May 17, 2016 Comments Off

1&1 launches extensive security initiative in collaboration with Symantec

 1&1 to provide free SSL certificates by Symantec // Safest of the safe thanks to secure data transaction, DDoS protection, data availability and certified data centers 1&1 Europe’s leading webhost (, has announced a collaboration with the leading security provider, Symantec , to launch an extensive security initiative to secure its customers’ online presence and make the internet safer. In addition to the advanced security components in the 1&1 data centers and the large security services, 1&1 customers can now benefit from the free SSL certificates by Symantec which are included in almost every 1&1 hosting package. Robert Hoffmann, CEO 1&1 Internet SE, explains: “Currently, 97 percent of websites worldwide are insufficiently secured

May 16, 2016 Comments Off

Digital Realty Buys Eight Equinix Data Centers in Europe

Digital Realty Trust has acquired eight data centers in Europe from Equinix, which committed to selling the facilities last year as one of the conditions for regulatory approval of its $3.8 billion acquisition of the European data center giant TelecityGroup.

May 16, 2016 Comments Off

Digital Realty To Acquire Eight Premium European Data Centers From Equinix

SAN FRANCISCO — Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a portfolio of eight high-quality, carrier-neutral data centers in Europe, five in London, two in Amsterdam and one in Frankfurt, from Equinix.

May 11, 2016 Comments Off

RootBSD Announces Dallas Instant Dedicated Servers

DALLAS, TX – RootBSD expands the bare metal server presence of its rock solid *BSD-based hosting service to its Dallas data center, with its latest MaaS release and platform available to its customers now.

May 11, 2016 Comments Off

Server Mania Boosts Speed with Buffalo Facility Upgrade

TORONTO, ON – Server Mania, a leader in cloud and dedicated hosting, is committed to offering its clients the fastest, most reliable hosting at an affordable price. Today, the company announced upgrades to its facilities in Buffalo, New York, and has plans for similar updates in Los Angeles, California, in the near future. “This update means that customers serviced by our Buffalo, NY will enjoy a total network capacity of 200 Gbit per second or 200,000 Mbit per second,” said CEO, Kevin Blanchard.

May 05, 2016 Comments Off

Microsoft Aids Educational Organizations in Moving to the Cloud

Microsoft, a cloud hosting giant, has recently started helping educational customers in the United States and Europe move to the cloud. They are doing this by reducing fees, which are one of the major obstacles for educational organizations.

May 03, 2016 Comments Off

Microsoft Acquires Italian Firm to Help it Stitch Together the Internet of Things

Microsoft is betting big that smarter devices can mean better business, and the company has acquired Italian Internet of Things startup Solair to help get it there.

May 02, 2016 Comments Off

IFIP WITFOR 2016 Attracts Global Response

27 April 2016 – The IFIP World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) 2016 has received a global response to its Call for Papers with presenters from 23 different countries submitting papers for consideration. With a focus on progressing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), WITFOR 2016 brings together hundreds of senior policy-makers, ICT experts, representatives of NGOs and GOs, researchers and private sector organizations to devise ways to use ICT to solve the problems of developing nations

May 02, 2016 Comments Off

AltusHost Announces 15% Lifetime Discount on All VPS Deals

Netherlands – AltusHost ( ), a Netherlands-based Web Hosting provider with a global reach of international clients announced this week that a lifetime 15% discount on all of the company’s VPS services will be extended to anyone with a current account as well as any new subscribers who wish to take advantage of the savings.

April 28, 2016 Comments Off

Host Europe Group Shops for Buyers: Report

European host Host Europe Group (HEG) is being put on the block by private equity parent Cinven for up to €1.7 billion ($1.9 billion), Reuters reports.