September 01, 2014 No Comments

Gartner Names IBM a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services

ARMONK, N.Y. – IBM today announced that Gartner, Inc. has once again recognized IBM as a leader, placing the highest for ability to execute, in the newly published “Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services” reports for North America(1) and Europe(2)

August 29, 2014 Comments Off

KPN Acquires Dutch Hosting Provider Argeweb

Dutch telecom KPN recently announced the acquisition of hosting provider Argeweb. The terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed. Argeweb will join KPN’s cloud services unit, Software Online

August 28, 2014 Comments Off

Hosting.co.uk Launches New ‘Flexible Approach’ For Its Super-Affiliates

( The Hosting News ) – Hosting.co.uk one of the leading web hosting providers in the UK have today launched a new service especially designed for its Super-Affiliates designed to be ultra-flexible to its affiliate marketers needs, whilst delivering best in class web hosting to its end users. Frederick Schiwek, CEO of  Hosting.co.uk , commented, “One size doesn’t fit all, and that’s what we have found with our & others affiliate programs in the past

August 25, 2014 Comments Off

Host Europe Group Acquires SaaS Email Marketing Platform Sign-Up.to

Host Europe Group, the parent company of several web hosting brands in Europe including Heart Internet and 123-reg, announced on Thursday that it has acquired SaaS marketing platform Sign-Up.to. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

August 18, 2014 Comments Off

United Internet Acquires Stake in Venture Capital Firm Rocket Internet

German hosting company United Internet is acquiring a 10.7 percent stake in Rocket Internet, a venture capital firm based in Berlin, for $582 million in cash and assets, according to reports on Friday.

August 12, 2014 Comments Off

IBM Opens First SoftLayer Data Center in Canada

Dallas — IBM (NYSE:  IBM ) today announced the opening of a new  SoftLayer  data center in Toronto to meet the growing demand for hybrid cloud solutions that encompass open integration, data control and unique industry expertise. The data center follows recent launches in  London  and  Hong Kong , and is part of IBM Cloud’s broader  $1.2 billion investment  aimed at extending its cloud services capabilities in Canada and throughout the world. The facility is the first SoftLayer data center in Canada, giving customers a cloud services provider with a local presence that can deliver bare metal and virtual servers, storage, and networking, all in  one integrated platform

August 08, 2014 Comments Off

UK Web Host Daily Internet Completes NameHog Acquisition

UK hosting provider Daily Internet announced this week that it has transferred all customers from NameHOG to its Daily group services. Daily acquired NameHOG in January as part of an assertive growth strategy.

August 07, 2014 Comments Off

YASH Technologies Announces Grand Opening of Its Tenth Development Center in India

( The Hosting News ) –   YASH Technologies® , a leading technology services and outsourcing partner for global companies, today announced the grand opening of its tenth development center in India. Located at Unit – 02, 10th Floor, Building No. 20, SEZ Campus, Raheja Mind Space IT Park

August 07, 2014 Comments Off

For Cloud Services, Colocation and Managed Hosting is a Way to Go Global – Fast

Many businesses are choosing colocation and managed hosting as a way of efficiently connecting remote compute assets to their enterprises. But it is also being used by many cutting-edge and growing cloud services who would rather chose the colocation model rather than use another company’s cloud service

August 06, 2014 Comments Off

Russian Hackers Grab 1.2 Billion Credentials in What Could be Largest Data Breach Ever

A Russian hacker group appears to have stolen 1.2 billion credentials from over half a billion email addresses, according to findings from Hold Security.