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.

  • Red Hat Rolls Out Linux for SAP Hana Cloud on AWS
    Monday, July 6, 2015
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux certified for SAP Hana is now available on Amazon Web Services, Red Hat announced last week....
  • Mailbox.org Uses Open-Xchange Solution for Email Encryption
    Thursday, July 2, 2015
    With the latest update to Open-Xchange's email and file encryption software OX Guard, hosting providers can easily apply the "Pretty Good Privacy" (PGP) email protection standard to their email services. Read More...
  • City of Chicago to Tax Cloud Streaming Services Starting Sept. 1
    Thursday, July 2, 2015
    Chicago will begin mandatory collection of a nine percent tax on streaming and cloud services on September 1 after a ruling by the Department of Finance. The City of Chicago has ruled that two different existing tax rules - one for consumer...
  • Hacker Group Anonymous Targets Government Websites on Canada Day
    Thursday, July 2, 2015
    Canadian government websites were attacked, and some disrupted by Anonymous hackers as the country celebrated its national holiday on Wednesday. Anonymous announced the attacks ahead of time, describing them as a protest against the recently passed...
  • Level 3 Acquires DDoS Protection Firm Black Lotus to Boost Security Capabilities
    Thursday, July 2, 2015
    Level 3 Communications has acquired DDoS protection company Black Lotus to boost its security product capabilities, the company announced Wednesday. Terms of the cash-only deal were not disclosed....
  • Court Orders Namecheap to Help RIAA Identify Grooveshark Copycat
    Thursday, July 2, 2015
    A court has ordered domain registrar Namecheap to hand over personal details of one of its customers who is suspected to be behind the new Grooveshark website, according to a recent report by TorrentFreak....
  • Survey: Enterprises Plan to Spend More on Data Centers
    Thursday, July 2, 2015
    Despite the popular belief that cloud services are well on their way to replacing enterprise data centers, most mid-size and large businesses are planning to increase spending on their mission-critical facilities in the near future. Read More...
  • Endurance International Group Appoints SVP of M&A Integration
    Wednesday, July 1, 2015
    Endurance International Group has filled two senior vice president roles recently, adding Karen Williams as SVP of M&A integration and Sham Sao as SVP of products. Prior to their respective appointments, Williams had served as director of integration...
  • AWS Releases Open Source TLS Encryption Protocol
    Wednesday, July 1, 2015
    Amazon Web Services has released a new open source implementation of the TLS encryption protocol, called signal to noise (s2n). Released on Tuesday, the s2n library is designed to be smaller, faster and easier to review than TLS....
  • Cisco Acquires Enterprise Security Firm OpenDNS
    Tuesday, June 30, 2015
    As part of an effort to bolster its security services Cisco announced today a plan to acquire OpenDNS, a provider of a cloud service that enables IT organizations to rely more on external DNS servers to better secure their data center environments....