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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
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Wednesday, December 30, 2009
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Interactive Data Corporation acquires 7Ticks

7ticks has been acquired by Interactive Data Corporation. While the details of the transaction were not disclosed, the acquisition is expected to be completed by early 2010. 7ticks expertise include providing propriety trading groups, clearing firms, and market makers with proximity hosting and support services. It is headquartered in Chicago, with additional hosting facilities in […]

Swishmail and Verio – most reliable sites in November

Swishmail and Verio topped the list of most reliable web hosting sites for the month of November. Swishmail’s features include email hosting and share calendars. Verio also provides SaaS applications aside from its web hosting service. The test was conducted by Netcraft and it is based on the response times of the sites of 50 […]

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.

Slamdot opens first web hosting retail store

Slamdot, a Knoxville-based web development and web hosting company has unveiled a first-of-its-kind retail store selling professional web site packages. Opened yesterday, December 4, 2009, the company’s store is located at 108 South Gay Street in Knoxville, Tennesse. Apart from offering in-store training, customers can also receive technical support.

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 […]

ICANN terminates three domain registrars

In a move to keep internet free of companies who neglect responsibilities, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has cut off Hosting365, OOO, and R.B. Data Net LTD for failing to pay their accreditation fees. Hosting365 owes ICANN $28,089.20, OOO owes $7,914.56 while R.B. Data Net has to cover $34,952.84 in outstanding debt.

Horizon Data Center lands $7.5 million in funding

$7.5 million in institutional funding has been secured by Horizon Data Center Solutions to finance the addition of new facilities and expand its managed IT services which includes its platform for private cloud computing.

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.

Node4 places its fourth data center in Northampton, UK

A new data center has been announced by Node4. To be placed in Northampton, UK (roughly an hour away from London), it will be the company’s fourth data center. Customers who are interested in the data center can move in by the end of 2010. The features of the data center include UPS, generators, and […]

Tier1 Research to host Datacenter Transformation Summit

The details of the upcoming Datacenter Transformation Summit are now available. It will be held at the Santa Clara Marriott in Santa Clara, California, with Tier1 Research being the host (they also hosted the Summit two months ago in Las Vegas). Hosting and Colocation firms will attend the summit series with discussion surrounding the subjects […]

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