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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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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 […]

1&1 Internet: 1 year later

It’s been almost one year since we examined the virtues and short-comings of top web host 1&1 Internet. With 10 million registered domain names, 9 million customer contracts and 5 data centers in operation, 1&1 is clearly claiming a massive share of the hosting market. What begs for closer inspection is how 1&1 Internet can […]

SKGoldHosting buys renewable energy credits

Canadian web hosting provider SkGold Hosting has purchased renewable energy credits as part of its new green strategy to reduce using fossil fuels. Annually data centers consume more energy than most countries, according to the company’s estimates.

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 […]

This week in hosting

Like any niche, the hosting sector generates more and more interesting news during some weeks than others and this has been one of those weeks. Here is a recap of the most attention-grabbing stories, from a legal battle over an internet meme to the most unique use of Twitter yet seen in the industry.

Upsite educates students on green data center design

Upsite Technologies hosted a group of university students from Korea called Eco²st. The company presented them with the best practices for building a green data center, including cooling and airflow science. The four-person Korean team, one of fifteen chosen applicants in a research proposal competition, will present their findings to LG.

Your green certificate is not green enough

While outfitting data centers to draw 100% of their energy needs from environmentally-friendly efforts like wind or solar power generation may not be feasible for most companies with today’s technology, web hosts are finding new and clever ways to offset their carbon footprint – and advertise so-called “green hosting”.

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