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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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Archive for Wednesday, July 29, 2009

49 House of Representatives websites defaced

49 House of Representatives websites were hacked after United States President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Wednesday night, in a similar attacks back in August 2009 on 18 House. It is still unknown where the attack came from or what political motivations does the attacker have. The websites are managed by GovTrends, based […]

TWIH: Debut of CloudLinux OS; GoDaddy Super Bowl ads sneak peak

News stories from the web hosting industry ranged this week from technical to just plain fun; here are two of the most eye-catching pieces seen and heard over the past seven days.

Disney World’s special exhibit: data center from IBM

A new energy-efficient data center from IBM is on display at Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park. Part of the company’s SmarterPlanet exhibit, this campaign involving Salable Modular DC is meant to provider a greater understanding of how technology affect people’s lives.

GoDaddy returns to Super Bowl with customary edgy ads

It is almost customary that every year we see domain registrar GoDaddy.com take part in the Super Bowl commercial run. This year is no exception. There will be at least two ads featuring Danica Patrick, company’s long time spokesperson. The ads are already available on company website.

Oracle finalizes Sun Microsystems purchase

Oracle has completed the $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems. As a result of this deal, close to 2,000 people will be laid off (out of approximately 28,000 working around the world). Most experts believe the deal will provide Oracle with an edge in the information systems market.

WebhostingDay 2010: dates, location, speakers

The first of many web hosting conferences to be held in 2010, dubbed WebhostingDay 2010, has officially opened visitor registration via its web site, opening doors to the general public that lead to presentations and exhibits from companies ranging from industry innovators like Parallels to hardware manufacturers such as Intel. The event is planned to […]

D-Link names new company president

D-Link has announced that Nick Tidd, former vice president of sales for D-Link Pan America and VP of marketing for D-Link North America, has become the company’s new president. Nick Tidd has been recently named a “Top 25 Channel Maverick” by ChannelWeb.

Tieto’s $25M Finland data center

Tieto is building a new data center in Espoo, Finland. If the demand for space remains strong, the projected 3,280 square feet facility at the start will be expanded with an additional 1,140 square feet at a later time. Tieto’s investment into this project is approximately $25.5 million.

Payback for rewarding censorship?

Two of the world’s top domain name registrars were in the news this week for breaches in security. Register.com and Network Solutions both share the shameful position of being compromised. For Register.com, the lack of maintaining a secured DNS for major Chinese search engine Baidu created an unfortunate set of circumstances. As for dual registrar […]

List of web hosting companies helping Haiti

January 12, 2010 was the day that impacted and changed an entire country. Over 111,000 deaths have been recorded at this time. Latest estimates confirm that nearly 200,000 men, women, and children have died or will die as a direct result of the 7.0 earthquake that occurred that fateful day in Haiti. As of this […]

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