December 19, 2014 No Comments

Rightside Partners with BaseKit to Bring Website Builder to Domain Registrars

Website building platform BaseKit announced last week that it has partnered with domain name services provider Rightside Group to provide its website building tool to its domain registrars.

December 17, 2014 No Comments

GigeNET Announces Opening of New Data Center in Ashburn, VA.

Arlington Heights, IL – GigeNET is excited to announce they are set to open a brand-new data center in Ashburn, VA. Just in time for the New Year, the opening is set for January 2015. Never one to rest on their laurels, GigeNET continually strives to be recognized as one of the premier hosting companies in the industry.

December 16, 2014 Comments Off

‘Tis the Season for Cloud Consolidation: Carbonite Acquires MailStore

Cloud storage and backup provider Carbonite is acquiring German-based MailStore, provider of email archiving solutions. The acquisition adds business capabilities to Carbonite’s tool chest and gives it footing in Germany.

December 12, 2014 Comments Off

1.8 Billion Internet Users Have Little or No Right to Online Privacy: Web Index

The Web Index rankings released Thursday measure social, political and economic benefit countries around the world get from the web. Wealthy Scandinavian countries and the UK continue to dominate the index with the US coming in sixth. Starting in 2012, the World Wide Web Foundation began to produce this index…

December 12, 2014 Comments Off

Host Color Adds Advanced Network Performance Monitoring To Colocation And Dedicated Hosting

( The Hosting News ) – Colocation, Dedicated hosting and Cloud service provider Host Color ( ) has announced that it has made available to all Colocation and Dedicated Server customers, a metrics platform named Network Performance Monitoring & Traffic Analyzer (NPMTA). It is based on SolarWinds network performance monitoring software solution

December 11, 2014 Comments Off

Parallels Announces Support for Docker Applications on Parallels Containers

RENTON, WA — Parallels today announced an update to its containers-based virtualization solution, Parallels Cloud Server, that introduces native support for Docker application deployment. Service providers can deliver container-based virtual private servers to the growing number of developers building Docker applications

December 10, 2014 Comments Off

NexGen Completes High-Capacity Fiber Expansion into Chicago’s Willis Tower

( The Hosting News ) – NexGen Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions to the world’s top financial services firms and global enterprises, has announced a fiber network expansion into Chicago’s world-famous Willis Tower, the second-tallest building in the United States and the eighth-tallest freestanding structure in the world. “This expansion represents the strong demand for NexGen’s services among leading businesses and strengthens our presence in one of the most important financial and commercial centers in the nation,” says NexGen’s Jeffrey Barth. “The Willis Tower is recognized around the world, and NexGen’s network will only help to strengthen the robust infrastructure of this iconic location.” The fiber build will allow NexGen to offer high-speed data access to more than 100 businesses residing in the Willis Tower’s 3.8 million square feet of office and retail space

December 10, 2014 Comments Off

Swedish Police Raid The Pirate Bay, Knocking File Sharing Sites Offline

Police in Sweden raided The Pirate Bay office in Stockholm on Tuesday, seizing equipment and knocking the website offline. According to a statement by police, the raid was carried out Tuesday morning in connection to violations of copyright law

December 01, 2014 Comments Off

Microsoft and Yahoo Start Removing Right To Be Forgotten Links

( The Hosting News ) – Microsoft and Yahoo’s search engines have begun to remove links due to Europe’s right to be forgotten ruling. Though Bing released its request form in July, the company just now started to process the reports, reports The Guardian, citing

November 26, 2014 Comments Off

EU Regulators Want Right to Be Forgotten to Extend Beyond European Borders

Long-awaited guidelines for how search engine operators in the EU should handle the European Court of Justice May decision regarding the right to be forgotten were released this week. The resulting decision was released Tuesday by the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party. The committee interpreted the court ruling to…