Web Hosting News

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  • Startups Need to Treat Domain Name as Key Marketing Asset: Report
    Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    More than two-thirds of startups have domains which fail the "Radio Test," meaning they are not spelled how they sound and could be a barrier to customer access, according to a report by Name Ninja. ...
  • SMBs Want Cloud, Hybrid Business Continuity Solutions, Study Finds
    Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    Many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are targeting cloud or hybrid business continuity strategies, according to a new survey from Talkin' Cloud 100 honoree Carbonite (CARB) and market intelligence firm International Data Corp (IDC). Read...
  • AppDirect Announces New Hiring and Partnerships to Support European Expansion
    Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    As part of an aggressive expansion into Europe, cloud app market and platform provider AppDirect has opened offices in London and France, and announced the hiring of Tim Marsden to lead the company's global expansion as General Manager and Head of...
  • Magento ‘Shoplift' Vulnerability Affects Thousands of Unpatched Ecommerce Sites
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    Magento, a popular online commerce platform owned by eBay, has been found to have a vulnerability known as the Magento Shoplift (SUPEE-5344) that allows remote code execution and allows attackers to obtain control over a store and its sensitive data,...
  • WordPress Issues 4.2.1 to Patch Critical XSS Vulnerability
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    A critical zero-day WordPress XSS vulnerability disclosed late Sunday night has been patched with the Monday release of WordPress 4.2.1. The cross-site scripting vulnerabilityallows an attacker to execute malicious code via plugin and theme editors...
  • New Study Looks into Factors that Determine DevOps Salaries
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    With a role that combines some of the skills traditionally divided between operations and development, DevOps is becoming a highly sought-after skill set in organizations, and is demanding high salaries according to a new study. Incapsula, the maker...
  • AWS Worth $5 Billion But May No Longer Be Biggest Cloud Earner
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    Quarterly reports from tech giants IBM and Amazon both show strong gains in cloud revenue, but they may also indicate that cloud profits are shifting away from infrastructure. IBM reported cloud revenue increasing by 75 percent adjusted for currency...
  • PaaS and Docker Containers Work Together in Latest Apprenda Release
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    Brought to you by Data Center Knowledge Platform-as-a-Service provider Apprenda released version 6.0 of its enterprise PaaS that includes support for Docker containers, IBM's WebSphere Application Server, and more. PaaS provides an environment that...
  • Indian Telecom Authority Reveals the Identities of Net Neutrality Supporters
    Monday, April 27, 2015
    The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has published the emails and email addresses of Indians who responded to a document dealing with net neutrality, essentially doxing those who support net neutrality in India....
  • Using the Cloud to Extend your Business
    Monday, April 27, 2015
    The reality here is that the modern data center and service provider are a lot more capable of supporting a very diverse cloud environment. Furthermore, changes within compliance and regulations allow many more companies to actually look at some kind...