September 10, 2014 Comments Off

Turkey Passes Bill that Gives Telecom Authority More Control over Internet Censorship

Turkey has given its telecom authority TIB more control over shutting down websites that threaten national security or public order, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.

September 04, 2014 Comments Off

Interxion to Build Fourth Data Center in Stockholm and to Expand in Vienna

Amsterdam – Interxion Holding NV, a leading European provider of cloud and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that in response to continued customer demand, it will construct its fourth data centre in Stockholm (“STO4”), and further expand its VIE2 data centre in Vienna.

September 04, 2014 Comments Off

Commerce Everywhere: Growth and Trends at the 2014 ePages Commerce Summit

On Thursday the ePages Commerce Summit began in Hamburg, Germany. The conference, in its third year, brings together customers and vendors in the ecommerce space to learn more about industry trends and network with existing and potential partners with a focus on the serving the small and mid-sized business market.

September 03, 2014 Comments Off

WHIR Networking with a View in London at Sky Bar

In a few short weeks the WHIR will be returning to Europe, making our first stop in London. We are excited to announce we will be hosting our London networking event on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 at Sky Bar, an exclusive bar with a rooftop terrace and conservatory.

September 01, 2014 Comments Off

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