July 25, 2017 No Comments

Alphabet Falls on Concern About Rising Google Traffic Costs

The company’s costs are rising as it spends more to expand Google’s newer, fastest-growing advertising businesses.

July 24, 2017 No Comments

Sweden Tries to Stem Fallout of Security Breach in IBM Contract

Sweden’s transport agency, which in 2015 outsourced its IT operations to IBM, has been criticized for ignoring warnings from the Swedish Security Service.

July 24, 2017 No Comments

GoDaddy Drops Curtain on Its Cloud Business… Again

GoDaddy is shuttering Cloud Servers, its public cloud service.

July 19, 2017 Comments Off

BC Partners Acquires PlusServer from GoDaddy in €400M Deal

GoDaddy has reached an agreement to sell managed hosting provider PlusServer to funds advised by BC Partners for €397 million ($456 million), the company announced Tuesday.

July 19, 2017 Comments Off

Private Cloud Can Beat Public Cloud on Price: Report

Two out of five IT decision makers say their private clouds are operating at lower unit costs than public cloud, according to survey results released Thursday by VMware and 451 Research. 451 surveyed 150 IT decision makers on behalf of VMware in February 2017 for Can private cloud be cheaper…

July 19, 2017 Comments Off

Migrating Your Site is Easier Than You Think

WordPress users stick with bad web hosting providers because they think migration is hard. It isn’t.

July 18, 2017 Comments Off

IBM Unveils Next-Generation Mainframe Technology with Pervasive Encryption

IBM launched what it calls “the next generation of the world’s most powerful transaction system,” IBM Z, on Monday. The technology is able to run more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day, and introduces an encryption engine which it says makes it possible for the first time to pervasively…

July 18, 2017 Comments Off

Atlantic.Net Taps Trend Micro for Managed Hosting Security

Atlantic.Net has tapped Trend Micro to back its Managed Hosting Solutions with the Deep Security Suite, the company announced Monday. Trend Micro’s data center and cloud-optimized security techniques are now available to Atlantic.Net managed hosting customers to protect their servers by applying an instant “virtual patch” to servers, virtual desktops,…

July 17, 2017 Comments Off

How to Use AI to Serve Your Customers Better

Among the early benefits of artificial intelligence systems, machine learning and natural language processing have the potential to transform customer service processes that are too often frustrating for customers and expensive for web hosts and service providers. A number of tools are currently available to enable companies to overhaul their…

July 17, 2017 Comments Off

How Cloud and Automation Helps Evolve Legacy IT

New levels of intelligence in the data center and business world are helping create a much more fluid organization and cloud ecosystem.