TweetPhoto Puts The Rackspace Cloud Into The Picture

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Web Hosting ToolsSAN ANTONIO – Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE:RAX), the world’s leader in hosting, today announced that TweetPhoto has chosen Cloud Sites™ and Cloud Files™ from Mosso | The Rackspace Cloud to support their innovative new social media photo sharing site. TweetPhoto, which has announced that they are launching in Beta today, is expected to bring a new level of functionality and bandwidth-intensive features to photo sharing while addressing the performance challenges experienced with other photo sharing services.

As with other social media services and the viral nature of online photos, TweetPhoto is expected to experience unpredictable and massive swings in traffic patterns – making the Mosso | The Rackspace Cloud approach to providing worry-free scaling and unlimited storage an attractive solution. Read more

GlobalSign Offers Co-Branded Site Seal as Part of SSL Partner Program

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Web Hosting ToolsPortsmouth, NH – GlobalSign Inc. one of the longest established Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL Partner Programs, has today announced a new Site Seal function which will enable GlobalSign’s SSL Partners to display their own co-branded Site Seal on their websites.

GlobalSign currently offers a free Secure Site Seal to all SSL Partners, which helps them to educate web visitors on the security technology they employ to protect against phishing attacks and eavesdropping. The Site Seal clearly shows that the transactions performed on the website are securely encrypted by GlobalSign’s strong SSL technology. When clicked, the Site Seal profile displays easy to understand website security information and allows organizations to display details such as trading address and telephone number, giving visitors visible, real-time assurance that the website is authentic and protected. Read more

TERENA announces COMODO as preferred supplier of new Server Certificate Service

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Web Hosting ToolsJersey City, NJ –  TERENA, the leading European organization to promote and participate in the development of a high quality international information and telecommunications infrastructure for the benefit of research and education, announced on 23 March 2009, that it had selected COMODO CA Limited of Manchester, England as the preferred supplier of ‘pop-up free’ server certificates.

The Server Certificate Service (SCS) aims to provide low-cost ‘pop-up free’ server certificates 18 National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) and the 2,225 organizations they serve. Read more

Rwanda Development Board Selects AtMail

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Web Hosting ToolsBrisbane, Australia and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – AtMail, a leading provider of easy-to-use, Linux-based email management appliances and software, today announced that Rwanda Development Board (RDB/IT ) has selected AtMail for its email system. AtMail now supports more than 15 million email accounts globally, making it one of the industry’s most popular and reliable email systems.

“AtMail was selected by RDB/IT as the most suitable email system that could meet our objectives to have all the government agencies onto a single platform with the flexibility to customize email accounts and, most importantly, receive vital messages on mobile devices,” said Desire Ngabonziza project manager with the Rwanda Development Board. “AtMail is very intuitive which allows our institutions leaders to easily access information and our internal team has remarked that it is very similar to other platforms they are familiar with, like Google’s Gmail or Yahoo Mail.” Read more

Alentus Partnership Taps High Growth VoIP Solutions Demand

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Web Hosting ToolsALISO VIEJO, Calif. – Alentus Corporation (Pink Sheets:ALNS), a leading provider of web hosting, sharepoint hosting, dedicated servers, and datacenter services, today announced a new partnership to provide business customers with unified VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) phone service.

Alentus has partnered with MyWorkplace Online, a managed voice service provider, to provide SMB and enterprise customers with integrated VoIP telephone services. The companies will immediately begin to create solutions packages that will provide incentives for customers of each company to adopt both VoIP and web hosting services. Read more

Equinix Opens New Global IT Development Center in Singapore

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Web Hosting ToolsFOSTER CITY, CA – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, announced the opening of a new global IT development center in Singapore on 29 April 2009. To support Equinix’s growing global business, which now spans 18 markets in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, the center will provide dedicated global application development support, database management and technical support services to all Equinix business units globally.

“As an industry leader dedicated to ensuring the vitality of the information-driven world, Equinix’s investment in this center represents our commitment to further strengthening our global IT capabilities that support the mission-critical data center and interconnection infrastructure Equinix provides for the world’s leading businesses,” said Brian Lillie, Chief Information Officer of Equinix. Read more

AIT Web Hosting Stimulus Plan – Goes Green

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Advanced Internet TechnologyWeb Hosting ToolsFayetteville, NC – Who says powerful technology, low prices, online marketing applications and environmentally green and friendly don’t go together? Web hosting company AIT has launched its Enterprise Dedicated Server Hosting Plan at rock bottom prices to assist businesses in a troubled economy.

“It is the best deal in the industry boasting state-of-the-art features and service and coupled with thousands of dollars in savings, ”says Sean McCoy, SVP-Sales and Marketing for AIT.

The current recession requires creative marketing solutions and a reality check on the core costs incurred in operating a business. From now until May 15, 2009 AIT is cuttings its price by $1,400.00 annually for a 60% reduction over its monthly Enterprise I Hosting payment plan. Clients receive a Production Class Server that uses 50% less power than most dedicated servers and it comes with a 250GB Hard Drive, 2 GB of Ram, and a 2.4 GHz Processor. Customers must call 1-800-878-4084 to take advantage of this special offer located at AIT-Promotions. If used properly, clients may be eligible for tax credits under the current stimulus plan with respect to green initiatives and technology. Read more Acquires Solid Cactus

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Web Hosting ToolsJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – (Nasdaq:WWWW), a leading provider of online marketing for small businesses, announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets and select liabilities of privately-held Solid Cactus(r), an award-winning eCommerce site builder and solutions provider. The acquisition of Solid Cactus enhances’s strategic position as a comprehensive, “one-stop” resource for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) seeking online marketing and eCommerce solutions.

“The acquisition of Solid Cactus demonstrates our commitment to providing SMBs with a broad range of online marketing solutions and eCommerce expertise to help them convert website traffic to sales,” said David Brown, Chairman and CEO of “As more consumers make their buying decisions online, small businesses see the increasing importance of having a professionally built e-store. This is further reinforced by recent studies that show that online shoppers are less sensitive to adverse economic conditions than the average U.S. consumer. Solid Cactus’ eCommerce site building capabilities and suite of solutions are an excellent complement to’s eCommerce platform and our recent partnerships in small business payment processing.” Read more

Digital Realty Trust Completes New Lease Agreement With IBM

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Web Hosting ToolsParis, France and London, UK – Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the world’s largest wholesale datacentre provider, has completed a second Turn-Key DatacentreSM lease agreement with IBM for space at Digital Realty Trust’s suburban Paris facility. Under this agreement, IBM will expand its datacentre accommodation capacity in the Digital Realty Trust facility to support growth in demand for its services. The prior agreement was announced in October 2008.

“Our goal is to be a true partner to our customers, by supporting their datacentre strategy and ensure the expansion of their IT teams and facilities through our expertise and resources. This new agreement with IBM in France consolidates our relationship and we are proud to be collaborating with them once again on an important datacentre project,” said Bernard Geoghegan, Senior Vice President of International Operations of Digital Realty Trust. “Our Turn-Key DatacentreSM space enables customers to reduce the upfront capital costs for these critical projects while accelerating their ability to deploy new systems. These are very compelling reasons for companies to select Digital Realty Trust as their datacentre partner.” Read more

The Planet Reports First Quarter Results

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The PlanetWeb Hosting ToolsHOUSTON – The Planet, the global leader in IT hosting, today discussed its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2009. The Planet provides quarterly updates to its customers, business partners and prospects with information relative to new initiatives and its progress.

“Our largest accounts fueled our growth this quarter, with virtual and private rack solutions making significant contributions to our revenue,” said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Douglas J. Erwin. “Of note is that one-third of our sales this quarter were derived from products and services that didn’t exist in our portfolio just one year ago. Customer satisfaction remains at record-high levels in both our call center and in our data centers.

“Despite the challenging economic environment faced by companies around the world, including our own, we continued our strong year-over-year double-digit revenue growth,” Erwin continued. “We are financially stable and well-positioned to sustain our business model, backed by our $45 million credit facility secured last fall. Our new colocation facility in North Dallas is scheduled to open this quarter, and leasing has begun on our new London data center. We are continuing our strategic direction, putting into place the infrastructure that will maximize our returns as the economy rebounds. More than any company in our business, we provide our customers with the best and broadest range of cost-effective hosting options in the industry.” Read more

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