Top Updates Debian and CentOS Linux VPS Offering, Launches Ubuntu VPS

July 31, 2012 by · Comments Off on Updates Debian and CentOS Linux VPS Offering, Launches Ubuntu VPS 

Web Hosting ServicesToronto, ON – has re-launched its Virtuozzo based VPS plans to include updated versions of both CentOS and Debian Linux. Included in the update are all package offerings including the LAMP Developer and Linux Reseller product lines. Plesk Panel and cPanel based VPS offerings have also been updated.

In addition to these enhancements for existing service plans, has also launched new a new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS offering, adding Ubuntu VPS to its array of Linux and Windows based Virtual Private Server solutions. Despite being based on Debian, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS offers the advantage of an extended 5 year support cycle, guaranteeing patches and updates well into 2017.

“I’m pleased that we have been able to enhance our portfolio of Linux VPS Hosting solutions,” exclaimed Jeremy Adams, Product Manager at SoftCom Inc. “Our launch of CentOS 6 and Debian 6 gives our customers access to the latest and greatest Linux-based hosting solutions on the market. And we’re expecting that our new Ubuntu VPS solution will result in some good traction, based on Ubuntu’s popularity as a desktop Operating System.”

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Cemex Signs Strategic Agreement with IBM to Provide Business Process Outsourcing and IT Services

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Web Hosting ServicesMONTERREY, MEXICO & ARMONK, N.Y. – CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. and IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today a 10-year strategic agreement in which IBM will deliver world-class business process and information technology services. Additionally, IBM will provide to CEMEX business consultant services to detect and drive sustainable improvements in profitability, using the entire breadth of IBM’s capabilities, including R&D expertise.

This agreement is expected to generate CEMEX savings of close to US$1 billion during the life of the contract. Additionally, it will improve the quality of the services provided to CEMEX; enhance business agility and scalability; maximize internal efficiencies; and allow the company to better serve its customers.
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Ericsson signed seven-year managed services deal with Italy’s FASTWEB

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Web Hosting Services – FASTWEB, the Italian operator owned by the Swisscom Group, has signed a seven-year managed services contract with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), which includes data-center consolidation and transformation, as well as managed operations for its IT infrastructure. With this, FASTWEB will introduce advanced IT architecture and state of the art technology and benefit from increased automation, with a lower environmental impact, more flexibility and capacity and evolved services capabilities.

The contract covers consulting and systems integration, transformation, management and maintenance of FASTWEB’s Data Center. Through hardware transformation, using Ericsson’s consulting and systems integration services, the operator two data centers will be consolidated, allowing FASTWEB to use its IT infrastructure more efficiently, enhance its time to market and to lower its environmental footprint.
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Leading Web Hosting Company Decides To Ramp Up Their Dallas Dedicated Server Capacity

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Web Hosting Services – ProlimeHost is yet again in the limelight of the dedicated server based web hosting market. After creating an impact in the marketplace over the two successive announcements in technology and expenses respectively, the company has publicly spoken about their plans to enhance their already-existing their dedicated server-base in Dallas. The company claims their Dallas-based servers to have been greeted with jubilation widely among the customers. They are looking to enhance the number of their Dallas based servers by almost 30% to meet the added client demand, as per the company representatives.

Tom Beck, the technical officer representing the public technical announcements for Prolime Solutions, spoke about the expansion plans taken up by the company earlier today. Beck, who had also made the other two recent announcements, was the first to link those developments with the enhanced customer demand. “July 2012 has been a productive and exciting month for us. Earlier this month, we could complete a full integration of the Linux Cpanel with our dedicated servers, a power that not many web hosting companies can boast about. We followed this up by adding hardware across our data centers and thus being able to slash our operating prices, which has benefitted our customers directly with reduced prices of subscriptions. The reactions of the customers who have their servers located in Dallas area have been positively phenomenal. This has got us to start thinking about extending the capacity of our Dallas based servers.”
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Cloud computing increases IT innovation says IBM study

July 30, 2012 by · Comments Off on Cloud computing increases IT innovation says IBM study 

Web Hosting ServicesAUCKLAND, New Zealand – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today released the results of a nationwide survey of New Zealand IT managers’ opinions on what Cloud computing means for in-house IT teams. The results suggest that Cloud adoption presents an opportunity for IT departments to lead on innovation, while increasing user access to IT services and demand for IT services.

Asked how Cloud adoption will change the role of in-house IT professionals, nearly three quarters of respondents agreed that it would provide more scope for IT departments to lead innovation in their organisations. Two thirds also believed that there would be more strategic relationships with IT providers in a cloud-based environment and that it would lead to greater adoption of non-IT-related skills – a result reinforced by the three quarters of respondents who believed that there would be less reliance on traditional IT skills. Respondents were evenly split on whether there would be more or less specialisation.
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Inerol Solutions Launches InstaSite Business to Help Businesses Get Online

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Web Hosting ServicesHoliday, FL – Establishing itself as the clear small business alternative to other overpriced and undermanned web development firms – Florida website design firm Inerol Solutions is proud to announce its newly launched, completely personalized, all-in-one online business solution: InstaSite Business.

Inerol Solutions President and CEO, Robert Nikic, saw a gaping hole in the business site design industry and decided to cultivate a product that provides an easy, affordable and professional way for businesses – especially small businesses – to have their websites created online for one low, one-time fee. “Helping small businesses expand to the online market in a professional, but affordable way is going to revolutionize the productivity of many business owners.” said Nikic. “No other company has offered services at this rate with the quality presented. In fact, I envision other web development firms will have to make their fees more competitive in the years to come because of the InstaSite Business Solution we’re rolling out today.”
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GalaxyVisions Supports Internet Freedom

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Web Hosting ServicesNew York, NY – GalaxyVisions, the New York metropolitan area’s most customer-focused provider of Internet hosting and managed dedicated services, announced today its support of efforts to keep the Internet open, affordable and free of censorship.

The movement to prevent censorship and the lock-down of the Internet has grown dramatically in recent months as Congress considered various cyber security bills like CISPA, repressive trade agreements and the powerful interests of the entertainment industry.

“As a leading host of all types of Internet content, GalaxyVisions has seen first-hand the importance of a free and open Internet. If that changes, so does the level of communication, collaboration and innovation that’s been the foundation of the Internet’s success,” said Ray Sidler, president and co-founder of GalaxyVisions and its sister company, ColoGuard. “We cannot let special interests take over the Internet and turn it into a closed medium like television.” Read more

Austin, Texas Selected for HostingCon 2013

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Web Hosting ServicesWest Chester, OH  – iNET Interactive has announced today the location and date for the ninth annual HostingCon, the world’s premier conference and trade show serving the web hosting, cloud and managed services industry. HostingCon 2013 will be held in Austin, Texas, from June 17-19 at the Austin Convention Center, located in the heart of the Texas Capital—one of the most technologically advanced convention facilities in the country.

HostingCon attendees include technical and business decision-makers from web hosts, cloud providers and managed services providers, as well as the infrastructure and application providers who serve this audience. In 2012, HostingCon attendees represented more than 35 countries. Whether traveling domestically or internationally, HostingCon attendees expect a high-class location to get business done while also enjoying an opportunity to relax and have fun—all of which Austin delivers.

“For HostingCon 2013, we wanted to re-visit Austin, Texas, the location of HostingCon 2010, because of the overwhelming positive feedback received from attendees. Austin has a perfect mix of worldwide accessibility, robust technology industry and internationally-recognized entertainment,” explains Kelly Kleiner, VP of sales and events at iNET Interactive, the producer of HostingCon. “The Austin Convention Center has a state-of-the-art communication infrastructure, it’s just 7.5 miles from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, and it’s walking distance to world-class dining, entertainment and hotels.”

Austin is also home to the famed South by Southwest conference (SXSW), an annual film, music and interactive conference and festival that draws more than 5,000 tech-savvy attendees. The gigabit-rated convention facility offers communication infrastructure capable of moving voice, video and data at 1 billion bits per second, making it perfectly capable of meeting the capacity demands of HostingCon’s hi-tech attendees.

On any given night, live music plays at any of nearly 200 venues throughout the city. In the early 1990s, the sheer number of music venues earned Austin the “Live Music Capital of the World” title it still holds today. Austin is also one of the country’s top technology cities and Entrepreneur magazine recently named it one of the top cities in the country for entrepreneurs. Technology giants including Dell, Samsung and Advanced Micro Devices, as well as many large data centers and hosting companies, are located around Austin.

“We had terrific feedback about the educational program at HostingCon 2012, and we’re already working on raising the bar for 2013,” stated Liam Eagle, HostingCon co-chair. “We intend for the 2013 program to be the best HostingCon program ever and I expect Austin to be the setting for some truly exciting and memorable HostingCon moments.” Read more

Cloudera and HP Unleash the Power of Hadoop

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Web Hosting ServicesPALO ALTO, CA – Cloudera, a leading provider of enterprise Apache Hadoop software and services, and HP today announced an agreement that will enable clients to deploy, manage and scale Hadoop systems quickly to gain more effective insight from their business data.

Organizations are experiencing dramatic growth in the variety, velocity and volume of information generated by their businesses. To address the challenges of managing vast and diverse quantities of data, many organizations are implementing Hadoop, an open-source-distributed data-processing technology. Hadoop takes advantage of large clusters of industry-standard servers to create a single, highly available environment capable of storing and managing petabytes of information.
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Oracle Announces Oracle Utilities Operational Device Management

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Web Hosting ServicesREDWOOD SHORES, CA – Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)
News Facts

  • Oracle has announced the availability of Oracle Utilities Operational Device Management which helps utilities manage the change, configuration and inventory of smart grid assets for improved operational efficiency.
  • Developed to meet the asset management needs of “smart devices” in a utility’s distribution infrastructure, the new software manages devices, such as meters, access points or communication relays and communication components attached to various devices that are too complex for traditional asset management systems.

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