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.

  • WordPress Hosting Platform Flywheel Raises $1.2 Million
    Tuesday, September 9, 2014
    Omaha-based WordPress hosting company Flywheel has raised $1.2 million in a funding round led by Linseed Capital. The company provides a managed WordPress platform for designers, freelancers and creative agencies. Read More...
  • McAfee Launches Host-Based Security Solution for AWS Federal Customers
    Tuesday, September 9, 2014
    McAfee announced on Monday that it will offer its Host-Based Security Solution (HBSS) to federal government AWS customers. McAfee will also be migrating existing tools and products to the AWS cloud, with the help of InfoReliance....
  • Braintree Partners with Coinbase for Mobile Bitcoin Payments
    Tuesday, September 9, 2014
    Braintree announced a partnership with Coinbase which will allow mobile payments to be made with bitcoin at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco on Monday. Braintree also announced that One Touch mobile payment for iOS is now generally available from...
  • Digiweb Buys New Zealand Web Host Web Drive
    Tuesday, September 9, 2014
    Digiweb has acquired Web Drive, which is among New Zealand's largest web hosts. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed....
  • DDoS Attack Causes Weekend Outages at New Zealand ISP Spark
    Monday, September 8, 2014
    Customers of New Zealand ISP Spark experienced significant outages over the weekend due to a DDoS attack that sent "extremely high traffic loads" to its Spark DNS servers.
  • WHIR Events Announces 2015 Schedule
    Monday, September 8, 2014
    After taking a break over the summer, WHIR Events are back in full-force with a jam-packed networking schedule. We are also thrilled to announce the dates and locations of our 2015 networking events!...
  • NZ Court Orders Police to Hand Back Clones of Dotcom's Data Seized in 2012 Raid
    Monday, September 8, 2014
    New Zealand police will have to hand over the copies they made of Kim Dotcom's devices that were seized during the 2012 raid, according to a report by TorrentFreak on Monday....
  • 5 Ways Service Providers Can Win (and Keep) Small Business Customers
    Monday, September 8, 2014
    On Thursday at the ePages Commerce Summit in Hamburg, Germany, Alyssa Jade McDonald-Bärtl gave a keynote presentation about the challenges of a starting a small business and how service providers can help. McDonald-Bärtl is the owner of Blyss...
  • CenturyLink Wants to Acquire Rackspace: Bloomberg Report
    Monday, September 8, 2014
    CenturyLink is in talks to acquire cloud provider Rackspace, according to a report by Bloomberg on Monday. Citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, the report said that odds of the deal going through are "less than 50 percent unless...
  • Web Hosting Sales and Promos Roundup - September 5, 2014
    Friday, September 5, 2014
    In the week ending September 5, 2014, AIT is offering a 50 percent loyalty discount on dedicated servers, GoDaddy is offering up to 85 percent off its website plans, and A Small Orange is offering a VPS hosting sale. Read More...