Web Hosting News

We feel it is important to keep up on the latest web hosting industry news. Here are some important articles we've selected to share with you. These are provided as a courtesy and we do not control the content. Articles are property of their respective owners.

  • The WHIR: Cloud Talks, Episode 17 with Ken Simpson
    Monday, November 16, 2015
    In Episode 17 of The WHIR: Cloud Talks, Editor in Chief Nicole Henderson talks to Ken Simpson, CEO of MailChannels about Safe Harbor and what it means for hosting providers....
  • IBM developerWorks Premium Offers ‘All-Access Pass' for Cloud Hosting, Training, and Support
    Monday, November 16, 2015
    Providing a curated set of tools and resources for IBM's cloud services, Big Blue has launched developerWorks Premium, a subscription model of its developerWorks community edition that also includes hosting, education and support....
  • UK2 Group Launches Premium WordPress Hosting, SEO Tool
    Monday, November 16, 2015
    UK2 Group announced on Monday that it has launched premium WordPress hosting and Website SEO Guru services for customers of its UK2.net, Midphase and Westhost web hosting companies....
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Releases Docker Solutions Portfolio
    Monday, November 16, 2015
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise has introduced a new portfolio of solutions built for Docker at DockerCon Europe on Monday. The solutions envelop cloud, software, storage and other services. Read More...
  • Top 5 Web Hosting Talk Threads - Nov. 13
    Friday, November 13, 2015
    Every week our colleagues at Web Hosting Talk compile the top 5 most popular forum threads. Want to join in the conversation? Leave your thoughts in the comments and visitWeb Hosting Talk to sign up and learn more. Read More...
  • Europe Greenlights Equinix-Telecity Merger, With Caveats
    Friday, November 13, 2015
    European antitrust regulators have approved the planned acquisition of TelecityGroup by Equinix, making the Redwood City, California-based data center provider the largest player in the European market.
  • Gmail to Warn Users When Emails Sent without Encryption
    Friday, November 13, 2015
    The number of emails using encryption has increased dramatically over the past two years, according to research published by Google on Thursday. Read More...
  • Cox Moves for Piracy Suit Dismissal After Rightscorp Destroys Tracking Code
    Thursday, November 12, 2015
    ISP Cox has moved for the copyright infringement case against it to be dismissed, after piracy tracking company Rightscorp destroyed the code it used to produce the evidence plaintiffs BMG and Round Hill Music say shows criminal activity. A...
  • New York Proposes New Cybersecurity Regulations for Financial Institutions
    Thursday, November 12, 2015
    The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has sent a letter to Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee (FBIIC) members outlining potential new cybersecurity regulations. The letter (pdf), dated Monday, provides a review...
  • When is the Best Time to Retire a Server?
    Thursday, November 12, 2015
    There's no magic number for the length of the hardware refresh cycle that works for everyone, but the set of variables that together determine the ideal time to replace a server is fairly uniform across the board. Identifying those variables and...