Pacnet, Asia’s telecommunications provider, has announced plans to invest over $300 million in building a data center network consisting of 10 DCs (all based in Asia), over the next three years. Previous reports suggest the company’s investment might go as high as $600 million.
eNom launched Instant Reseller – a new online storefront for company’s resellers, which will allow them to have unlimited access to the company’s marketing tools. Instant Reseller was officially launched at the Parallels Summit 2010 two days ago.
Parallels has introduced a bare-metal hypervisor solution for Apple Xserve systems. This product offers greater performance and hot migration to users, which lets a user migrate a system without going offline. The introduction also presents cloud services providers an opportunity to diversify their product offerings. GoDaddy is among companies that plan to support Parallels’ Server […]
CA is getting into cloud computing game. The company says it will acquire 3Tera, a privately-held company that recently launched Certified Cloud Operator and Certified Cloud Architect programs. 3Tera has over 80 enterprise and service provider customers. The company helps its customers maintain full control of cloud computing environments while provisioning and deploying. Among other […]
So-called “green data centers” are popping up in strategic locations all over the world as hosting companies work towards the business-friendly trinity of improved energy-efficiency, reduced emissions and the ability to market an eco-friendly service to its customers and improved standards and technologies are making it easier than ever for firms of all sizes to […]
Emerson Network Power is now offering a an air- and fluid-side economization solutions for data centers. Its plant uses outside temperature to make water cool. Temperature of wet bulb, supply and return water are some of the aspects that affect the length of economization.
Cloud software provider Parallels has seen major success in the past few years as they outdid their competition with new technologies and innovative software but their latest announcement of a partnership with web hosting and domain giant GoDaddy marks a pinnacle in the company’s growth and allows the latter to offer award-winning software to its […]
The giant of blog hosting WordPress.com has seen an outage Thursday this week that lasted for nearly 2 hours. An unscheduled router change took 10.0 million blogs down when all the mechanisms for failover also broke. The company is working on a plan to make sure a similar issue does not occur in the future.
It’s been almost one year since we examined the virtues and short-comings of top web host 1&1 Internet. With 10 million registered domain names, 9 million customer contracts and 5 data centers in operation, 1&1 is clearly claiming a massive share of the hosting market. What begs for closer inspection is how 1&1 Internet can […]