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CyrusOne Completes Acquisition of 175,000 Square Foot Building in West Houston

November 30, 2011 by · Comments Off on CyrusOne Completes Acquisition of 175,000 Square Foot Building in West Houston 

Web Hosting ServicesHOUSTON – CyrusOne, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) and preeminent enterprise data center colocation solutions provider, has purchased its 175,000-square-foot Houston West site, which includes the LEED® Silver certified building it currently occupies and CyrusOne’s new data center that is under construction and adjacent to the existing facility.

Upon closing this deal, CyrusOne becomes the only data center facilities provider in Houston that directly owns the structure and land on which its data centers are located. When construction of the new facility is complete, the two data centers at the Houston West site will offer a combined 175,000 square feet of space, 36 megawatts of power, and connectivity that links to CyrusOne’s other Houston data center located in the Galleria area.

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UK2 Group Launches Latino Hosting Services HostPuro.com

November 30, 2011 by · Comments Off on UK2 Group Launches Latino Hosting Services HostPuro.com 

Web Hosting ServicesProvidence, Utah – UK2 Group, an industry leader in web hosting solutions, announces the launch of HostPuro (http://www.hostpuro.com), their newest web hosting brand to service the hosting needs of the Spanish-speaking community.

Each HostPuro account comes with unlimited web sites, bandwidth, disk space, and a free domain for the lifetime of the account. Hosting plans are only $5 per month, regardless of the billing cycle. HostPuro also boasts 99.9% uptime, a 100% lifetime satisfaction guarantee, and an anytime money back guarantee.

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Telx Ranked A ‘Market Pillar’ In New Colocation Landscape Report

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Web Hosting ServicesNew York, NY – Telx,® a leading colocation and interconnection provider, today announced that it has been listed as a Market Pillar in Info-Tech Research Group’s U.S. Colocation and Managed Services Vendor Landscape. As a leading data center provider in strategic North American markets, Telx received accolades for its usability features and its strong channel achievements. Info-Tech Research Group’s Vendor Landscape report recognizes outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace, assessing companies by the strength of their offerings and their strategy for the enterprise.

“With over 36,000 cross-connections in its carrier-neutral interconnection facilities and strategic partners such as Interxion for European service access, Telx’s ‘sweet spot’ is with financial institutions and other organizations located in urban markets and requiring close proximity to networks and communities of interest,” said Darin Stahl, Lead Research Analyst, Info-Tech Research Group. “Telx prides itself on a high caliber sales staff, with most sales reps having 10+ years in the data center space. Sales reps work closely with channel partners to ensure similarity of service delivery.”

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Free Online Event for Service Providers to Discuss Criteria for Selecting Email Platform

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Web Hosting ServicesNUREMBERG, Germany — Open-Xchange CEO, Rafael Laguna, will join market research firm Radicati Group and a panel of email platform experts to discuss key trends in the evolution of email platforms.

The free web conference, “Email Platforms for Service Providers” is scheduled for Thursday, December 1 at 12:30 pm Eastern for anyone who needs to make decisions about email platform selection and management.

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Management Consultant Tops List of Business Types Now Taking to the Web

November 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on Management Consultant Tops List of Business Types Now Taking to the Web 

Web Hosting ServicesLONDON, UK – 1&1 Internet Ltd., a global leader amongst Web hosting providers, today revealed interesting results from its launch campaign for 1&1 MyWebsite – an easy online application that creates an attractive and highly-tailored business website in minutes. 1&1 reveals that in response to its prime-time TV advertisements for the product, thousands of UK small firms have now taken to the Web – many for the first time. Surprisingly, the Top 10 sectors launching online is led by ‘Management consultant’. Managers are followed by ‘Building contractor’, ‘IT consultant’ and ‘Photographer’. As a consequence of the new wave of businesses going online, the internet provider also announces the broadening of its TV spots with 3 ad versions being used in rotation, to reach out directly to more types of UK business and encourage their first steps online.

Since September, 1&1 has deployed a TV ad campaign directed at small business owners, tradesmen, the self- employed, professionals and entrepreneurs who require a website on the Internet. 1&1 aims to satisfy the hundreds of thousands of UK business owners that nowadays could benefit from a website. The first results show that 1&1 has successfully engaged with thousands of British firms that were in need of an easy method to launch a web presence. 1&1’s data provides a useful snapshot of which industries are investing in the Internet. The Top 10 business types ordering a MyWebsite package are as follows: 1) Management Consultant, 2) Building Contractor, 3) IT Consultant and Photographer jointly, 4) Marketing consultant, 5) Specialist retailer, 6) Landscape gardener, 7) Electrician, 8) Estate Agent, 9) Plumber, 10) Garage service & repairs.

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DiscountASP.NET and Telerik Extend Partnership to Improve Application Lifecycle Management

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Web Hosting ServicesPasadena, CA – DiscountASP.NET, a global leader in Microsoft ASP.NET hosting and Team Foundation Server (TFS) Hosting, announces extending a partnership with Telerik to help improve application lifecycle management efficiency. Under this partnership, DiscountASP.NET customers can receive a 15% discount on the Telerik TeamPulse, a project management solution based on Agile best practices meant to increase software team productivity. The offer also includes a 15% discount on Telerik’s new TeamPulse Ideas & Feedback Portal. This offer is only available for a limited time and expires on December 31, 2011.

TeamPulse is an integrated suite of tools for managing requirements, tracking progress, and scheduling releases designed to enrich team dynamics, by improving collaboration between different stakeholders and providing greater insight into project context. In addition, TeamPulse provides two-way synchronization of requirements and tasks with Microsoft TFS Server 2010.

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FiberMedia to Present at Greater New York Data Center Summit

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Web Hosting ServicesSecaucus, NJ – FiberMedia Group, LLC, a leading managed data center provider with facilities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Cleveland, OH, announces that its CEO, Michael Bucheit, has been tapped to participate on a panel discussing Innovative Data Center Design and its Impact on Marketability, Management and Operations at the Greater New York Data Center Summit taking place November 29, 2011 in New York City.

As a leading data center operator with five facilities throughout the New York metro area, FiberMedia will provide insight on how design impacts customer demand. “Customers seeking data center and colocation services are more educated today than ever before,” comments Michael Bucheit, CEO of FiberMedia. “Data centers are more than just buildings that house equipment, they are partners that can help companies grow their businesses more effectively by offering value-added solutions such as managed services, cloud networking infrastructure and business continuity options. The New York Greater Data Center Summit is an opportunity to explore the different facets of data center design and service capabilities.”

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OnApp Completes Management Team With Five New Appointments

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Web Hosting ServicesLONDON, UK – OnApp, a leading provider of software for the hosting industry, has announced the appointment of a Chairman and four other management team positions. Paul Brennan, Kosten Metreweli and Pal Kondel join OnApp from Zeus Technology as Chairman, CMO and EVP of Global Sales, respectively. Roger Lovegrove joins as CFO, while Kam Dhillon joins as VP of Partner and Channel Development.

“We’ve had an incredible 2011,” said Ditlev Bredahl, CEO of OnApp. “OnApp launched in mid-2010. Our software now powers more than 800 clouds globally, and over half of all hosted public clouds. We have even bigger plans for 2012 and beyond, with more innovative and disruptive products in the pipeline for the cloud and hosting industries. To meet our aggressive growth targets, we’ve assembled a management team with proven credentials from successful high growth technology companies like Zeus Technology and Global 360.”

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myhosting.com Re-Launches “Build Your Own VPS” Custom Plan Builder

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Web Hosting ServicesToronto, ON ─ myhosting.com has re-launched their “Build Your Own” Custom VPS Tool. The newly re-launched VPS Plan builder includes an entirely redesigned user interface providing the tool with a full facelift and more dynamic options, displaying features that are available to the user based on selections already made. Also included are options for displaying pre-configured plans for Developers, Businesses and Resellers with pre-selected options and optimized settings.

Also newly added are additional Plesk VPS add-on options including Plesk Premium Anti-Virus and Additional Language packs, as well as the Plesk Hosting Suite license, which includes Plesk Web Presence Builder and Plesk Billing, for users who have chosen Parallels Plesk Panel with their VPS server.

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Equinix Helps E-commerce Companies Gauge Site Readiness for Holiday Season

November 28, 2011 by · Comments Off on Equinix Helps E-commerce Companies Gauge Site Readiness for Holiday Season 

Web Hosting ServicesREDWOOD CITY, CA – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq:EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today launched an online instant test tool with Compuware (Nasdaq:CPWR) – the technology performance company – to help e-commerce providers ensure their sites’ performance will deliver during the busiest online shopping days of the year. The holiday shopping season unofficially begins on November 28th, 2011, also known as ‘Cyber Monday’, which occurs every year the Monday following the Thanksgiving holiday.

Slow page load times are a leading reason customers abandon a site, making site availability and response times critical metrics for Internet retailers during the busy holiday shopping season. Recent reports predict U.S. online holiday spending will grow to nearly $60 billion this year, a 15 percent increase over 2010. Developed by Compuware, this instant test tool evaluates the performance of ecommerce and other digital media websites against up to four other URLs, which could include competitors, industry leaders or other pages on a specific website. The tool is for ecommerce and digital media companies to track the performance of their website, as well as determine how they stack up against other companies and help them take the steps necessary to improve their sites’ performance. The free instant test is available here: http://www.gomez.com/my-benchmark/partner-equinix/

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