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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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IBM opens a cloud laboratory, plans to launch new cloud computing DC

A new cloud lab has been opened by IBM in Hong Kong, the first cloud laboratory in the country. The company has also announced a new data center to be built in Auckland, New Zealand, which is expected to open next year to support a cloud computing infrastructure.

Swishmail and Verio – most reliable sites in November

Swishmail and Verio topped the list of most reliable web hosting sites for the month of November. Swishmail’s features include email hosting and share calendars. Verio also provides SaaS applications aside from its web hosting service. The test was conducted by Netcraft and it is based on the response times of the sites of 50 […]

Google DNS: gathering speed or gathering information?

Google Wave, Google Chrome, and as of December 3, 2009, the web surfing crowd now has access to Google Public DNS. The search engine company has put the latest product out as part of an overall effort to make the web faster.

SKGoldHosting buys renewable energy credits

Canadian web hosting provider SkGold Hosting has purchased renewable energy credits as part of its new green strategy to reduce using fossil fuels. Annually data centers consume more energy than most countries, according to the company’s estimates.

Slamdot opens first web hosting retail store

Slamdot, a Knoxville-based web development and web hosting company has unveiled a first-of-its-kind retail store selling professional web site packages. Opened yesterday, December 4, 2009, the company’s store is located at 108 South Gay Street in Knoxville, Tennesse. Apart from offering in-store training, customers can also receive technical support.

Codero – another 100% green hosting provider

One of the biggest growing trends with web hosting providers these days is to become “green”.   It is constantly seen within front web pages of many providers – “100% green” or even “300% green”.  While this sounds great on the surface (and in the case of 300%, a bit odd), the reality is these […]

IBM adds partnerships to increase DC energy efficiency

IBM has made the announcement at Gartner’s 28th Annual Data Center Conference that it has extended and added new partnerships for increasing energy efficiency, which will in return provide their clients with more flexible options in optimizing the cost of data centers. Anixter, CommScope, Eaton Corporation, and Vette Corp are some of the companies that […]

OnlineTech closes Ann Arbor data center

Managed data center operator Online Tech is shutting down its oldest, smallest, and least efficient data center – the Ann Arbor data center. One of the reasons is that the DC no longer meets the company’s high-end infrastructure standards. All current clients will be moved to a more environmentally friendly data center.

ICANN terminates three domain registrars

In a move to keep internet free of companies who neglect responsibilities, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has cut off Hosting365, OOO, and R.B. Data Net LTD for failing to pay their accreditation fees. Hosting365 owes ICANN $28,089.20, OOO owes $7,914.56 while R.B. Data Net has to cover $34,952.84 in outstanding debt.

Horizon Data Center lands $7.5 million in funding

$7.5 million in institutional funding has been secured by Horizon Data Center Solutions to finance the addition of new facilities and expand its managed IT services which includes its platform for private cloud computing.

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