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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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PRIMERGY Cloud eXtension server from Fujitsu saves costs

Fujitsu has introduced PRIMERGY Cloud eXtension server which is a server that delivers as much computing power per square foot as possible with the cheapest price. With 38 server nodes in a single rack, up to 20 percent will be saved in power and cooling costs, compared to an assembly of standard rack server. The […]

WebHostingDay 2010 kicks off with record attendance

WebHostingDay 2010 has officially kicked off today in the Phantasialand theme park outside of Cologne, Germany and event organizers are expecting to break all previous attendance records once the numbers are added up on Friday.

GlobeSSL CCO discusses SSL certificate alternatives

An alternative in the industry of SSL certificates has been discussed by the GlobeSSL CCO. The features of GlobeSSL include domain mismatch protection, free website seal, and a 30-day money back guarantee. A price and feature comparison table was also offered, comparing it with companies such as GoDaddy and GeoTrust.

WebhostingDay 2010 to set attendance record

Organizers of the WebhostingDay 2010, which takes place March 17 to 19, are expecting new attendance record. 3,500 visitors have registered which is a 40 percent increase over 2009’s attendance. More exhibitors and media partners will also be present. The event is organized by Intergenia AG. Cloud Computing is said to be one of the […]

Data center to power hundreds of homes

Finnish-based IT provider Academia has partnered with Helsingin Energia, one of Helsinki’s district heating network operators, to transform a former bomb shelter beneath a cathedral into a data center – part power plant. Company projects that hundreds of homes will receive the extra heat coming from the DC.

TWIH: Infected computers and racy domains

This week’s stories range from the taking down of one of the largest botnet infections in history to the coming auction and interesting history of one of the web’s premier domain names.

SunGard acquires 365Hosting

SunGard Availability Services announced it has purchased Dublin-based cloud computing and data center operator Hosting 365. The company has two secure data centers, and it was also recently named Ireland’s 25th fastest growing company in the technology field. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. domain name to be auctioned

The domain will be put up for an auction with a minimum bid of $1 million (which is also a reserve price). It was acquired by Escom LLC four years ago for $14 million. The company has been in default on its loan for at least 12 months according to a Reuters report. The […]

North Lanarkshire, Scotland data center approved

The data center proposed by Gillespie Investments Group has been approved to be built at North Lanarkshire, Scotland. The project will provide 30 to 40 jobs as well as full-time construction jobs for 214 people.

New York Times rates Rackspace best place to work

The New York Times has released the results of their annual survey of the best places to work in the latest edition of the Sunday Times and web hosting and cloud services provider Rackspace has earned honors in several categories, including top spot in the ranking of IT services companies. The honors mark the third […]

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