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Hostway Partners with Open-Xchange

January 31, 2013 by · Comments Off on Hostway Partners with Open-Xchange 

Web Hosting ServicesNUREMBERG, Germany; CHICAGO, IL, – Open-Xchange, maker of communication and collaboration software for the mobile-app economy, today announced an agreement with Hostway, a leader in cloud and managed hosting services, to bring web-based communication and collaboration to its users and distribution partners.

Hostway will replace its legacy webmail product with Open-Xchange, enabling in excess of 1 million email accounts to take advantage of next generation email, mobility, and collaboration capabilities for business and personal use. Open-Xchange allows users to integrate accounts across multimedia platforms, access information anywhere on any device, and facilitate teamwork and group scheduling and sharing.

In addition, Hostway will provide Open-Xchange as a hosted, wholesale Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform to enable resellers, including telcos and cable companies, to rapidly launch and profitably deliver branded cloud services. This will enhance competitive differentiation, customer retention, and revenue per unit, as well as assist partners to extend and tighten their relationship with their customers.
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1&1 Internet Appoints Robert Hoffmann as CEO Hosting

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Web Hosting ServicesLondon – 1&1 Internet Ltd., www.1and1.co.uk, a global leader amongst Web hosting providers, today announced that Robert Hoffmann, previously its Global Chief Sales Officer, has taken over responsibility for the company’s web hosting division worldwide as the new CEO Hosting of 1&1. Hoffmann brings to his new remit nearly 20 years of IT business experience. 1&1’s Oliver Mauss, formerly head of 1&1’s hosting business, remains on the 1&1 Executive Board with a new responsibility for corporate venture projects and also becomes CEO of the corporate venture unit of United Internet.

Robert Hoffmann is now responsible for 1&1’s continued product innovation and the internationalisation of its hosting business. Having already supported 1&1 Internet for 6 years, Hoffmann has to date advanced the brand’s telecommunications division in Germany and led its International Sales department which has continued to increase sales performance across all markets.
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CenturyLink Awarded Partner of the Year at the Juniper Networks Global Partner Conference

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Web Hosting ServicesMONROE, La.– CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) was recently named North American Partner of the Year by Juniper Networks at their Global Partner Conference in Las Vegas. The 2012 Juniper Partner Awards recognize outstanding achievements and commitment from the company’s top partners in the areas of sales, customer service excellence, technology expertise and service specializations.

CenturyLink’s deployment of CPE solutions as an enabler for new managed services in 2012 helped the company to achieve Partner of the Year, one of Juniper’s top honors.
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DiscountASP.NET Wins the TFS Hosting Editors’ Choice Award for January 2013

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Web Hosting Services – Sierra Madre, CaliforniaDiscountASP.NET today announced the company won the ‘TFS Hosting’ Editors’ Choice Award for January 2013.  The award was issued by FindMyHost.com which is a leading industry magazine that also publishes ‘report cards’ on web hosting companies throughout the world.

The chief executive officer at DiscountASP.NET said, “We’re very glad we won the TFS Hosting award because we’ve been working very hard to provide our customers with a hosted solution for source control and lifecycle management for modern applications.”  TFS also helps developer teams effectively manage modern software development projects.

“We LOVE Hosted TFS with DiscountASP.NET.  We are developing our own client management system and I often work from home as well as the office, using VS2010. The support is excellent, and TFS works really well. It’s very solid I have to say and have had no issues so far. I would HIGHLY recommend Hosted TFS for anyone considering making the jump.” – R. Fitzgerald

The company recently launched a Windows 2012 hosting platform for developers who want to be on the cutting edge of new technology.  The platform allows developers to create unique products for their customer base so they have more control over their websites and applications.

In October of 2012, DiscountASP.NET joined the Internet Infrastructure Coalition which is a group that provides a public policy and advocacy voice for the Internet infrastructure industry.  The group currently boasts forty-two members and it’s comprised of key players representing global and U.S. Internet infrastructure providers and related tech firms.
In addition to winning the TFS Hosting Editors’ Choice Award, DiscountASP.NET was also tested and graded by FindMyHost.com.  The company received straight ‘A’s in several categories which include customer support response time, plans and features and ease of use.  Mr. Richard Guzzo, a vice president at FindMyHost said, “We weren’t surprised to see DiscountASP.NET received an A in customer support because they have one of the best response times in the industry.”   Read more

Softlayer.com Wins the Business Web Hosting Editors’ Choice Award for January 2013

January 31, 2013 by · Comments Off on Softlayer.com Wins the Business Web Hosting Editors’ Choice Award for January 2013 

Web Hosting ServicesDallas, Texas – A media representative for Softlayer.com, a web hosting provider based in the United States, today announced the company won the ‘Business Web Hosting’ Editors’ Choice Award for January 2013. The award was issued by the popular online magazine FindMyHost.com which provides hosting industry news and publishes reviews of hosting companies throughout the world.

Mr. Richard Guzzo, a senior level executive at FindMyHost.com said, “We’ve always admired Softlayer.com for the way they run their business and all of us here were happy to see it nominated for the business web hosting award.” To celebrate winning the award Softlayer.com is currently offering new customers a free cloud server for one month and three free 200GB SSDs.
“We’ve seen a lot of dedicated hosting companies. SoftLayer stands out without question. They’re a leader in dedicated hosting and hope they’ll continue on expanding this same path. If you’re doing something right, then don’t change it!” – Tim, mscwebsolutions.com

The company provides its clients the opportunity to increase their revenues via a Referral Partner Program that pays monthly commissions. The program provides an automated monthly recurring commission payment system and an easy-to-use portal for submitting referrals, managing opportunities, and tracking commissions. The company’s CEO said, “With the Referral Partner Program our clients can get their hosting for free as long as their referrals remain a customer in good standing.”

In addition to winning the FindMyHost.com award, Softlayer was recently featured on the Hosting News website and the company won a ‘Top 10 Hosts’ award issued by HostReview.com. In 2011 the company received the Dallas 100 Entrepreneur Award from the Caruth Institute and it was recognized as one of the fastest growing businesses in the Dallas-Ft. Forth area.
Small business owners who are considering launching a website in 2013 are encouraged to visit Softlayer’s website or the FindMyHost.com site to read more about the company’s hosting packages. There are so many options each client is sure to find one that suits his or her business needs. Read more

KickAssVPS.com Wins the Windows Servers Editors’ Choice Award for January 2013

January 30, 2013 by · Comments Off on KickAssVPS.com Wins the Windows Servers Editors’ Choice Award for January 2013 

Web Hosting Services – St. Paul, MinnesotaKickAssVPS.com proudly announced today the company won the ‘Windows Servers’ Editors’ Choice Award for January 2013.  The award was issued by FindMyHost.com after an extensive review of KickAssVPS.com’s services and customer support team response times.

Mr. Richard Guzzo, a vice president at FindMyHost.com said, “At KickASSVPS.com their main goals are to deliver superior customer support and to provide one-hundred percent uptime for their client’s website and they do both very well.”  FindMyHost.com is an online magazine that publishes hosting industry news and reviews of the best hosting providers in the world.

“KickAssVPS.com is one of the very few companies I have worked with that doesn’t bring a cringe and shiver down my spine when I have to call for support.” – Joe Holt, Fishtrap Development

KickAssVPS.com maintains Linux VPS and Windows servers in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Dallas, Texas; and London in the United Kingdom.  Each facility offers a large amount of bandwidth and capacity to ensure the company’s thousands of customers are always online.  The company’s CEO said, “We were extremely excited when we heard we won the Windows servers award because it means that we’ve been recognized by our peers as doing a good job and that’s always rewarding.”
One of the company’s customer support strategies is to communicate with customers via social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter.  Customers ask questions via both platforms and they usually receive an answer pretty fast.  The company’s Facebook page is extremely busy and has so far accumulated nearly 1,000 ‘Likes’ which isn’t bad for a company that’s only been around a few years.  Although the company’s Twitter account isn’t as buys as their Facebook page, it boasts more than four-thousand followers from all over the world.

KickAssVPS.com is the perfect solution for people who want to launch a website but aren’t very tech savvy.  The company provides an extensive knowledgebase of articles and a number of training videos that offer step-by-step instructions on website setup and management.   Read more

DreamHost Announces General Availability for DreamObjects Public Cloud Storage

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Web Hosting ServicesLOS ANGELES, California — DreamHost®, a global leader in Web hosting and cloud services, today announced the general availability of DreamObjects™, its highly scalable, resilient, and cost-effective cloud storage service for Internet entrepreneurs and developers. With thousands of beta users, DreamObjects cloud storage is powering a wide range of customer uses, including application storage, Web site backup, content storage, disaster recovery, as well as a broad following in persistent personal backup of photos and videos.

DreamObjects’ storage capability is powered by Ceph, the massively scalable, universal storage system created by Sage Weil, co-founder of DreamHost, which funded and supported the Ceph project for many years. Ceph is now developed and supported by Inktank and a growing community of developers worldwide. Applying open source Ceph as a basis for DreamObjects gives DreamHost significant advantages in resiliency, scalability, and allows the company to offer industry-leading and cost-effective object storage to its customers worldwide. DreamObjects is compatible with Amazon™ S3 and Swift-based APIs, meaning that stored data can be moved flexibly between DreamObjects and other object storage services.
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Host Virtual Powers Enterprise Cloud DDoS Protection Services with Black Lotus

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Web Hosting ServicesLos Angeles, CA – “As a long time Black Lotus customer, we’re pleased to partner with them to offer DDoS protection services.” said Sandy Bhargavi, Sr. Vice President of Host Virtual, Inc. “Services powered by our AnyCast Cloud IaaS platform and protected by Black Lotus give our customers an easy way to deploy DDoS protected cloud servers within a few minutes.”

To get started, customers simply visit the Host Virtual DDoS protected cloud site. Unlike tunneled or proxied services, Black Lotus DDoS protection operates at the network level for both IPv4 and next generation IPv6 traffic. As a network operator, Host Virtual is able to take advantage of Black Lotus’s carrier grade protection network.
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Interoute Virtual Data Centre launches Paris zone

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Web Hosting ServicesLondon – Interoute, owner operator of Europe’s largest cloud services platform, has expanded its Virtual Data Centre (VDC) into its Paris Data Centre. Interoute VDC is now available from five Data Centre zones: Paris, London, Amsterdam, Geneva and Berlin.

Built into the fabric of its pan-European network, Interoute’s VDC enables organisations to deploy virtual computing and storage infrastructure for their enterprise applications in a matter of minutes.

The addition of Paris to Interoute’s VDC platform extends Interoute’s ability to offer fully automated private and public cloud computing in more locations than any other provider in Europe. Not only does this allow organisations to comply fully with European data legislation, the Interoute VDC service offers organisations total flexibility between the five major cities across Europe in which the physical infrastructure is located. Interoute does not charge for transferring data between these locations or for connectivity to the VDC, meaning enterprises across Europe can truly leverage both the geographical and compute scale of the Interoute VDC. Read more

GoGrid Launches New Dynamic Load-Balancing Service

January 29, 2013 by · Comments Off on GoGrid Launches New Dynamic Load-Balancing Service 

Web Hosting ServicesSan Francisco, Calif. – GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, today announced the availability of GoGrid’s Dynamic Load Balancer, a cloud-based load-balancing solution that provides an ideal, cost-effective way to design, power, and manage high-availability infrastructure. With this new service, customers can deploy and scale load-balancing services in minutes, allowing them to dynamically scale network services to support essential infrastructure. This highly available solution helps businesses control spending, eases maintenance, and provides the elasticity and on-demand control needed to efficiently manage cloud infrastructure.

“If you’re deploying applications in the cloud, load balancing is an essential requirement,” said Mark Worsey, GoGrid’s CIO and EVP of technology. “During development, our priority was making sure this service is virtualized and programmable like our other compute and storage services. For the past 10 years, GoGrid has pioneered cloud IaaS services that let global businesses dynamically scale their infrastructure on-demand. With our new Dynamic Load Balancer, we bring our cloud computing expertise to this essential network layer.”
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