Web Hosting News

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  • Akamai Extends CDN Network to Kenya
    Thursday, October 16, 2014
    Akamai gained a point of presence in Kenya this week when it became peered at the Kenya Internet Exchange Point (KIXP). Local provider the Wananchi Group will host content from the Akamai Intelligent Platform, according to reports out of Africa....
  • Cloud Cruiser 4 Provides Cloud Cost Insights
    Thursday, October 16, 2014
    Cloud Cruiser has launched Enterprise Cloud Cruiser 4 to general availability this week to improve and ease consumption-based optimization of hybrid IT delivery. Cloud Cruiser 4 includes new views and analytic frameworks to allow enterprises to take...
  • Huawei and Accenture Partner to Offer Enterprise Private Cloud Solutions
    Thursday, October 16, 2014
    Huawei Technologies and Accenture are expanding a strategic alliance to offer cloud service in China and Southeast Asia, the companies announced Thursday. Together the companies will offer solutions for communications service providers (CSPs) and...
  • Indian Web Host ZNetLive Launches Public Cloud Server Offering Based on OpenStack
    Thursday, October 16, 2014
    ZNetLive, the web hosting division of Indian IT provider ZNet Technologies Pvt. Ltd., has launched a range of cloud server offerings based on open-source cloud operating system OpenStack. This provides adjustable resources for users on a pay-per-use...
  • New Plugin Provides Communication Between VMware vCenter Orchestrator and Array Networks' ADC Products
    Wednesday, October 15, 2014
    Array Networks's newly launched eCloud plug-in for VMware vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) which is designed to provide seamless interaction between vCO and Array's Application Delivery Control products, helping bring application IT delivery functions...
  • New Metadata Service Lets DigitalOcean Users Automate 'Droplet' Provisioning
    Wednesday, October 15, 2014
    New York-based cloud hosting provider DigitalOcean has released its metadata service on its Ubuntu and CentOS-based "Droplets" (its term for virtual cloud servers) designed to add more automation and control into the provisioning process....
  • Private OpenStack Cloud Provider Blue Box Given $10M in Series B Funding Round
    Wednesday, October 15, 2014
    Blue Box, a cloud startup that aims to deploy private clouds anywhere in the world in under an hour, has completed a $10 Million Series B financing round with investors Voyager Capital and Founders Collective....
  • Ireland Closing Tax Loophole Popular with Tech Companies
    Wednesday, October 15, 2014
    The Irish government is closing a tax loophole which is estimated to have saved tech companies billions of dollars, it announced as part of an annual budget statement. The "double Irish" loophole will still be available until 2020 under a...
  • Hive Launches Cloud Storage Service Billed as Free and Unlimited
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014
    A cloud storage service called Hive was officially launched on Monday, promising free unlimited cloud storage. Hive is aimed at the content sharing and syncing market and is currently available in beta. Read More...
  • First Annual HostingCon Europe Day 1
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014
    Exhibitors, sponsors and attendees from around the world gathered in Amsterdam today for the first annual HostingCon Europe to exchange knowledge and create new business partnerships. The event drew high quality attendees and engaging speakers. The...