Web Hosting News

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  • UK's G-Cloud Marketplace Hits £1 Billion in Sales
    Thursday, March 3, 2016
    Total sales of cloud services to the UK government under the G-Cloud program have surpassed £1 billion (approximately $1.42 billion) with £47 million in January sales, according to statistics released by the Cabinet Office this week....
  • New Orleans to Play Host to HostingCon Global 2016
    Thursday, March 3, 2016
    New Orleans is the known as the Big Easy, and it is the host city to HostingCon Global 2016 and one of the most famous and dynamic cities in the USA....
  • Amazon Will Ship Your Cloud Data to You … on a Truck
    Thursday, March 3, 2016
    It takes a long time takes up a lot of expensive bandwidth to push 100 terabytes of data across a Wide Area Network. Read More...
  • UK's Revised Snooper's Charter Widens Scope of Police Surveillance
    Wednesday, March 2, 2016
    The British government released a revised final draft of the Investigatory Powers Bill, the widely criticized legislation also known as the "snooper's charter," on Tuesday. Read More...
  • Do You Know the Real Cost of Your Data Center?
    Wednesday, March 2, 2016
    When data center operators examine data center cost, they generally look at high-level metrics, such as gigabytes of storage or Power Usage Effectiveness. These do matter of course, but to get to the real cost, you have to zero in on lower-level...
  • New Academic Research Explores Viability of New gTLDs
    Wednesday, March 2, 2016
    Study Monocentric Cyberspace: The Primary Market for Internet Domain Names, published in the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics on Monday, suggests that basic characteristics of language could drive huge growth among new top level domains....
  • Rackspace Shifts 90 Employees Away from Public Cloud Department
    Tuesday, March 1, 2016
    Rackspace is in the process of re-assigning 90 of its employees who work in its public cloud department to faster growing areas of the company, like private and hybrid cloud. Read More...
  • Cisco Expands Cloud and Hyperconverged Infrastructure Play
    Tuesday, March 1, 2016
    Cisco made two major data center announcements Tuesday, unveiling an agreement to acquire IT orchestration startup CliQr Technologies and rolling out a new line of hyperconverged infrastructure systems....
  • Public Cloud Most Expensive in Latin America, APAC: 451 Research
    Tuesday, March 1, 2016
    The overall price of public cloud computing has dropped by six percent over the last three months, but variance between services, and especially regions, means the benefit is unequally distributed, according to the latest Cloud Price Index by 451...
  • How IT Decisions Impact Your Data Center
    Tuesday, March 1, 2016
    The modern business is directly tied with the capabilities of IT. Most of all, your data center now impacts how you create business goals and entire strategic directives....