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Chillers and fuel cells: the greening of the hosting industry continues
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
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WebhostingDay 2010: dates, location, speakers
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
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Wednesday, December 30, 2009
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Fuscan: cloud automation made easier than ever

The ever-growing cloud hosting industry has seen many hundreds of new entrants vying for customer’s dollars over the past few years, increasing competition and forcing new startups to be sure that they are offering their customers something unique, useful and outside of the box.

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 […]

New cloud servers by Dell

Dell launched new cloud servers at San Francisco during the “Solutions for the Vitual Era” product launch event. Initially, the company will partner with Joyent for its cloud platform for web applications. This deal will mean offering a service solution via private platform. The company is also partnering with ISVs which includes Aster Data and […]

TWIH: Executive namings, record growth and Intel’s take on the cloud

With constant news streaming from the industry’s largest get-together at WebHostingDay 2010 in Germany this week, some of the more direct stories coming from the web hosting industry have slipped through the cracks. Take a look at the week in review with new executive namings and continued growth from the industry’s leading players – along […]

TWIH: Microsoft, HP put heads in cloud

Microsoft has publicly outlined its vision for container-powered cloud services with CEO Steve Ballmer giving the technology his blessing, saying that “when it comes to cloud technology, we are all in.” Poker analogies aside, Microsoft’s plan to change the technology its data centers are built on is both impressive and forward-thinking.

Google Chrome OS relies on web applications

A recent demo of Google Chrome Operating System has provided an inside look into the structure and functionality of the new OS. Google clearly makes its bet on the Web as core working platform, providing an OS that takes its users from boot up to a connected Internet state in just seconds, with all data […]

LiquidWeb launches 80-million dollar DC in Michigan

A grand opening ceremony will take place today for Liquid Web’s new D3 data center in Lansing, Michigan. The $80 million facility is 90,000 square feet, designed to support company’s new propriety cloud computing product. D3 is the first cloud computing data center in the state of Michigan.

InetServices launches cloud computing services

InetServices has launched its own cloud solution, which is essentially a cloud computing infrastructure with high performance and high reliability (according to the company). Both Windows and Linux operating systems are supported by the hybrid dedicated server/cloud hosting solution and either Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization or VMWare ESX technology can be chosen by its Cloud Virtual […]

Computing on a cloud; it’s about time

With Google’s recent announcement of their upcoming Chrome operating system, the idea of cloud computing has taken center-stage within the technology industry in general and the hosting industry in particular. Don’t be fooled; cloud computing is not a new idea and many companies, including Google, have long been encouraging users to work remotely via applications […]

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