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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
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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 […]

Chillers and fuel cells: the greening of the hosting industry continues

So-called “green data centers” are popping up in strategic locations all over the world as hosting companies work towards the business-friendly trinity of improved energy-efficiency, reduced emissions and the ability to market an eco-friendly service to its customers and improved standards and technologies are making it easier than ever for firms of all sizes to […]

Payback for rewarding censorship?

Two of the world’s top domain name registrars were in the news this week for breaches in security. Register.com and Network Solutions both share the shameful position of being compromised. For Register.com, the lack of maintaining a secured DNS for major Chinese search engine Baidu created an unfortunate set of circumstances. As for dual registrar […]

Taking back time with automated search engine submission

One of the many tasks assigned to those who create and maintain web sites is the submission of all content to the major search engines. Once the initial submission has been completed, there is the ongoing task of submitting any new or edited content to these very same search engines. It can end up being […]

Privacy schmivacy – Google CEO’s take

It seems Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt has the best take of all on the company’s skewed view of privacy – “If you have something that you don’t want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place.”  It should be noted that not too long ago there was a year long […]

Google DNS: gathering speed or gathering information?

Google Wave, Google Chrome, and as of December 3, 2009, the web surfing crowd now has access to Google Public DNS. The search engine company has put the latest product out as part of an overall effort to make the web faster.

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 […]

Leaked Google Chrome OS turns fake

When a credible website Gizmodo hysterically broke the news about the leaked version of Google’s upcoming Chrome operating system, the other media jumped on the opportunity to back the fact. At a later time the version has been confirmed as a fake. The page about Chrome OS was hosted at a google.com domain name, but […]

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 […]

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