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NaviSite Announces Sale of Dallas Colocation Business to Cologix

December 21, 2010 by · Comments Off on NaviSite Announces Sale of Dallas Colocation Business to Cologix 

Website Hosting ToolboxANDOVER, MA – NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI), a premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, today announced the sale of its Dallas, Texas colocation business to Cologix Dallas, Inc., a subsidiary of Cologix, Inc., for $12.75 million in cash. All NaviSite Dallas colocation customers will be transferred to Cologix as part of the transaction. Cologix will also assume NaviSite’s lease of the Dallas data center where the services are hosted, managed, and supported. The transaction is effective immediately. Net proceeds from the sale will be used to repay debt. NaviSite will remain a customer and bandwidth service provider in the Cologix facility in Dallas.

The sale is part of NaviSite’s continuing strategic plan to divest its colocation only data centers and focus on complex hosting, application management, and cloud solutions for enterprise clients. “The sale of the Dallas data center strengthens our balance sheet and allows us to continue focusing on our rapidly expanding enterprise cloud business” said R. Brooks Borcherding, NaviSite’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are pleased to remain a customer of Cologix in Dallas and are confident that customers will be well supported by Cologix moving forward.” Read more

Danish SSL Provider Becomes a GlobalSign Platinum Partner

December 21, 2010 by · Comments Off on Danish SSL Provider Becomes a GlobalSign Platinum Partner 

Website Hosting ToolboxPortsmouth, NH – GlobalSign, one of the longest established European Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in SSL Partner Programs, today announced that FairSSL,  a dedicated Danish SSL provider and existing GlobalSign partner has chosen to further their commitment with GlobalSign by upgrading their partnership status to become a Platinum Partner. Since joining GlobalSign’s Partner Program back in 2009, FairSSL has successfully launched GlobalSign’s SSL Certificate offering to its Nordic customer base and as demand and sales have continued to rise, has decided to  advance to the Platinum level to benefit from the additional features that the Program has to offer.

Specialist in reselling SSL Certificates, FairSSL first joined the Partner Program to complement their existing product portfolio with GlobalSign’s simplified and feature-packed range of SSL Certificates. The partnership upgrade will allow FairSSL to have access to additional features such as innovative delivery platforms like One-Click SSL, co-branded marketing materials, product and feature development priority and quarterly ROI Review, allowing them to further lead the way in SSL online security within their market. In the meantime, FairSSL customers will continue to benefit from cost effective and easy to manage SSL security to secure their purchasing, checkout, login pages and other next generation online services using GlobalSign’s highly trusted 2048 bit SSL technology. Read more

1&1 Provides Affordable Storage in the Cloud

December 21, 2010 by · Comments Off on 1&1 Provides Affordable Storage in the Cloud 

Website Hosting ToolboxChesterbrook, PA – 1&1 Internet Inc., a global leader amongst web hosts, is offering additional storage space for 1&1’s Online Office so small businesses can manage important documents more effectively. If the default online storage (2 GB per account) is not sufficient, users can now order more capacity, for example, an additional 10 GB for only $2.99 per month.

Once purchased, the additional storage is accessible within seconds. Thus, businesses do not need to determine storage capacity requirements far in advance and have the flexibility to adjust the volume to suit their needs at any time. Such scalability is inherent to Cloud solutions and only requires businesses to pay for what they actually require. Read more

Server Farm Realty Nears Completion of Santa Clara Data Center

December 20, 2010 by · Comments Off on Server Farm Realty Nears Completion of Santa Clara Data Center 

Website Hosting ToolboxSANTA CLARA, CA – Server Farm Realty (SFR), one of the nation’s most innovative data center developers, is nearing completion of its new 26,900 SF data center located in the heart of Santa Clara, Calif.

The data center offers an engineering design that provides for some of the industry’s lowest PUE (power usage effectiveness) ratios. With an average of 1.3 PUE, the facility offers among the most cost-effective power per server pricing in Santa Clara. The facility, which is on target to meet LEED Silver requirements, will be ready for tenant occupancy in April 2011. Read more

SGI Accelerates Custom Compute Performance with Overclocking Added to Rackable Half-Depth Server Line

December 20, 2010 by · Comments Off on SGI Accelerates Custom Compute Performance with Overclocking Added to Rackable Half-Depth Server Line 

Website Hosting ToolboxFremont, CA — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a trusted leader in technical computing, today announced a new overclocking platform for the Rackable™ half-depth server line that will bring increased CPU frequency speeds to high frequency trading, compute, and other applications that require more than the fastest available processors. This new platform expands SGI’s product portfolio to include overclocked CPU configurations as part of the Company’s commitment to unique, custom-tailored platforms for customers that require the utmost in high performance computing.

SGI® Rackable™ servers are ideal to meet high frequency trading customers’ needs for high compute speed, industry-leading energy efficiency, and density. This new overclocking platform is designed into the Rackable half-depth 4U chassis, and is air-cooled for maximum energy efficiency. The platform is based on a motherboard capable of 3.33 GHz under normal operation and, with the overclocking feature, the processor can run up to 4.3 GHz, depending on the application. Using the half-depth platform allows an air-cooled solution with 50 percent or greater density with respect to other solutions on the market. Read more

NoMachine and Cloud Technology Integrator Partner to Ease Cloud Transition for Organizations

December 20, 2010 by · Comments Off on NoMachine and Cloud Technology Integrator Partner to Ease Cloud Transition for Organizations 

Website Hosting ToolboxRome, Italy – NoMachine, a global leader in desktop virtualization, remote access and application delivery, today announced a technology collaboration with Arcus Cloud Brokers, a cloud based services and solutions provider focused on delivering to the SME’s, charity and education market in the UK. The partnership will enable Arcus Cloud Brokers to deliver NX hosted desktops as an integral part of its Linux-based cloud service offerings, thus further extending its already established cloud-based services portfolio.

As cloud computing gains popularity, more organizations today are actively looking to move towards cloud computing. Without the worry of significant upfront hardware costs, a cloud-based hosted solution offers vast savings and total flexibility as well as energy efficiency and economies of scale. But, many organisations find themselves with a deluge of information to digest, being overwhelmed by the vast selection of cloud-based offerings on the market. Read more

Atlantic.Net Launches Cloud Computing Platform

December 20, 2010 by · Comments Off on Atlantic.Net Launches Cloud Computing Platform 

Website Hosting ToolboxOrlando, FL – Atlantic.Net, a privately held hosting solutions provider, announced the launch of “Atlantic.Net Cloud Servers,” an industrial-grade, massively scalable, secure and robust cloud computing platform. Atlantic.Net offers several variations of its easy-to-set up cloud product, including public cloud for self-serve provisioning, private cloud for individual companies, and hybrid solutions, mixing cloud with an array of the latest web technologies. Cloud Servers put an end to constant upgrade cycles and reduce capital expenditures for corporations, allowing computing resources to scale up and down with demand.

Atlantic.Net Cloud Servers enable organizations of all sizes to build, test, and deploy Windows or Linux servers instantly and enjoy the benefits of pay-as-you-go billing, free set-up, no contracts, and no commitments. Read more

Parallels Delivers Blueprint for Providing Profitable Cloud Services

December 17, 2010 by · Comments Off on Parallels Delivers Blueprint for Providing Profitable Cloud Services 

Website Hosting ToolboxRENTON, WA – Cloud services enablement leader, Parallels today announced the launch of its free Cloud Service Provider Blueprint and complimentary whitepaper to help service providers profit from the Cloud.

IDC forecasts that worldwide revenue from public cloud services will reach $55.5 billion in 2014, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27.4%, with 25 percent of all new IT spending in 2014 being on cloud services. Read more

Interactive Data Extends to Equinix Data Centers in Tokyo and London

December 17, 2010 by · Comments Off on Interactive Data Extends to Equinix Data Centers in Tokyo and London 

Website Hosting ToolboxFoster City, CA, London, United Kingdom & Japan – Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, and Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data centre services, today announced that Interactive Data has extended its presence in Asia and the UK by adding Equinix Tokyo-2 (TY2) and London-4 (LD-4) International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers to its existing presence with Equinix in Hong Kong, Sydney, Chicago, New York and Frankfurt. The new data centers are integral to Interactive Data’s global expansion programme for its real-time market data and trading solutions, by further extending the Company’s capabilities to key financial markets across the globe.

By expanding the Interactive Data 7ticks low-latency trading infrastructure to new major money centers, clients can gain direct access via a single service provider to regional multi-asset markets, as well as to Interactive Data’s low-latency, consolidated global datafeed, PlusFeedSM. Read more

DediPower Expands Management

December 17, 2010 by · Comments Off on DediPower Expands Management 

Website Hosting ToolboxReading, UK – DediPower, the UK’s fastest growing private hosting company*, is broadening and expanding its management team to enable the company to build on the rapid growth it has been experiencing and to accelerate is global expansion. Craig Martin , co-founder and currently CEO of DediPower is to become MD of DediPower Asia. The role of CEO in the UK will be taken up by Chris Miller who joins DediPower from CA where he was UK and Ireland Country Manager.

Over the last twenty four months DediPower has been experiencing rapid growth as recognised in the 2010 Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100  which lists DediPower in the top 50. During this period DediPower has been expanding internationally setting up hosting centres in both Hong Kong and New York to support both existing and new clients. To maximise the opportunities the global market place offers, DediPower is strengthening its management team in Asia. Read more

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