December 06, 2016 No Comments

GoDaddy Purchases Host Europe

GoDaddy purchased Host Europe on Tuesday for $1.79 billion.

November 30, 2016 Comments Off

5 Things You Need to Know About the U.K.’s Mass Surveillance Law

The U.K.’s Investigatory Powers Act (PDF), called the Snoopers Charter by some critics, became law upon receiving royal assent on Tuesday.

November 28, 2016 Comments Off

Rackspace Still to Decide Who Builds its Central Frankfurt Data Center

While Rackspace announced just prior to last week’s Thanksgiving holiday that it intends to build a data center facility in central Frankfurt, there’s a reason there aren’t many details: The cloud provider’s construction partner has yet to be decided.

November 28, 2016 Comments Off

Rackspace Still to Decide Who Builds its Central Frankfurt Data Center

While Rackspace announced just prior to last week’s Thanksgiving holiday that it intends to build a data center facility in central Frankfurt, there’s a reason there aren’t many details: The cloud provider’s construction partner has yet to be decided.

November 25, 2016 Comments Off

GoDaddy in Exclusive Talks With Host Europe Group

GoDaddy is now reported to be in exclusive talks to acquire Host Europe Group, after Deutsche Telekom dropped out of the bidding last week.

November 25, 2016 Comments Off

GoDaddy in Exclusive Talks With Host Europe Group

GoDaddy is now reported to be in exclusive talks to acquire Host Europe Group, after Deutsche Telekom dropped out of the bidding last week.

November 25, 2016 Comments Off

Report: GoDaddy in Exclusive Talks to Buy Host Europe Group

A week after Deutsche Telekom dropped out of the bidding for Host Europe Group, GoDaddy is reported to be in exclusive talks to acquire HEG, Reuters says.

November 22, 2016 Comments Off

Final Bids for Host Europe Due Today

Host Europe, the London-based website hosting company, is up for sale and today is the final due for bids. GoDaddy and United Internet partnering with Warburg Pincus, the private equity firm, are apparently in a bidding battle to gain control of the company. Host Europe has recently been valued by bankers at over $1.9 billion.

November 22, 2016 Comments Off

IBM Adds 4 Data Centers in U.K., Focusing on AI Cloud Services

IBM said the new data centers will particularly help it handle work for U.K. government clients and others in highly regulated industries.

November 21, 2016 Comments Off

Launch of New Philadelphia Point of Presence Latest Move in Hurricane Electric’s Domestic Network Expansion

PHILADELPHIA – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, continues to expand its global network with the launch of its newest Point of Presence (PoP) in Southeastern Pennsylvania at the Equinix Philadelphia PH1 IBX Data Center, located at: 401 North Broad Street, Suite 990, Philadelphia, PA 19108. This is Hurricane Electric’s first PoP in the state