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.

  • Google Acquires HTML5 Web Hosting Platform Divshot
    Wednesday, October 21, 2015
    Google has begun integrating HTML5 web hosting platform Divshot with Firebase following its acquisition of the Los Angeles-based startup. ...
  • Docker Buys Tutum, a Cloud Service for Container Management
    Wednesday, October 21, 2015
    Docker, the startup behind the popular Linux container format, has acquired Tutum, which provides an easy way to manage containerized applications and deploy them on any cloud infrastructure service or in companies' own data centers. Terms of the...
  • Top 5 Must-Know Technologies for 2016
    Wednesday, October 21, 2015
    As IT professionals, we love this industry because of the constant change and innovation. In today's wide array of technological advancements, it can become a bit confusing as to which technologies we should be following. Read More...
  • HostGator, BlueHost Bring Google Apps for Work to Mexico
    Wednesday, October 21, 2015
    Endurance International Group (EIG) brands HostGator and BlueHost have launched Google Apps for Work for their small and medium-sized business customers in Mexico, the company announced Tuesday. ...
  • DigitalOcean Adds Floating IP Option to Reduce Application Downtime
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Cloud infrastructure provider DigitalOcean has added floating IPs, allowing IP addresses to instantly move from one virtual servers (or "Droplet" in DigitalOcean's terminology) to another one in the same datacenter to enable applications so...
  • Amid Poor Results Overall, IBM's Cloud Business Growing
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    IBM now makes $4.5 billion in revenue from cloud delivered as a service - that's separate from private cloud infrastructure it helps customers set up in their own data centers - which is less than Amazon Web Services' $7.3 billion 12-month...
  • Verizon Wins Cybersquatting Battle Over .Porn Domain
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Verizon has taken over control of Verizon.porn from a cybersquatter after a successful Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) complaint. The domain name could have been blocked through the Trademark Clearinghouse, but Verizon won its...
  • Web Hosting Provider LeaseWeb Launches Cloud Platform in Asia
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    After a couple of toe-dips into the region, LeaseWeb is diving into the Asia-Pacific market with a full slate of cloud services, the company announced Monday. ...
  • Hivelocity Set to Double Tampa Footprint with 30,200-Square-Foot Data Center
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Web hosting provider Hivelocity is breaking ground on a new data center in Tampa, marking its second data center in the Florida city. ...
  • Windstream to Sell Data Center Business for $575M
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    In what may be a sign of things to come, Little Rock, Arkansas-based telecommunications company WindStream Communications has agreed to sell its data center services business to TierPoint, a rollup that's been focused on buying companies that...