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 […]
Codero has purchased renewable energy credits to offset its electricity use. The credits, which total 12,600MW hours, were brought from Ecoelectrons Renewable Energy. With this purchase, the web hosting provider has become a member of Green-e Energy’s Marketplace program, one of the benefits of which is the ability to place the Green-e logo on company’s […]
A Canadian-based web hosting company iWeb has made some changes to their staff positions. A new position of Chief Technology Officer was introduced and given to former VP of IT and infrastructure Cyrille Mertes. The new position allows for greater cohesion between the company’s development, technology and infrastructure divisions.
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 […]
Deutsche Telekom has announced its plans to acquire a European-based web hosting provider Strato for a total of $409 million. Strato has customers in six European countries and it is one of the largest web hosting companies in the continent. The current owner of Strato is Freenet and it has been looking for potential buyers […]
Apparently, every second IT manager wishes to never have to buy another server. According to a new Rackspace Hosting survey of 441 IT managers, 61% of them said that one of their biggest challenges is “time to drive innovation”, followed by “hassle of managing servers”, mentioned by 58% of responders.
Lime Labs has announced a new domain registration and hosting service called LimeDomains. The service enables each account with access to many open source programs. Basic plan starts at $4.99/month.
Acens and SingleHop were the most reliable hosting company websites in October, according to a web analytics firm Netcraft, which measures site performance at 15 minute intervals. SingleHop’s main site runs PHP and it also took top position in March this year. This is also the second time that Acens has tied for first place […]
H4Y Technologies, a web hosting and an ISP company, has acquired iWebFusion Technologies, a web host based in Oregon. iWebFusion will keep its own brand and there will be no changes to the billing, staff or structure of the company. Customer services will not be interrupted since no equipment will be moved.
If you want to own a server, rather than essentially renting one, then Superb Internet, one of the pioneering web hosting and domain registrar companies, might have something you’ll be interested in.