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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
By Artashes Toumanov

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Archive for Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Answers.com turns to C7 Data Centers for colocation

“In addition to being located in a disaster-free zone, they provide secure, enterprise-level facilities, a range of cost-effective services including local technical and admin support and importantly, the geographic load balancing we require for our organization. We were impressed at how C7 demonstrated great flexibility in accommodating our high growth needs. C7 has built an […]

Dell buys Exanet for $12M

Bankrupt data storage company Exanet will be acquired by Dell. The company went into receivership last month and acquisition rumor started at that time. The headquarters of Exanet is located in Israel and this deal will provide Dell its first R&D center in that location. The company also has offices in Europe and Japan.

Yahoo’s web hosting division goes unsold

Reuters news agency reports that search engine company Yahoo! has pulled the plug on the sale of its Small Business division that offers domain registration and web hosting services. The report points at high asking price as the reason for company’s decision. In the meantime, Yahoo! has reached an agreement to sell its HotJobs website […]

CoreSite to add footage to its Boston data center

CoreSite announced it will expand its Somerville, Massachusetts data center by an additional 120,000 square feet. The expansion of company’s Reston, Virginia data center, is scheduled to be complete by December 2010.

TWIH: CyberHostPro launches Manchester DC; Energy Star rating metric coming soon

This week’s hosting news revolved heavily around the continued expansion of many companies and their data centers around the world, accompanied by news that an Energy Star rating metric for data centers is very close to completion.

IBM’s new $360M green data center

The $360 million Green Data Center, announced by IBM in summer 2009, was finally unveiled today. According to the company, it consumes half the energy of a typical DC. The new green data center is located at the Research Triangle Park campus in North Carolina. IBM operates a total of over 450 data centers around […]

Webvisions acquires Skydio

Singapore-based ISP Skydio has been acquired by Webvisions, a company with more than 100,000 accounts by Webvisions in Oceania and Asia-Pacific. Skydio provides data center, managed servers and web hosting among its range of services. This deal would contribute over $1.9 million to Webvisions’ annual revenue.

Government scrutiny ups security ante

Server security for hosts ranging from the high-end firms that oversee the web site of the American Central Intelligence Agency to private companies like PayPal has become a topic at the forefront of conversation in the IT industry following a slew of attacks on various high-profile web sites this past week.

Hosting4Less and The Planet – most reliable hosting sites in January 2010

A web analytics firm Netcraft has released the list of most reliable hosting company websites for the month of January 2010. Hosting4Less and The Planet both took the prize. During the tests, these sites responded to all the requests except once. While The Planet uses Windows Server 2003 as its server, Hosting4Less runs Apache on […]

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