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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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Judge shuts down anti-visa propaganda websites

A New Jersey judge has ordered domain registrar and hosting provider GoDaddy.com to shut down three websites hosted by the company: itgrunt.com, guestworkerfraud.com, and endh1b.com. The sites opposed the government run H-1B work visa, which allows foreign nationals to come and work in the United States.

Web hosting socially and in the cloud in 2010

Making predictions for web hosting in the coming year is a bit like playing Pin the Tail on the Donkey – odds are if you do it enough, you will hit on something that will pertain to the masses. The two most often mentioned trends for 2010 are cloud computing and social media integration.

Cisco saves $120,000 in energy costs

By applying a Virtual Facility simulation method, Cisco has reportedly saved more than $100,000 on its energy bill in its San Jose Campus in 2009. The total bill of the company in its San Jose offices is $1.4 million, $660,000 of which represent the cooling energy cost.

InetServices adds new Dell PowerVaults to their line

InetServices web hosting provider has added Dell PowerVault MD3000 and MD3000i modular disk storage array to their offering. Some of its customers sought these new models for more storage. The company has previously offered the MD1000 model for more than two years.

Gogax releases new customer portal

Gogax unveiled its new customer portal, in which it has improved on account management functions, detailed bandwidth reports, and operating system reloads. Before the official launch, customers tested the new portal to weed out bugs and test functionality. The new technology is offered at no cost with all regular server products.

Shoppers seek out green energy retailers

According to a recent study by web hosting provider 1&1 (UK branch), online shoppers look for retailers that use green energy and services. One in four out of 1,500 surveyed consumers expect that the stores where they will buy their products use eco-friendly services across their procedures. Also, 37 percent of Britons expect that online […]

Comcast settles lawsuit, pays $16M

Comcast, an internet and VoIP services provider has payed approximately $16 million to settle the dispute of traffic shaping methods. The company promised specific speeds and unlimited Internet access. Due to a bot, it impaired the use of some P2P file-sharing traffic. The company decided to settle the legal case that could otherwise prove to […]

Telehouse America adds new colocation space

Telehouse America has reserved two New York locations for additional power and colocation space. The space and power are important to those seeking New York International Internet Exchange access. The locations of the two carrier hotels are 25 Broadway, New York, and 7 Teleport, Staten Island. Both sites have interconnectivity to other New York Metro […]

SmarterStats version 5.x released

Version 5.x of SmarterStats, a web analytics software, has been released by SmarterTools. The latest version provides tools for businesses to enhance their SEO strategy as well as attract new visitors to their websites. The application is available through authorized resellers only.

Wind turbines power Illinois data center

Other World Computing has become the first data center to be powered entirely using on-site wind turbines. The company started to use a wind turbine that measures 131-foot tall in October. The chief executive officer of the company said the decision is based on conservational benefits and future cost of energy.

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