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Web.com Completes Network Solutions Acquisition

October 31, 2011 by · Comments Off on Web.com Completes Network Solutions Acquisition 

Web Hosting ServicesJACKSONVILLE, FL – Web.com Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWW), a leading provider of internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, today announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Network Solutions from NetSol Holdings LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Seller”), under the terms of the Acquisition Agreement previously announced on August 3, 2011.

“The acquisition of Network Solutions is an historic event in our mission to become the go-to provider for everything small- and medium-sized businesses need to succeed online and leverage social-local-mobile strategies,” David Brown, chairman and chief executive officer of Web.com, noted. “This transaction more than doubles our revenue, triples the size of our customer base, and provides the expanded scale to invest greater resources in growth and branding initiatives.”

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Future Facilities Announces Participation in the Facebook Open Compute Project

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Web Hosting ServicesSan Jose, CA – Future Facilities a leading provider of Data Center design and operational management software, today announced that it participating in Facebook’s Open Compute Project (OCP).

Started by Facebook, the Open Compute Project’s mission is to form an open IT hardware and data center design community to enable the delivery of the most efficient server, storage and data center hardware designs for scalable computing.

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Interxion Launches Second Cloud Testlab at Its City of London Data Center

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Web Hosting ServicesLONDON – INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced the deployment of its second Cloud Testlab, a turnkey cloud hosting test environment enabling service providers and system integrators to test and develop cloud services at high speed and with best-in-class performance guarantees.

This Testlab deployment is a collaboration between Interxion, Flexiant, Boston Limited and GTT and acts as an online proof-of-concept (PoC) environment for cloud service providers. It can be used for testing scenarios before deploying a cloud infrastructure with the proof-of-concept being run on a reference architecture. This Testlab offers a framework that supports multiple hypervisors and allows service providers to build both private and public clouds.

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PacificHost Joins SpamExperts Hosting Partner Program

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Web Hosting ServicesAmsterdam – SpamExperts, the leading provider of e-mail security products from Amsterdam, officially passed the word today that PacificHost has joined their Hosting Partner Program (HPP). This partnership was effectuated after PacificHost had been using SpamExperts for 6 months, which prevented 100% of their services from any blacklisting issues. PacificHost, specialized in website development and e-commerce solutions, was losing customers due to spam. Spammers were able to bypass their spam detection services, and thus resulted in IPs being blacklisted. SpamExperts’ centralized solutions protect PacificHost and its customers from spammers.

SpamExperts’ competence lies in providing professional email security solutions for ISPs and web hosts. Since 2004, SpamExperts is is protecting the e-mail stream of more than 1.2 million domains through their filter mechanisms, is filtering more than 50 million inboxes successfully and is halting unsolicited spam emails by locking them up automatically in quarantine. SpamExperts services include Incoming -and Outgoing Email Filtering and Email archiving, both available in Local Cloud or Hosted Cloud.

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Alentus Acquires Emnet UK Customers and Assets

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Web Hosting ServicesLAS VEGAS, NV – Alentus Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ALNS), an internet solution provider of web hosting, domain registration, dedicated servers, E-Commerce solutions and professional services, today announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Emnet UK Ltd., a Nottingham, UK company.

Emnet UK Ltd. was a provider of collocation, managed services, and shared hosting for the past 12 years. The assets include all of the customer contracts and equipment required to service those customers, along with certain liabilities of that company such as obligation to provide services for a modest number of prepaid customers. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.

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JaguarPC Expands Operations With 30% Increase In Staff

October 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on JaguarPC Expands Operations With 30% Increase In Staff 

Web HostingFulshear, TX – JaguarPC, one of the foremost providers of Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting and dedicated server hosting solutions, announced today the recruitment of new staff members across marketing, sales, customer service, and technical support. This new recruitment drive begins the process of expanding the company to meet ambitious new targets for marketing, sales, and service.

“In the 13 years that JaguarPC has been in business, we have seen continued growth that’s far exceeded our expectations,” says Greg Landis, CEO at JaguarPC. “We believe that our success in dedicated server hosting services, VPS hosting services, and shared web hosting services has been in part the result of our service range and also the result of investment in quality customer service. We owe our success to our customers and our experienced staff, and by recruiting new members of staff across the board we aim to sustain our service quality and build towards our future growth.”

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Telx and Colocation America Forge Channel Partnership

October 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Telx and Colocation America Forge Channel Partnership 

Web HostingNew York, NY – Telx®, a leading interconnection and data center provider in strategic North American markets, announced today that it has entered a non-exclusive channel partnership agreement with Colocation America™, a leading West Coast data center operator. Under the terms of the channel partnership agreement, Telx has engaged Colocation America as a Master Agent, allowing the company to offer its customers carrier-neutral connectivity choice and colocation in any of Telx’s carrier neutral data centers in eight key U.S. cities.

“Colocation America is proud to be a channel partner with Telx, one of the fastest-growing interconnection and colocation companies in the U.S. today,” said Albert A. Ahdoot, Business Development Director at Colocation America. “We see great value in the fact that Telx is carrier-neutral, allowing our customers in North America to expand beyond their presence to other key cities and be one cross-connect away from a secure, direct connection to any of Telx’s 950 carriers, ISPs, media/content and enterprises within the Telx ecosystem. With Telx, our Master Agents can offer our customers the power of choice beyond our current data center footprint.”

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Java Hosting Platform Jelastic Delivers More Performance and Efficiency

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Web HostingWILMINGTON, Del. – Jelastic, a next-generation platform as a service (PaaS) offering that runs any Java application in the cloud without code changes, announced today the addition of NGINX, the second-most popular open source web server in the world – giving customers greater performance and efficiency for their applications. Using NGINX requires no extra deployment steps or pre-configuration.

NGINX offers built-in Layer 7 load balancing and content caching to provide a cost-effective and highly available platform for hosted applications. NGINX delivers 10 times greater performance on existing hardware — combined with scalability, security and high efficiency in memory and CPU — making it the fastest web server in the world. With a market share of 8.5 percent across all domains, NGINX powers 43 million domains and nearly 25 percent of the top 1,000 busiest websites including Facebook, Zappos, Groupon, TechCrunch, Dropbox, LivingSocial, WordPress and Hulu.

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Scality and TeamDrive Announce File-Sharing and Synchronization Solution for Private Clouds

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Web HostingSan Francisco, CA and Hamburg, Germany – Organic storage pioneer Scality and synchronization and collaboration specialist TeamDrive today announced the integration of Scality’s cloud storage with TeamDrive’s secure synchronization and collaboration solution. The result, a complete file-sharing and synchronization solution for private clouds, is aimed squarely at customers that want to provide a high degree of collaboration functionality and mobility, while also maintaining total security of data by encrypting data transfer and keeping it on their own infrastructure.

“Today’s agile enterprise needs to find ways to enable its people to share documents easily, which is a real challenge to do securely. While there are public cloud offerings for sharing, many enterprises are required to maintain total control of their data and keep it from leaving their network – no matter how secure that public cloud appears to be. The service offered by Scality and TeamDrive delivers a secure, cost-efficient and user-friendly alternative,” said Jérôme Lecat, Scality’s CEO.

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ServInt promotes Kevin Nicastro to Vice President of Innovation & Technology

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Web HostingMcLean, VAServInt, a pioneering provider of managed hosting for enterprises worldwide, today announced it has promoted Kevin Nicastro to the new position of Vice President of Innovation & Technology. In this position, Nicastro will lead the design team responsible for all of ServInt’s hosting-related technological innovations and new product deployments. Nicastro reports directly to ServInt Chief Technology Officer Matt Loschert.

Nicastro joined ServInt in 2004 and for the past year has served as ServInt’s Director of Engineering. He led the teams responsible for designing and building ServInt’s core networks, validating new cloud-based hosting systems, and managing its data centers.

Nicastro has nearly 20 years of experience designing innovative data networking, storage and hosting systems. He has built and supervised the management of numerous regional and nationwide IP networks, as well as multiple data centers worldwide.

“Kevin has been an invaluable asset to ServInt,” said Loschert. “He has been at the core of all our growth-focused engineering innovations – from our highly redundant, super-low-latency networks to the rapid expansion of our hosting infrastructure. In this new position, he will lead an expanded team of our brightest product engineers – a team that is exclusively focused on designing products that we believe will revolutionize the managed-hosting industry.” Read more

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