Web Hosting News

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  • Dell Partners with Kingsoft as Part of $125 Billion Tech Investment in China
    Thursday, September 10, 2015
    Dell has partnered with Chinese tech giant Kingsoft to jointly launch Dell-Kingsoft Cloud as part of a $125 billion investment in China by Dell over the next five years, CEO Michael Dell announced Thursday. ...
  • DevOps Automation Firm Chef Raises $40 Million to Grow Operations
    Thursday, September 10, 2015
    DevOps automation software provider Chef has raised $40 million in a Series E funding round to accelerate product development and expand its operations globally, the company announced on Wednesday....
  • Microsoft Back in Court over Emails in Dublin Data Center
    Wednesday, September 9, 2015
    Microsoft is back in court today over US government access to customer emails stored in its Dublin, Ireland, data center....
  • Yahoo's Planned Spinoff of Alibaba Stake Hits IRS Snag: Report
    Wednesday, September 9, 2015
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has declined to issue a ruling on the tax implications of Yahoo spinning off its portion of Alibaba, according to a filing with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Spotted first by Quartz, the filing details a...
  • Arrests Made in Dridex, Citadel Malware Investigations
    Wednesday, September 9, 2015
    Long-term investigations into bank hacks and sophisticated cyber crimes may be yielding results, as criminals behind the "Dridex" bank hack Trojan and Citadel malware may now be in police custody. ...
  • Microsoft Confirms Acquistion of Cloud Application Security Firm Adallom
    Tuesday, September 8, 2015
    Microsoft has acquired cloud application security company Adallom, the companies announced Tuesday. Adallom's SaaS identity solution will be integrated into Microsoft's security portfolio to enhance its capabilities on-premise and across multiple...
  • Website Management Platform Pantheon Launches Enterprise Service
    Tuesday, September 8, 2015
    Drupal and WordPress website management platform Pantheon is launching a new enterprise service on Tuesday, offering premium features that it says will help companies standardize workflows, onboard teams and improve security....
  • AWS, GoDaddy Named in Ashley Madison Lawsuit
    Tuesday, September 8, 2015
    A lawsuit has been filed against Amazon Web Services (AWS) and GoDaddy by three anonymous plaintiffs for hosting websites that reproduced the user data stolen from Ashley Madison. The suit seeks $3 million in damages, and also names 20 other...
  • Rancher Labs Provides Infrastructure Platform for Container-Based IaaS Clouds
    Tuesday, September 8, 2015
    Rancher Labs is a startup that provides tools to help run Dockerized applications in production. Launched in beta in July, its management platform Rancher fully automates container networking, load balancing, service discovery, monitoring and...
  • Migrating Cloud Hosting Providers
    Tuesday, September 8, 2015
    One of the most challenging points for any organization is an infrastructure move or migration. This becomes even more difficult when core systems are reliant on a cloud platform. Read More...