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.

  • Crossbar Raises $35M in Funding to Bring Resistive RAM to Market
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015
    Crossbar, a provider of non-volatile Resistive RAM (RRAM) technology, has completed a $35 million Series D funding round which will help continue Crossbar's road to commercialization of this memory technology that could store a terabyte of data on a...
  • VMware's Easy Button for Private OpenStack Cloud
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015
    OpenStack has emerged as the leading technology option for enterprise private clouds. But when an IT manager decides they want to create a private OpenStack cloud in their data center, they quickly find that the term "OpenStack" doesn't...
  • Power Outage in Hostway's Chicago Data Center Impacts DNS Service for Some Customers
    Monday, September 14, 2015
    Web hosting provider Hostway has experienced a localized power failure in its Chicago data center that is impacting DNS service for some of its customers, according to a message on Twitter by the company on Monday afternoon. Read More...
  • ServerHub Adds Monitoring as a Service from Server Density
    Monday, September 14, 2015
    Infrastructure as a service provider ServerHub announced on Monday that it is now offering monitoring as a service from Server Density....
  • The WHIR: Cloud Talks, Episode 16 with Chris Carfi
    Monday, September 14, 2015
    In Episode 16 of The WHIR: Cloud Talks podcast, Chris Carfi, product evangelist for GoDaddy, talks to Nicole Henderson, The WHIR Editor in Chief about his predictions for the future of the cloud and hosting industry as well as how services geared...
  • Report: Apple Takes Space in Russian Data Center to Comply With Data Location Law
    Monday, September 14, 2015
    Only one of every 10 customers of Russian data center providers managed to move Russian citizens' personal data they store to servers located in Russia to comply with the new data location law that went into effect September 1, and one of them was...
  • Microsoft Appoints Smith First Company-wide President in 13 Years
    Monday, September 14, 2015
    Microsoft (MSFT), which hasn't had a company-wide president since 2002, elevated Brad Smith, its top lawyer and 22-year company veteran, to president and chief legal officer....
  • Top 5 Hosting and Cloud Stories, Week of Sept. 12
    Saturday, September 12, 2015
    Busy week? We hear you. Grab a coffee and kick up your feet; we've got the top 5 headlines from the WHIR this week so you don't miss a thing. Read More...
  • Web Hosting Sales and Promos Roundup - Sept. 11, 2015
    Friday, September 11, 2015
    In the week ending September 11, Canonical has a deal on tickets for Strata & Hadoop World, DreamHost is offering 40 percent off web hosting, and the WHIR is offering €25 off HostingCon Europe registration. Read More...
  • IBM Acquires StrongLoop for Node.js Capabilities
    Friday, September 11, 2015
    IBM announced this week that it has acquired application development software provider StrongLoop to integrate Node.js capabilities with its software portfolio. The terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed....