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NTT Communications Powers Cloud Service with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

April 30, 2010 by · Comments Off on NTT Communications Powers Cloud Service with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 

Web Hosting ServicesRALEIGH, N.C. – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced another endorsement of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization as a foundational technology for clouds. NTT Communications (NTT Com) in Japan has built its new cloud computing and hosting service offering, BizHosting Basic, on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and has become a Red Hat Premier Certified Cloud Provider. In addition, Red Hat Enterprise Linux will be offered as a guest operating system for the new NTT Com service.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization was delivered to the market in November 2009 and has since been adopted by a number of global technology leaders, including IBM and NTT Com, as the technology base for their enterprise cloud offerings. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, designed for the demands of the cloud, aims to create a secure, scalable environment for sharing resources among multiple users and organizations and for managing them simply and flexibly. Read more

Savvis Meets European Cloud Infrastructure Demand Through UK Data Center Expansion

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Web Hosting ServicesST. LOUIS – Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced the 20 million pounds Sterling expansion of its Slough data center in the UK. The development is expected to meet growing European demand for its cloud computing and IT infrastructure services and also comes in anticipation of the Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC) launch in Europe later this year.

The ISO 27001 accredited facility will be expanded by 20,000 square feet of saleable data center space. The development will be completed in September 2010 and will result in a total of 43,000 square feet of saleable data center floor space. Read more

Horizon Data Center Solutions and FiberLight Partner To Power Enterprise Colocation and Cloud Computing

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Web Hosting ServicesWashington, DC – FiberLight, LLC, a leading optical networking provider, was able to accomplish the impossible when it turned up a 10 Gig Ethernet network with dedicated IP Services in less than a week for Horizon Data Center Solutions, a fast growing facilities-based colocation and IT service company headquartered in Dallas. The new infrastructure will enable Horizon’s clients to efficiently connect to their Tier III+, SAS 70 II data centers from any location and will provide a 5 9’s fully redundant network architecture to ensure optimum uptime.

“We’ve heard great things about FiberLight’s service and speed to turn-up, but it still surprised us that they were able to connect our facilities together so fast,” said Horizon Data Center Solutions CEO Lance Smith. “When we looked at networking providers we realized that FiberLight was the best fit because they offer a customized end-to-end networking solution that allowed us to expand our network quickly and provide secure connectivity and dedicated IP on a stable platform.” Read more

Palladium Hosting Launches Hosted Exchange Product Line

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Web Hosting ServicesCalgary, Canada – Palladium Hosting, an Alberta-based hosting company, recently announced the launch of a line of Hosted products including Exchange 2010, Blackberry, Sharepoint, Office Communication Server, and Dynamics CRM. The service is designed to assist customers who need today’s technology for communication and collaboration, rely on devices powered by BlackBerry and Windows mobile, but don’t want the expense of designing and maintaining their own infrastructure.

“Our products deliver 99.999% up time, with a 100% mail data protection guarantee allowing companies and their employees to communicate and collaborate with confidence using their mobile devices, a capability which has become critical to the success of any business,” said Wayne Freeman, the founder of Palladium Hosting, which offers various hosting solutions to personal and business customers throughout the world. Read more

Cisco and VMware to Accelerate Data Center Virtualization Opportunities for Channel Partners

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Web Hosting ServicesSAN FRANCISCO, CA – Cisco Partner Summit – April 28, 2010 – Building on a shared vision of data center virtualization for enabling customers to build private clouds, Cisco and VMware (NYSE: VMW) today announced the expansion of the companies’ relationship with the launch of a comprehensive channel partner acceleration initiative.

Targeting mutual channel partners that are Cisco data center specialized and authorized to resell VMware solutions, the initiative includes a wide range of new benefits, including solutions training, solution bundles, financial incentives, funding for virtualization assessments, online demo labs, market enablement and financing.  The initiative will help solution providers derive greater value for their investment in Cisco-VMware capabilities by simplifying the delivery of a complete architecture with the industry-leading Cisco Unified Computing System and VMware vSphere™.  The integrated solution will reduce data center complexity, lower costs and enable a more flexible, agile IT service delivery model. Read more

Network Solutions Offers Branding Opportunity for New and Existing Websites with the Launch of .CO Domain Name Registration

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Web Hosting Services –  Herndon, VA – Network Solutions®, leading provider of domain name registration and online marketing services, announces the launch of the second phase of the .CO with the Columbia Registry. The Sunrise Global phase of the .CO domain name registration begins April 26, 2010 and ends on June 10, 2010, the Landrush phase begins on June 21, 2010.

Associated with words such as COmpany, COrporation, and COmmerce, a .CO extension offers an immediately recognizable, global branding opportunity for new and existing websites.

“This domain extension is easy to remember and flexible to use; it creates an ideal platform for today’s socially networked consumers to share content, create communities, and connect, communicate, and collaborate,” explains Sean Kaine, Director of Product Marketing at  Network Solutions, further demonstrating the utility of the extension and its branding possibilities. Read more

Cineteck France Selects Equinix to Deliver Premium Hosting

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Web Hosting ServicesParis, France – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, has today announced that Cineteck France, a specialist in website hosting for enterprises and individuals, has chosen to host its Web and application servers in a private cage at Equinix’s International Business Exchange (IBX®) data center (PA2) located in Saint-Denis, in the suburbs of Paris, France. By locating business-critical infrastructure at the PA2 data center, Cineteck France can now directly interconnect with many of France’s leading telecom and service providers, enabling the hosting specialist to sign Internet access and private network contracts at highly competitive rates.  Cineteck France has also chosen Equinix due to its aggressive expansion program, which means it is ideally placed to match Cineteck France’s 2010 plans to grow its own hosting operations.

Based in Rodez, France, Cineteck France delivers dedicated and shared hosting solutions to SMEs, Web agencies and individuals. The company also offers platforms to host collaborative applications such as ERP, groupware and CRM solutions. In order to safeguard its equipment as well as provide high quality and highly available services to its customers, Cineteck France decided to entrust its infrastructure to Equinix, benefiting from remote monitoring and administration, and, at the same time, capitalizing on Equinix’s established community of network providers. Read more

Open-Xchange Introduces Simplified SaaS Partner Pricing

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Web Hosting ServicesNUREMBERG, Germany – Open-Xchange simplified pricing for its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) e-mail and collaboration alternative to Microsoft Exchange, the company announced today.

The new OXrate pricing program has five SaaS partner levels based on the providers’ customer base —  ranging from less than 1,000 to more than 250,000 customers. Each level offers two options of pricing – flat rate and guaranteed revenue. Read more

Node4 Race Ahead With Superbike Sponsorship

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Web Hosting ServicesDerby, UK – A world away from the high-security temperature controlled environment of their data centres, Node4 have been official joint sponsors of the Motorpoint Yamaha team since 2009.

Keen to build on their relationship with the team, Node4 have continued sponsorship into the 2010/2011 season supporting former British Supersport and European Superstock rider Dan Linfoot alongside Superbike ‘Rookie of the Year’ Ian Lowry. Read more

F5 Unlocks True Potential of ‘On-Demand IT’

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Web Hosting ServicesLONDON, UK – F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today introduced its BIG-IP® Version 10.2 software to help extend enterprise data centre architecture to the cloud, and enable enterprises and service providers to realise the potential of ‘On-Demand IT’ through a dynamic services model. To help customers unlock the power of ‘On-Demand IT,’ F5 is detailing a comprehensive approach that integrates disparate technologies for application delivery, security, optimisation, data management, and infrastructure control—all critical technologies needed to realise the true flexibility and agility of virtualisation and cloud computing solutions. Today’s announcement builds on F5’s strategy to unify application delivery and data services within its rich solution portfolio.

The true benefits of virtualisation and cloud computing projects are achieved when organisations move beyond addressing single initiatives—such as data centre consolidation, green IT, IT/business alignment—and move toward a holistic architecture that integrates these initiatives and creates new, more efficient ways of implementing technologies in concert with one another. Read more

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