Web Hosting News

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  • Microsoft Runs the Largest Botnets and Gets Stolen Passwords - All to Keep Customers Safe
    Thursday, October 22, 2015
    It might be surprising to hear that Microsoft owns the 10 largest botnets in the world - but just as it takes a thief to catch a thief, it may require running a botnet to save organizations from botnets....
  • Softchoice Works with Dell and Microsoft on Hybrid Cloud Offering
    Thursday, October 22, 2015
    Managed services provider Softchoice is the first provider in North America to offer the Dell Hybrid Cloud System for Microsoft CPS, the company announced Wednesday. ...
  • HP to Shutter Helion Public Cloud in January
    Thursday, October 22, 2015
    The challenges of turning a profit on the low prices for public cloud, and the popularity of hybrid in all its forms and definitions have led HP to shutter HP Helion and increase its focus on private cloud and services....
  • EMC, VMware Launch Joint Enterprise Cloud Business Under Virtustream Brand
    Wednesday, October 21, 2015
    EMC and VMware have formed a new business unit that will sell cloud services from EMC, VMware, and Virtustream, the cloud services provider that EMC acquired in May for $1.2 billion. Read More...
  • 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...