MessageLabs Intelligence has identified a few Olympic-themed malware being distributed via email. One of the cases included: “Information and resources to help you travel during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games. TravelSmart 2010.htm” in the subject line of an email. Another one says, “How to make Olympics more interesting?”. The company advices the public to be […]
WebHost.Uk.Net has launched a new range of Dell managed dedicated servers, which utilize Intel Dual Core and Quad Core processors. According to the hosting provider, these machines should handle running complex applications with relative ease. The servers are connected by redundant gigabit connections and clients can choose to run either a Windows or Linux operating […]
Equinix has launched two International Business Exchange data centers in Germany: Frankfurt and Dusseldorf. Both are part of the company’s 2007-2010 global expansion plan worth $1.4 billion. Equinix also plans to expand its Frankfurt-2 DC by an additional 8,202 square feet.
The “Drupal for Dummies” book’s offial website, authored by Lynn Beighley, is now sponsored by GreenGeeks web hosting provider. The book is expected to help people learn Drupal CMS. According to the site, by reading the book, a person can setup his or her Drupal site in less than five minutes.
ShareFile has opened a data center in Ireland, which will allow its customers to download and upload files faster. The company has been placing its servers in different locations around the world to prevent and protect data loss.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 […]