Parallels Plesk Panel 10.1 continues its dedication to provide web designers with the easiest, most profitable and most complete control panel solution

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Web Host BlogRenton, WA – Cloud services enablement leader, Parallels, has continued its dedication to web designers by today launching Parallels Plesk Panel 10.1 which introduces the hosting industry’s first web design staging area in a control panel.  It is also now compatible with Parallels Business Automation Standard 4.0, also launched today, enabling the fastest and easiest way to launch cloud services in a control panel.

As small businesses increase their adoption of hosting and cloud based services, industry providers continue to look for ways to launch new services, expand their existing service offerings, and reduce the churn in their business.  With Parallels Plesk Panel 10.1, VPS providers can now offer special VPS-optimized versions of Parallels Plesk Panel that are more efficient than its competitors. Read more

PEER 1 Hosting Set to Build World-Class UK Data Center

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Web Host BlogVANCOUVER – PEER 1 Hosting, the global online IT hosting provider, announced today the company has begun build out on a 50,000 square foot green datacenter in Portsmouth, UK. Rather than building out large datacenter spaces all at once, the Portsmouth datacenter will incorporate a POD design (Performance Optimized Datacenter). The first of four POD stages is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2011 at an initial cost of £10 million. The remaining stages will be dedicated to additional datacenter space and infrastructure which will be built out in three future phases based upon customer demand and market conditions.

The PEER 1 Hosting datacenter will offer scalable managed hosting, dedicated hosting and co-location services within the Portsmouth facility. This will be the first time all three types of hosting will be offered by the company from a UK-based facility. Peer 1 Hosting’s Toronto Datacenter also offers all three hosting services under a single roof. Read more

Polar Wireless Completes Global Data Center

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Web Host BlogTORONTO, ONTARIO – Polar Wireless Corp. (OTCBB:BCDI) today announced the completion of the data center for its new global telecommunications service. The company has been working during the past year to develop, integrate, program and test an effective platform that is capable of servicing users globally and is scalable to demand.

The new center is located inside Bell Canada’s mission critical NOC.

According to G. Kelly O’Dea, Chairman / CEO, “This is a big step toward launching our breakthrough service. With the completion of this critically important task, Polar Wireless now has the global platform to provide dependable telco grade service in over 200 countries around the world,” stated G. Kelly O’Dea, Chairman / CEO. Read more

Zend Launches Worldwide Center of Excellence Program

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Web Host BlogCUPERTINO, CA — Zend Technologies, the PHP Company, today announced the launch of its new Zend Center of Excellence (CoE) program, creating new opportunities for PHP solution developers to extend their global reach and competitiveness while meeting enterprise requirements to augment IT staff with PHP expertise. Under the program, Zend Solution Partners that are equipped to develop and provide enterprise customers with innovative and productive applications using Zend software and PHP best practices will be eligible to earn a Zend CoE designation.  Zend marked the launch of this new program by naming OSSCube as its first Zend CoE, serving enterprise customers in the United States, the U.K. and India.

The Zend Center of Excellence program reflects Zend’s ongoing commitment to PHP community thought leadership and knowledge sharing for effective use of PHP open source and commercial software to solve application development challenges in the enterprise. Zend CoE recognition will be given to Zend Solution Partners with a track record of successful projects and trained Zend Certified Engineers (ZCEs) on board with demonstrated skills and solution delivery capabilities around Zend software. Zend Solution Partners can standardize on the software industry’s leading PHP Web application framework and tools for on-premise and cloud computing environments through Zend’s Unlimited Subscription, including Zend Server Web application server; Zend Studio IDE, the leading integrated development environment for PHP; and Zend Framework, the leading PHP application framework. Read more

Intel Simplifies the Data Center

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Web Host BlogSANTA CLARA, CA – Intel Corporation took a further step today to simplify the data center by introducing a free new technology that enables all data center traffic to run over a single cable using the Intel® 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) Server Adapter X520 family.

Unified networking allows IT departments to create flexible superhighways in virtualized data centers by consolidating multiple data and storage networks onto a single 10GbE network. The consolidation of cabling equipment can help reduce global IT spending by $3 billion a year, and the 400 million feet of global data center cabling saved is enough to wrap around the Earth three times. Read more

2Share Selects Voxeo To Deliver Multi-Channel Communication Portals and IVR Hosting Services

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Web Host BlogRiyadh and Cologne – Voxeo, the leading provider of Unlocked Communications™ solutions and 2Share (Emerging Technology Holding Co.), the pioneer of voice portals & enabler of voice recognition technologies in the Arab world, today announced a partnership that will bring Unified Self-Service™ solutions for phone channels such as IVR, SMS, Instant Messaging, and others to countries like Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt.

Customers will benefit from this relationship since they do not need to invest in hardware, software or IT staff to operate a system that is provided by 2Share and Voxeo. Read more

North American Service Providers Add Advanced Open-Source E-mail Alternative

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Web Host BlogNUREMBERG, Germany – Open-Xchange announced today agreements with Lunarpages in Anaheim, California and Cirrus Tech Ltd. in Toronto, Canada, which will both make Open-Xchange e-mail and groupware available to their customers.

Open-Xchange’s alternative to more expensive Microsoft Exchange integrates e-mail, calendar, contact and task management with advanced groupware features such as information management and document sharing, along with cutting-edge social network integration. Read more

Verizon to Acquire Terremark, Boosting Cloud Strategy through Powerful Unified Enterprise IT Delivery Platform

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Web Host BlogNEW YORK and MIAMI – In a move that will decisively reshape the rapidly evolving global business technology solutions market, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Terremark Worldwide Inc.(NASDAQ: TMRK) today announced a definitive agreement under which Verizon will acquire Terremark, a global provider of managed IT infrastructure and cloudservices, for $19.00 per share in cash, or a total equity value of $1.4 billion.

Pursuant to the agreement, Verizon anticipates that it will commence a tender offer between Feb.10, 2011, and Feb. 17, 2011, for all shares of common stock of Terremark. The tender offer price constitutes a premium of 35 percent per share over today’s closing price. The transaction is subject to the valid tender of a majority of the shares of Terremark; the expiration or early termination of the Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust waiting period; and other customary closing conditions. The Board of Directors of Terremark has unanimously approved the transaction, and the transaction was unanimously approved by the directors of Verizon present and voting. Verizon has also entered into agreements with three stockholders ofTerremark to tender their shares into the offer, representing approximately27.6 percent of the outstanding voting shares of Terremark. Verizon expects to close the tender offer late in the first quarter of 2011. Read more

NaviSite to Unveil Newest NaviCloud Node in Its SAS 70 San Jose Data Center

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Web Host BlogANDOVER, MA – NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI), a premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, today announced plans to unveil its newest NaviCloud node in San Jose, CA.

The ribbon cutting ceremony and reception will be held at the San Jose data center on February 2, 2011, and will be attended by notable industry executives and cloud computing pioneers, including Soni Jiandani, Vice President, Cisco and Rick Blaisdell, Chief Technology Officer, ConnectEDU. The event will include executive and customer presentations, data center tours, ‘cloud clips’ informational sessions, and refreshments. Read more

Atlantic.Net Enhances Cloud Computing Offerings

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Web Host BlogORLANDO, FL – Atlantic.Net, a privately held hosting solutions provider, announced today that it has enhanced its cloud computing offerings by teaming up with cPanel, a leading Web hosting control panel software provider. As a result of this partnership, cPanel/WHM is now available on Atlantic.Net’s cloud computing and hosting platform, complementing its existing cloud server offerings and resulting in an efficient, powerful combination that makes Web hosting and managing individual servers easy.

“We’re excited to continue to expand our cloud computing offerings,” said Josh Simon, Director of Data Center Services for Atlantic.Net. “Combining our cloud servers with cPanel/WHM truly simplifies the management of standalone servers, allowing Web hosting resellers and Webmasters across the globe to focus more time on their core business and less time managing their infrastructure.” Read more

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