services Administration that is worth $32 million and lasts for 5 years (it will host the data from the financial system of the GSA). The second is a 30-year long contract with the US Environmental Protection agency for […]

This week in hosting

A successful “phishing” trip dominated this week’s headlines with an upcoming hosting industry event and the cleaning up of a mess involving domain names coming a close second and third. Here is an overview of this week in the hosting and web service industries.

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