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May 17, 2013 — Our Toronto networking event on Thursday evening had the Pravda Vodka Bar at full capacity, and it was great to see so many local service providers and vendors make it out to mingle over tasty cocktails and Russian beer. Keep on reading…
May 17, 2013 — File hosting and sharing website Rapidshare has laid off 45 of its 60 employees this week, according to a report by Swiss news site 20min.Keep on reading: File Sharing Site Rapidshare Cuts 45 Jobs as Traffic Declines
May 17, 2013 — For the week ending May 17, 2013, BlueHost is offering its Professional hosting package for $4.95 per month, The Host Group is offering 20 percent off website design packages, domaindiscount24 is offering a one year .EU registration for $2.64, and KnownHost is offering a 15 percent lifetime discount on six of its VPS plans.
Keep on reading: Web Hosting Sales and Promos Roundup – May 17, 2013
May 17, 2013 — Web hosting provider Advanced Internet Technologies announced on Thursday it has implemented “My Account”, a new management system for customers and resellers.Keep on reading: Advanced Internet Technologies Launches Customer Management …
May 17, 2013 — @WalmartLabs, the technology arm of Walmart Global eCommerce, has acquired two cloud computing startups this week, platform as a service provider OneOps and software application developer Tasty Labs. Both of the acquisitions were for un…
May 17, 2013 — Should you grow organically or by acquisition? We should ask Web.com (Nasdaq:WWWW). After all, it’s smashing through the ceiling, at least in terms of stock price. This is an often debated question and one that is set for a HostingCon panel that I am on. I think Web.com is a great example as we lay some groundwork for our trip to Austin.
Keep on reading: Web.com Hits $20 Share – A Case for Hosting Acquisitions
May 17, 2013 — Website monitoring site Pingdom has released a new study that measures the growing popularity of onshore web hosting by scanning the top 1 million websites in the world and analyzing all websites using a country code top-level domain.Ke…
May 17, 2013 — Recognizing that the way consumers use TVs will continue to evolve, Israeli website builder MobeeArt offers a tool that allows users to build a website once, while automatically generating a website for TV, mobile, desktop, tablet and F…
(The Hosting News) – Just how much privacy will the innovative device known as Google Glass afford users? That particular question was recently on the minds of U.S. lawmakers as eight congressmen addressed concerns via a letter. The move comes from the Congressional privacy caucus. “We are curious whether this new technology could infringe on [...]
(The Hosting News) – Web host UK2 on Thursday announced that it had added a new website builder to its portfolio, a platform that allows clients to pick a template, add content and publish their respective websites. “Our new Website Builder is all you and your business needs to succeed online. It’s perfect for small [...]
White paper highlights advantages of software-based network control for IP service providers
NewCloud Networks is now delivering cutting-edge VoIP technology and pricing plans to small and medium-sized businesses across the nation.
(The Hosting News) - AlteredScale, a provider of mission critical data center solutions, today announced that they have chosen Norland Managed Services to operate and maintain their data center at 601 West Polk. Located in an historic, 100-year-old structure just west of the Loop, the building features 25,000 square feet of raised floor and the largest [...]
(The Hosting News) – Atlantic.Net (http://www.atlantic.net/), a privately held leading hosting solutions provider, announced today that all VPS & Cloud Servers have been upgraded to include 1TB of free outbound data transfer. All inbound data transfer continues to be free. This upgrade means customers can now send 1000 times more outbound data from their VPS [...]
(The Hosting News) – PEER 1 Hosting, the global web hosting provider, today announces the successful achievement of its PCI audit, which sees its London and Los Angeles data centres become PCI compliant; increasing its line-up of PCI compliant data centres to 6 globally. The audit allows PEER 1 Hosting to offer secure hosted PCI [...]