March 03, 2015 No Comments

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 No Comments

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.

February 20, 2015 Comments Off

Digital Realty Announces New Portfolio Management Leadership

SAN FRANCISCO – Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a leading global provider of data center and colocation solutions, announced today that its Portfolio Management division will be realigned under the company’s Investment group, led by Chief Investment Officer Scott Peterson, effective immediately.

February 20, 2015 Comments Off

Host Virtual Expands European Footprint, Deploys New Datacenter In Romanian Capital

( The Hosting News ) – Host Virtual has been globally expanding to meet customers’ demands.

February 19, 2015 Comments Off

FalconStor Unveils FreeStor, Industry’s First Horizontal Converged Data Services Platform

( The Hosting News ) – Leveraging its 15 years of innovation in virtualization, data protection and migration, FalconStor Software Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC) today introduced the first truly horizontal, software-defined storage platform for unified data services – FreeStor™.

February 17, 2015 Comments Off

Amazon Sites in Europe Suffer Outages, AWS Customers Not Affected: Netcraft

Amazon retail sites and streaming video services in Europe suffered a pair of outages on Sunday and Monday, Downdetector.co.uk reports. Sites affected included amazon.co.uk, amazon.de and amazon.fr, but not US-hosted amazon.com or any of the thousands of AWS customers, according to Netcraft.

February 16, 2015 Comments Off

Cloud Firm Linode to Add Singapore, Germany Data Centers

Linode is one of those technology success stories that start with Linux and a dream. The company started in 2003, three years before Amazon Web Services hit the scene, and was 100 percent bootstrapped. Now it’s an international hosting and cloud provider expanding into two new markets: Frankfurt and Singapore.

February 13, 2015 Comments Off

European Companies Delay Investment in China Due to Country’s Internet Restrictions

The number of European companies operating in China who are experiencing negative business effects from its Internet restrictions has jumped to 86 percent, according to a European Chamber of Commerce survey.

February 12, 2015 Comments Off

French Web Host OVH Names New CEO

French hosting and internet services company OVH has named Laurent Allard CEO, as it pursues its ambition to lead the “digital as a service” market, the company announced Wednesday.