Web Hosting News

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  • Hong Kong, China's Data Center Gateway to the World
    Monday, February 1, 2016
    Hong Kong may be one of the world's tiniest nations, but its importance on the internet's global map is huge, and, if the Hong Kong government plays its cards right, that importance is only going to grow. Read More...
  • Report: Digital Realty Mulling Interxion Acquisition
    Friday, January 29, 2016
    Digital Realty Trust is considering an acquisition of the major European data center colocation provider Interxion, according to reports citing the investor news service DealReporter. Read More...
  • Microservices Development Platform Wercker Closes $4.5 M Funding Round
    Friday, January 29, 2016
    Wercker, a platform that automates development of microservices and applications, closed a $4.5 million funding round which it plans to use to continue to drive developer adoption, expand into the enterprise market, and deepen its automation...
  • Azure Stack Technical Preview Includes Canonical Ubuntu Images
    Thursday, January 28, 2016
    The first technical preview of Azure Stack will be live on Friday, Microsoft announced on Tuesday, with bold pronouncements about being the only full power true hybrid cloud platform. Perhaps more surprising than the lofty ambitions for the private...
  • Default Non-Secure Flag for HTTP Coming to Chrome
    Thursday, January 28, 2016
    Google is working to make its flag marking HTTP sites as insecure in Chrome a default warning, according to a Chromium issue tracking page. A flurry of announcements from Google related to Chrome and security have served to lay the ground-work for a...
  • VMware Announces 800 Job Cuts, Narrower Cloud Focus
    Thursday, January 28, 2016
    Approximately 800 jobs will be lost in the first half of 2016 to restructuring at VMware, many in cloud computing, as the company narrows the focus of its cloud services portfolio. The announcement was made as part of VMware's Q4 2015 earnings...
  • Equinix, AT&T, Verizon Join Facebook's Open Source Data Center Project
    Wednesday, January 27, 2016
    As their networks become increasingly virtualized, telecommunications company offices will function and look more like data centers, and the companies are looking for the most effective and low-cost modern ways to build this new infrastructure....
  • Cloud and Application Layer Increasingly Popular Attack Targets: Report
    Wednesday, January 27, 2016
    Hosting providers are the end-user targets of 42 percent of all cyber attacks, according to research released Tuesday by Arbor Networks. The security company's 11th annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) revealed that DDoS attacks...
  • EMC Updates Cloud Storage Platform with ECS v2.2 Release
    Wednesday, January 27, 2016
    EMC has updated its software-defined, object-based cloud storage platform, Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS), with lower cost cloud storage. Read More...
  • Super Bowl 50: GoDaddy Sits Out as Wix, Squarespace Hype Ads
    Wednesday, January 27, 2016
    One of the biggest advertising events of the year takes place on Feb. 7, and companies in cloud and web services will have their usual prominent place in the festivities. ...