March 27, 2015 Comments Off

Xecunet, LLC Announces a Successful SOC Audit Type II for Colocation System

Frederick, Maryland – Xecunet, LLC retained international business advisory firm Skoda Minotti for its SOC audit work. Xecunet, LLC selected Skoda Minotti after an intensive search based on Skoda Minotti’s reputation as a leading assurance solutions and compliance company.

March 27, 2015 Comments Off

WHD.global 2015 Wrapup and Photos

The annual World Hosting Days event at Europa Park in Rust, Germany brings together cloud and hosting service providers to network and engage with partners. The 2015 show was very well attended by service providers across Europe and the US.

March 26, 2015 Comments Off

Open-Xchange CEO Talks Dovecot, PowerDNS Mergers at WHD.global 2015

On the heels of its merger with Finnish company Dovecot, Open-Xchange announced this week during the WHD.global 2015 conference that it has also completed a merger with PowerDNS.

March 25, 2015 Comments Off

OnX Managed Services Launches IT Service Management Solutions

TORONTO and NEW YORK – OnX Enterprise Solutions, a leading enterprise data center IT solutions provider, today announced the launch of two new IT Service Management (ITSM) offerings for its OnX Managed Services division – Service Desk Support and Service Management Software. Each solution allows clients to track and resolve IT problems in an efficient and cost effective manner and improve the operations of the business as a whole

March 25, 2015 Comments Off

Snowden Urges Cloud Providers to Take Action Against Mass Surveillance

If you attended the WHD.global 2015 keynote with former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden on Wednesday morning, it is very likely that you were being watched.

March 20, 2015 Comments Off

German Court Ruling on Takedown Notice Compliance Leaves Site Owners on Unsure Footing

A recent German court ruling leaves website operators in an uncertain position regarding their responsibilities in complying with takedown notices, a legal expert says. The ruling, delivered in late January by the Higher Regional Court of Celle, adds to the legal challenges for website operators of Germany’s “quite inconsistent” case law on notice and takedown issues.

March 11, 2015 Comments Off

UK ISPs Start to Block Sites That Link to The Pirate Bay Proxies

Virgin Media and TalkTalk are among six major UK ISPs that have started to block access to websites that provide a list of Pirate Bay proxies this week. According to a report by TorrentFreak on Tuesday, blocked sites include piratebayproxy.co.uk, piratebayproxylist.com and ukbay.org.

March 03, 2015 Comments Off

ENISA Says Government Cloud Essential to the Economic Success of the EU

Although the idea of government cloud has been supported by the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) since 2010-2011, agencies have been slow to adopt cloud services. Despite the benefits to government cloud such as savings of up to 30 percent and increased productivity, “not many public…

March 03, 2015 Comments Off

NTT Communications to Acquire 86.7% Stake in e-shelter

( The Hosting News ) – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NYSE: NTT), e-shelter , the top operator of data center services in Germany, and ABRY Partners, a private equity investment firm, jointly announced that NTT Com will acquire 86.7% of e-shelter’s issued shares. The acquisition will vault the NTT Com group into the no. 3 position for data center space in Europe.

February 24, 2015 Comments Off

NewVoiceMedia’s cloud customer contact technology to pay dividends for global start-up WorldRemit

( The Hosting News ) – NewVoiceMedia , a leading provider of cloud contact centre technology, today announced that WorldRemit , an online money transfer service, is using its ContactWorld solution to enhance its customer experience and improve business efficiencies.