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.

  • French Cloud Firm Goes to Canada for 'Patriot Act-Free' Location
    Wednesday, September 24, 2014
    Clever Cloud, a Paris-based Platform-as-a-Service startup, has added a North America region to its cloud by establishing a data center in Montreal. The company said it chose Canada over US because of the US government's digital surveillance...
  • Media Temple Relaunches Managed VPS Hosting Product
    Wednesday, September 24, 2014
    Media Temple announced on Wednesday that it has relaunched its Managed VPS Hosting product and CloudTech managed support offering.
  • Engine Yard Expands Magento on AWS Ecommerce Service
    Wednesday, September 24, 2014
    Cloud application management platform provider Engine Yard is expanding its Magento on AWS offering with several new features, the company announced on Monday. The new features will enable faster site performance along with decreased costs to...
  • Paid Prioritization Tops User Concerns as FCC Closes Net Neutrality Feedback Period
    Tuesday, September 23, 2014
    The open comment period of the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) Open Internet discussion ended on Monday with 3.7 million comments and replies submitted, according to an FCC blog post. Read More...
  • Rackspace Defeats Patent Troll to Nullify Screen Rotation Patent
    Tuesday, September 23, 2014
    Rackspace has defeated patent troll Rotatable Technologies in court, removing a patent from the screen rotation technology common to smartphones and other displays, according to a Rackspace blog post. Other companies sued under the same now...
  • Ericsson Buys Majority Stake in Ex-VMware CTO's Startup Apcera
    Tuesday, September 23, 2014
    Ericsson has acquired a majority stake in Apcera, a startup formed by former VMware CTO Derek Collison, which also unveiled its policy driven enterprise application platform called Continuum today. Read More...
  • Yahoo Acquires Indian Cloud Startup Bookpad
    Monday, September 22, 2014
    Yahoo has acquired Indian startup Bookpad on Monday. Bookpad is known for its Docspad platform which allows developers to embed cloud-based documents in their applications. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Read More...
  • J2 Global Acquires Melbourne Hosting Company Web24
    Monday, September 22, 2014
    Los Angeles-based Internet services company j2 Global announced on Monday that it has acquired the assets of Melbourne, Australia web hosting provider Web24 Group. The terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed....
  • Simply Secure Helps Consumers Navigate Challenges of Security Technology
    Monday, September 22, 2014
    On Thursday Google, Dropbox and the Open Technology Fund announced Simply Secure, a new organization focused on making open source security tools easier to use. Security solutions are readily available yet the adoption rates remains low among the...
  • The Pirate Bay Spreads Infrastructure Across 21 VMs to Prevent Downtime
    Monday, September 22, 2014
    Two years after switching its entire infrastructure to the cloud, The Pirate Bay now uses 21 virtual machines hosted at different providers to run its website, according to a report by TorrentFreak on Sunday....