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Archive for Wednesday, July 29, 2009

InetServices launches dedicated site for cloud products lineup

InetServices launched a new website for their cloud computing solutions, making the understanding and choosing process more efficient for their customers. The company kicked off with three types of cloud infrastructure products: virtual machine hosting (with a starting cost of $99/mo), virtual private data centers and virtual storage.

Netfirms offers SSL certificates

Netfirms customers are now able to purchase SSL certificates. For as low as $20 per year, the company will automatically apply the certificate on a customer’s site after he or she fill out a form related to his or her domain name. The purchasing process is easily arranged through user control panel.

Internet Ireland gets a new owner

Internet Ireland has been sold by Independent News & Media to Digiweb. Internet Ireland is a company with a 15-year history, providing hosting and telecom solutions, such as managed email solutions and colocation. The staff of the acquired company is said to relocate to Digiweb’s offices in Dublin and its current customers can now access […]

VMware buys Zimbra

Zimbra was acquired by VMware from Yahoo! in a deal that is expected to close as early as April. The search engine purchased Zimbra in 2007 for $350 million. However, the financial terms of VMware’s acquisition were not disclosed. Zimbra, which saw an overall growth of 86 percent last year, has more than 55 million […]

Pronet Hosting buys CoolHandle

Pronethosting.net has completed the purchase of CoolHandle.com web hosting company, previously owned by Moniker, for the undisclosed amount. The deal positions Pronethosting.net expansion into the value-priced hosting industry. It will also be able to provide reseller, dedicated, and shared hosting to more than 100,000 domains.

EMC buys Archer Technologies

Recovery solutions provider EMC has announced its plan to acquire Archer Technologies. The terms of the sale were not immediately available, but the deal is expected to be complete by April 2010. Archer’s 138 employees will be integrated into EMC’s technology of RSA Security.

Peak10 adds second DC near Atlanta

A second 10,000-square-feet data center has been added by Peak 10. Located in Norcross, Georgia, the cost of the expansion is estimated between $5 to 10 million. The company’s existing DC is roughly 60 to 70% full, so the delivered new space comes in time to accommodate the growing demand of its IT services.

GoDaddy builds new customer service center, hires 60 people

Domain registrar GoDaddy.com is expecting to open its new customer care center it is currently building in Iowa. The company plans to hire approximately 60 people (locally) in order to support the new customer service office.

.CN domain registrations suspended

China’s Internet Affairs organization CNNIC has suspended overseas registrars from registering a .cn domain name. The decision was based on often usage of such domains in pornography and illegal activities. Many networks outside China started to prevent emails from going to its destinations if they contain a link to a .cn domain.

Mozilla adds new data center in Phoenix

An open-source software development company Mozilla has added its second data center location in Phoenix. The new facility will house approximately eighty servers and six racks. The new location was launched to support Mozilla’s DC in San Jose, CA. The company also has satellite locations in Beijing and Amsterdam.

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