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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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Automattic introduces VaultPress for WordPress backup

The founders of the incredibly popular WordPress platform have introduced a revolutionary service that will allow users of the open-source software the ability to easily backup their data via a secure service dubbed VaultPress. Currently available as a private beta for testing, VaultPress is built on the Automattic grid, the same that powers and […]

US, Japan and Europe standardize a single metric system for DCs

US, Japan, and Europe government agencies have agreed on a single metric system (Power Usage Effectiveness) which is to be used to measure data center’s energy efficiency. Companies around the world can use the guidelines that the agreement provided to measure how efficient their data centers are. The agencies agreed that a single metric system […]

Apptix Hosted Exchange for Apple iPhone and iPad

Apptix has launched Apptix Hosted Exchange for Apple – a new hosted offering which integrates Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 with iPad, iPhone, and other Apple devices. The system provides Exchange support for machines that are equipped with a minimum operating system of Mac OS X 10.6. The service costs $2.95 per 1 GB Exchange mailbox […]

IPhouse renovates their data center

IPhouse has its hands full with house renovations. The company has re-carpeted its data center (they found the old one too ugly and decrepit). Most importantly, the new carpet increase the lifespan of the storage subsystems which in turn decreases ambient resonance that affect high speed hard disk drives’ wobbles. IPhouse is also planning to […]

Interxion opens second DC in Dublin

DUB2, Interxion‘s second data center in Dublin is now open. The European carrier-neutral DC provider designed DUB2 to meet increasing demand for colocation infrastructure and outsourced managed services. The $16 million project provided 26,425.4 square feet of gross space.

Climate change by cloud, according to Greenpeace

“Facebook’s decision to build its own highly-efficient data centre in Oregon that will be substantially powered by coal-fired electricity clearly underscores the relative priority for many cloud companies. The US EPA will soon be expanding its EnergyStar rating system to apply to data centres, but similarly does not factor in the fuel source being used […]

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