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Verio stimulates its own economy

Stimulus package has become the new buzz word of 2009, and it would stand to reason that the idea of economic rescue would eventually make it’s way to the hosting industry. In a move that is partially altruistic, and overwhelmingly self-serving, SMBs web host Verio announced its own stimulus package for its partners. The announcement […]

Host Color is appealing to the ladies

As much as I’d like to think of the web as a gender neutral industry, I’m constantly reminded that’s it’s not. Web hosting may be the last frontier in male/female equality. From the same people who brought us the ultra-gimmicky “free .US domain on Elvis’ birthday” promotion, Host Color is now offering a special rebate […]

Gmail outage

Gmail users experienced another outage today. Google expects to fix the problem by the morning of March 11. The company did not release any information of how many users were affected. Also, it is not clear whether both business and personal users are affected. If last year is any indicator, Gmail has been experiencing downtime […]

Newsweek condemns Bluehost

Newsweek has condemned web host Bluehost in censoring users affiliated with foreign countries, such as Belarus, Cuba, Syria and North Korea. HostMonster, Blaser Hosting, Biz Builder and other large web hosts also explicitly prohibit countries based on the perceived risk. This decision helps companies police customer websites but Newsweek notes that this is a form […]

Cisco rolls out IronPort, email security services

Cisco has announced a new line of managed email security services called IronPort Email Security. It is aimed at providing businesses with a versatile set of protection offers and it also gives users control over where their email security is deployed and managed.

Microsoft Dynamic Data Center Tool Kit targets hosting companies

Microsoft’s new tool kit called Dynamic Data Center Tool Kit enables hosting providers for the building and launching of managed services powered by Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center. The kit contains sample code, best practices and collateral. It will be accessed by hosting providers that are members of the Microsoft Hosting […]

abeo colocates at Consonus DC

Managed server provider Consonus will be providing colocation services to abeo. It will host the company’s data and IT equipment at Salt Lake City, Utah. Consonus has three data center facilities in Utah and several in Colorado, Massachusetts, and Ohio. It also has a new data center in North Carolina which boost its disaster recovery […] brings new SSL services

A French domain name registar has launched a line of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates and services. The company will carry three levels of certificate availability: from a simple online customer identification to a higher level certificates that involve paperwork. As part of launch promotion, company’s new and returning customers will receive a one-year certificate free of […]

Netfirms goes for more office space. Again.

Netfirms announced that it has moved and expanded its new data center in Markham, which is company’s fifth expansion of office space in 11 years. Netfirms also plans a launch of a Tier 1 data center with a 40,000 server capacity. Company’s new enterprise grid hosting platform was showcased last month at a conference in Toronto, Ontario.

Aruba Networks’ earnings beat analyst expectations

Aruba Networks reported earnings of $0.02 per share in the second quarter, which exceeded the expectation that the company would break even. Signal Hill, a technology and communications analysis firm notes that the third quarter earnings may not be as positive due to customer budget delays.

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