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NEMCO Motorsports Announce 5-Race Sponsorship with HostGator.com

June 30, 2010 by · Comments Off on NEMCO Motorsports Announce 5-Race Sponsorship with HostGator.com 

Hosting ToolboxMOORESEVILLE, N.C. — HostGator.com, a leading provider of web hosting services, will sponsor Joe Nemechek’s NEMCO Motorsports entries in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.

HostGator.com will also sponsor Nemechek’s Nationwide car July 9 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., July 17 at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Ill. and July 24 at O’Reilly Raceway Park in Indianapolis.

“We are honored to have HostGator.com on board and that they selected NEMCO Motorsports to see what NASCAR is all about,” said Nemechek. “It’s always great to bring a new company into NASCAR. It also means a lot at NEMCO Motorsports to have an eco-friendly green sponsor”
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Symantec Tool Challenges Small Businesses to Assess their Exposure to Information Risk

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Hosting ToolboxReading, UK – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today launched a new tool giving small businesses a holistic view of how they measure up against their peers in terms of information protection efficiency and effectiveness. The Symantec Small Business Check-up is a simple-to-complete online questionnaire that enables small businesses to benchmark themselves against survey results from 700 small businesses across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The comparison allows participants to assess their organisation’s relative vulnerability to data risk and add information about their own environments to the benchmarking tool. The tool then provides them with an analysis of any gaps or inconsistencies that might cause exposure.

The Symantec Small Business Check-up has already revealed that smaller companies share a number of serious vulnerabilities: Read more

ABBYY Offer Google Search Appliance™ Connector for new Recognition Server 3.0

June 30, 2010 by · Comments Off on ABBYY Offer Google Search Appliance™ Connector for new Recognition Server 3.0 

Hosting ToolboxBRACKNELL, UK — ABBYY® Europe, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software, today announced that it is offering the ABBYY Recognition Server™ for Google Search Appliance™ together with its newly announced Recognition Server 3.0. ABBYY Recognition Server works as a background optical character recognition (OCR) service, enabling Google Search Appliance to index full text content from documents in image formats to make them easily discoverable.  ABBYY Recognition Server for Google Search Appliance is a highly efficient solution for organisations looking to decrease administrative costs and prevent the loss of company equity by ensuring that all valuable organisational knowledge is electronically accessible 24 x 7.

Often the success of a company rests on its ability to build efficient processes that keep information moving.  Companies that are able to quickly organise and access information are in a better position to save money and time with shorter training periods for new employees, and increased productivity from knowledge workers in their daily work. Google Search Appliance is an enterprise search system designed to index searchable and editable file formats on an organisation’s file servers, Web servers, content management systems, and other resources. Google Search Appliance makes these documents available for the user to search using an easy to use Google interface. Read more

Colocation America Announces New Connectivity at its LA and NYC Data Centers

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Hosting ToolboxLOS ANGELES – Colocation America, a leading colocation server hosting company, announced its global communications network with its greatest quality connectivity yet. Colocation America routes the majority of its national and international communications through its One Wilshire (Los Angeles) and 60 Hudson (New York City) data centers, preeminent hubs for international communication.

“One Wilshire and 60 Hudson are two of the world’s leading connection points and with Colocation America’s premium bandwidth blend of over 55% peering in these facilities, our global reach is immediate and secure,” says Michael Trunkett, President of Colocation America. “Over 10 years of experience in providing exceptional colocation hosting services has gained the confidence and satisfaction of our clients and that is something of which we are very proud of.” Read more

Steadfast Networks Opens New Data Center in Chicago

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Hosting ToolboxChicago, IL – Steadfast Networks, a leading Chicago based data center and dedicated server hosting provider, announced today the opening of its new Chicago data center, located at 725 S. Wells St. The new Steadfast Networks data center will accommodate the expanding demand for Chicago colocation services and Chicago web hosting services in a state-of-the-art data facility. The initial phase includes 6,000 sq. ft. of raised floor data center space and 750kW of power and is the first phase of a 4.5MW build-out at the location.

“Our goal at Steadfast Networks is to give you highly competitive pricing in downtown Chicago without cutting any corners on performance and quality,” says Karl Zimmerman, CEO of Steadfast Networks. “We have the size and scale to easily deliver managed hosting services and colocation hosting services to small, medium, and enterprise businesses, but with a commitment to flexibility and the personal customer service often found in a small company.”
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Launch of Savvis Symphony Allows Clients to Configure Virtual Private Data Centers in the Cloud

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Hosting ToolboxST. LOUIS – Savvis Symphony, one of the broadest lines of cloud services on the market, officially launches today with the release of Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC), a new cloud computing offering from Savvis, Inc. that provides clients with 100 percent enterprise-class cloud.

Savvis Symphony offers fully managed hosting services on top of fully managed, enterprise-class infrastructure. The Savvis Symphony suite of cloud services includes: Read more

Interoute’s eCommerce hosting centres attain PCI DSS accreditation

June 29, 2010 by · Comments Off on Interoute’s eCommerce hosting centres attain PCI DSS accreditation 

Hosting ToolboxLONDON – Interoute, owner operator of Europe’s largest advanced next-generation network, today announced that it has achieved Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) certification for its Amsterdam, Berlin and Geneva data centres.  PCI DSS is a security standard for online credit card transaction set out by the PCI Security Standard Council, founded by leading credit card organisations including American Express, MasterCard Worldwide, and Visa.  Interoute has attained compliance through an independent Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) to ensure the security of its managed hosting solutions.

With the theft and reselling of credit and debit card details on the rise, the protection of card holder data is more important than ever. The PCI DSS standards ensure the best security controls are in place to protect credit card data and personal information from online fraud and theft.  For any organisation entrusting its precious e-commerce credit card data to a managed hosting supplier, it is essential that they seek PCI DSS assurances of protection controls against theft. Read more

NYI Launches NYI X-Connect to Offer Customers Financial Exchange Connectivity

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Hosting ToolboxNEW YORK, NY – NYI, a SAS 70 type II-certified, mission-critical data solutions provider, has launched NYI X-Connect (www.nyix.net), a new platform that allows NYI customers immediate, customizable access to more than 20 top markets, including New York, New Jersey, Frankfurt, Singapore, Hong Kong, Chicago and Toronto.

Powered by Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), an exclusive provider of high-bandwidth, low-latency networking solutions, NYI X-Connect is a dynamic, customizable network solution that extends NYI’s portfolio of colocation, managed services, dedicated servers and Virtual Private Servers to the global, financial community. Read more

SGI Announces Broad Support for New AMD® Opteron™ 4000 Series Platforms

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Hosting ToolboxFREMONT, CA — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in HPC and data center solutions, today announced broad support for AMD® Opteron™ 4000 Series platforms across SGI® scale-out server platforms. New SGI servers featuring the AMD Opteron 4100 Series processor technology are compelling for customers that require high performance in the smallest possible power footprint.

Day-one support for the AMD Opteron 4100 Series processor is offered in four new SGI® CloudRack™ and Rackable™ scale-out server models, which can be installed in either traditional data center racks or in ICE Cube™ modular data centers. AMD Opteron 4100 Series processors offer significant power savings over the previous generation. These processor enhancements perfectly complement SGI’s overall Eco-Logical™ server strategy. Read more

Over 450 Financial Market Participants Leverage the Equinix Global Services Delivery Platform

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Hosting ToolboxFOSTER CITY, CA — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today revealed that its Financial Services business unit has added more than 100 customers over the last calendar year and now has more than 450 in total, with nearly 900 deployments*. This achievement highlights a year that has seen Equinix close its acquisition of Switch and Data, continue to expand its International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center footprint that currently spans 35 strategic metropolitan areas around the world, and greatly broaden its ecosystem of trading venues, buy and sell side firms, market data providers, technology providers and financial networks. These milestones have strengthened Equinix’s leadership in the financial sector while providing its customers a neutral meeting place to conduct business.

The growing interrelationship of the global financial markets has led to seismic shifts in trading methods and technologies employed. While the shifts have created competitive opportunities, they have also placed a tremendous burden on IT infrastructure and require well-connected data centers to meet the needs of today’s financial services industry. To compete in this complex, real-time transaction environment, financial firms need a secure environment, rich network choices and the ability to connect to multiple partners simultaneously. This challenge is further amplified when a firm operates multi-nationally and needs to service several regions simultaneously while minimizing latency and operational costs.
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