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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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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 […]

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 […]

GoDaddy continues growth with Mac and affiliation

Web hosting and domain name giant GoDaddy continues to make the news with their rapid growth this month, this time with their latest announcements of both Apple Xserve-based hosting services and a brand new affiliate program with improved rewards.

Web hosting socially and in the cloud in 2010

Making predictions for web hosting in the coming year is a bit like playing Pin the Tail on the Donkey – odds are if you do it enough, you will hit on something that will pertain to the masses. The two most often mentioned trends for 2010 are cloud computing and social media integration.

Twitter works to improve its “worst performing” social site image

So, the days of being constantly treated to the image of the soulful Twitter fail whale are in the past.  The main trending topic regarding Twitter isn’t so often pointing to “is Twitter down?” and, for the most part, social media addicts who savor each and every tweet are getting down to the business of […]

WiredRE to teach Facebook on reliability and infrastructure cost-management

Wired Real Estate Group will host a series of seminars with colocation, cloud, and data center executives who will share their insights for achieving reliable and cost-manageable infrastructure. Among participating companies are such names as CBS Interactive, MySpace, and Facebook. WiredRE provides free global colocation and data center listing service.

WordPress.com users get short URL service

Domain.me have partnered with WordPress CMS to create an URL shortening service in blog posts. This makes posting long URLs easier on sites such as Facebook and Twitter. The short links are approximately 70 percent smaller according to the co-founder of WordPress. The service only works with WordPress.com-hosted URLs and the links are permanent.

Hosts take advantage of social networking

Social networking built on specific platforms is not a new thing; you will recall that MySpace was originally launched six years ago, in August of 2003, making it a relatively old service where this emerging field is concerned. But where MySpace proved to be a boon to emerging artists such as musicians, newer social networking […]

Netfirms teams up with Facebook

In the ever-increasing industry of web hosting, it takes more than an established domain name to get and keep customers. It takes providing the customer with added value. Enter Netfirms. Netfirms was created in 1998 as a domain registrar and web host, and currently serves the US and Canada markets. Unlike common gimmicks of the […]

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