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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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Codero – another 100% green hosting provider

One of the biggest growing trends with web hosting providers these days is to become “green”.   It is constantly seen within front web pages of many providers – “100% green” or even “300% green”.  While this sounds great on the surface (and in the case of 300%, a bit odd), the reality is these […]

Deck the halls e-commerce style with Rackspace

‘Tis the season and this year e-commerce web hosting clients are being treated to a new service offered by Rackspace. Hosted on, the Rackspace Holiday Shopping Mall is offering tons of coupons and special discounts to kick off the holiday season as well as showcase the advantages of e-commerce solutions.

InetServices expands data center capacity to support its cloud infrastructure

InetServices, which offers dedicated and managed hosting solutions, recently announced that they have opened a second data center in the Boston area, which the company said would go online on January 1, 2010.

Is counting on Google a wise move?

Google, the search engine giant, spends a lot of time touting its Google Apps services, which include numerous applications for businesses. This, despite the fact that the service has suffered considerable downtime. When the company should be concentrating on making the service reliable, it continues to seek new clients, many of whom may not realize […] makes server leasing an option

If you want to own a server, rather than essentially renting one, then Superb Internet, one of the pioneering web hosting and domain registrar companies, might have something you’ll be interested in.

VMware builds green facility, releases SRM 4

Virtualization software maker VMware has announced the opening of its first “green” data center, located in East Wenatchee, Washington. While details of the data center were not offered with the press release, previous reports indicate that the building occupies anywhere between 61,000 and 100,000 square feet. This announcement coincided nicely with VMware’s revealing of an […]

Yahoo puts big price tag on hosting sale

Mergers and acquisitions are common occurrences in the web hosting industry but rarely do the numbers involved reach those being tossed around in the media this week in relation to Yahoo‘s attempt to sell its small business hosting service. With unnamed sources saying that the company is looking for between $350 million to $500 million, […]

Playing host to the recession

As the global recession continues to ebb and flow, the hosting sector fluctuates also, bringing us stories of great loss and unexpected buy-outs alongside stories of unimaginable growth and continued investment. Between the recent halt on construction of Amazon’s huge Oregon data center to the acquisitions and general company growth plans issued this week, the […]

There’s green and then there’s not so green

With our recent look at the greening of the hosting industry and the growing concerns involving ethics among everyone from hardware manufacturers to data center designers, two news stories emerged this week that deserve a bit of attention under the same light. There is a huge effort taking place where these trends are concerned but, […]

Kevin Mitnick, FireHost and the importance of security

Following last month’s piece on the dropping of high-profile client Kevin Mitnick from provider HostedHere due to repeated attacks on his account and Mr. Mitnick’s subsequent finding of a new home in FireHost, I was left wondering why exactly FireHost was willing and apparently able to withstand the heat that HostedHere wasn’t.

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