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Chillers and fuel cells: the greening of the hosting industry continues
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
By Chris Redman
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Tuesday, January 26, 2010
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Wednesday, December 30, 2009
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Questions you didn’t know you can ask potential web hosting providers
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
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Webfusion customers gain access to RatePoint tools

RatePoint tools will become available to Webfusion customers due to partnership agreement. Webfusion clients will receive a 60-day trial service of RatePoint’s web-based communication service.

SingleHop’s Private Network boosts connectivity

In order to meet the demands of dynamic customers that have grown over the past few years, SingleHop is now offering a service called Private Network, which offers connectivity of speeds up to 1 Gbps within a secured environment.

BounceWeb buys Renewable Energy Certificates

Houston-based web host BounceWeb has purchased Renewable Energy Certificates. With this purchase, it will be able to support the production of 6,000 kilowatt-hours of energy that is renewable. The company’s purchases last month are equivalent to 9,414 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions.

IBM to provide hosting and disaster recovery to Indian bank

IBM has signed a contract with Kurmanchal Nagar Sahakari Bank of India, in which the company will provide infrastructure hosting and disaster recovery to the financial institution. This news follows the IBM’s announcement that it will design and maintain three data centers in Delhi, Noida, and Mumbai.

Carbon calculator for data centers

A new online tool have been launched that lets managers of North American data centers check how much free cooling is available. With free cooling, the lifespan of data center facilities could extend. It can also reduce energy consumption and related costs. A “carbon calculator” tool was released by Rackspace two months ago.

AtMail looking for green energy

Software developer AtMail, on a mission to provide each of its offices with its own power by the end of 2010, has enlisted SolarQuip to help achieve the milestone. By installing the solar array, the power system can potentially generate approximately 3.6 kWh per day.

The Planet pulls the plug on an extrimist website

Texas web host The Planet has admitted to have hosted a websites for an extrimist group after a blogger posted a comment about it. After the disclosure, the company proceeded to take the site down. Low-cost high-quality hosting is one of the reasons for various extremists groups to look for their hosting solution in the […]

AdaptivCool bets on Bluestone to improve HotSpotr

AdaptivCool has partnered with Bluestone Energy Services in order to provide their HotSpotr HT-710 with more than 1300 CFM. With a single motor and a backward-curved blower, it can move cold air to cold aisles or return hot air to CRAC. It also features a stand-alone mode and a networked mode. According to the company, […]

Showtime’s “Strikeforce: All Access” bets on BitGravity

BitGravity and Episodic‘s services will power up the new interactive online experience called Strikeforce: All Access, Showtime‘s program about Mixed Martial Arts. A live stream will be available on April 11 which features Shamrock vs. Diaz. Viewers will be offered multiple angles to watch the fight.

Intermedia’s new DC targets small and mid-sized businesses

A new data center for Intermedia has been announced by the company. Built to meet the demand of small- and mid-sized businesses, the new location is operated by Switch and Data which offers 200 watts per square foot of power. Intermedia’s data centers are rated tier-4. It offers 99.999 percent uptime guarantee.