KnownHost Reaches VPS Milestone

February 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on KnownHost Reaches VPS Milestone 

Hosting BlogLeland, NC – KnownHost LLC announced today that it has built its 11,111th VPS (virtual private server), marking the company’s commitment to service, technology and value since its founding in 2005.

The announcement closely follows a major upgrade to all of its VPS and Hybrid Servers, including increased memory, more disk space and higher bandwidth. Many customers are enjoying the increased resources for the same investment, providing better performance and the ability to grow. The firm also doubled the bandwidth on all existing Dedicated Servers. Read more

Internap Announces Expansion of Data Center Footprint with New State-of-the-Art Facility in Dallas/Fort Worth

February 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Internap Announces Expansion of Data Center Footprint with New State-of-the-Art Facility in Dallas/Fort Worth 

Hosting BlogATLANTA – Internap Network Services Corporation (Nasdaq: INAP), a leading provider of IT infrastructure services, today announced that it will open a new data center in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. The state-of-the-art, company-controlled facility will serve growing demand among enterprise organizations in the DFW area for premium colocation backed by Internap’s route-optimized network connectivity services that deliver best-in-class performance, availability and support. The new DFW facility continues Internap’s strategy to build a geographically diversified platform of premium data centers to serve customers’ high-performance IT infrastructure needs, integrated with Internap’s portfolio of colocation, connectivity, CDN, managed hosting and cloud storage services.

Coined the “Silicon Prairie,” Dallas/Fort Worth is a strong market for colocation with its diverse business climate, which includes the technology, defense, financial services, life sciences, retail, telecommunications and transportation industries. Further, demand for colocation space in the DFW metroplexis expected to outpace supply through 2013, according to a recent report on multi-tenant data center supply from Tier1 Research. Read more

Savvis Announces Expansion of Enterprise-Class Cloud Platform

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Hosting BlogST. LOUIS – Savvis, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced the availability of the Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC) enterprise-class cloud service to clients through Savvis’ data centers in the Washington, D.C., metro region.

Symphony VPDC currently allows clients to quickly and securely design and deploy a complete set of enterprise-class data center services for a variety of IT applications. There is no need to physically procure, install, configure or manage any hardware. Read more Partners with Coyote Point to Provide Customers High Performance Application Traffic Management

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Hosting BlogDenver, CO –, the leading provider of cloud hosting and recovery services, today announced its partnership with network solutions provider Coyote Point Systems, Inc.  Coyote Point’s load balancing products set the industry standard by providing cost-effective, secure and reliable traffic management solutions. Cloud, Dedicated and Colocation customers utilize the Dedicated Load Balancing solution for improved application response time and uptime.  By dynamically distributing traffic across the web servers, the uptime of client applications and websites is dramatically improved.   Dedicated load balancing is an ideal solution for customers with multiple web servers, customers expecting an increase in web traffic and those that require high availability for their mission-critical applications. Read more

Juniper Networks Introduces QFabric: the Foundation of Data Centers for the Next Decade

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Hosting BlogSAN FRANCISCO — Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) today unveiled QFabric, the world’s first true data center fabric. An outcome of “Project Stratus,” Juniper’s multiyear data center network research and development initiative, QFabric delivers quantum leap improvements in data center performance, operating cost and business agility, from the enterprise to the large scale cloud provider. Engineered as a simplified, highly scalable data center network solution, QFabric enables a superior approach to building and securing virtualized data centers that eliminates the tradeoff between quality of experience and economics that plagues today’s legacy networks.

QFabric enables exponential improvements in data center speed, scale and efficiency, by removing legacy barriers and improving business agility. QFabric’s flat architecture also enables the industry’s first integrated security solution that provides visibility, enforcement and scale across the entire physical and virtual data center fabric. Juniper has invested three years and more than $100 million in research and development to address these constraints, creating a new architecture that is designed to be the foundation of data centers for the next decade. QFabric delivers on Juniper’s 3-2-1 data center network architecture — collapsing the traditional three-layer network down to a single, high-performance layer. Read more

DediPower Launches Mobile Apps For Instant Access To Hosting Tools & Reports

February 24, 2011 by · Comments Off on DediPower Launches Mobile Apps For Instant Access To Hosting Tools & Reports 

Hosting BlogReading, UK – DediPower, the UK’s fastest growing private hosting company*, is launching brand new iPhone and Android mobile apps to provide access, flexibility and greater convenience to Cloud and Managed Hosting customers.

The only enterprise hosting provider in the UK to provide the tools required to manage hosting platforms remotely via a smart phone, DediPower is setting a new benchmark for hosting services while underpinning delivery of its “Support with Passion” through enhanced customer communication and improved infrastructure management. Read more

Parallels to Leverage Scality RING Technology

February 24, 2011 by · Comments Off on Parallels to Leverage Scality RING Technology 

Hosting BlogOrlando, FL – Cloud storage pioneer Scality today announced an OEM partnership that will see Scality RING provide the underlying Cloud Storage technology in Parallels’ newly announced “Parallels Automation for Cloud Infrastructure”.  Parallels’ cloud infrastructure solution enables service providers to rapidly and profitably deliver the infrastructure needed for cloud computing and cloud storage services to SMBs and developers – in particular, enabling service providers to compete with established cloud players.

Scality CEO Jérôme Lecat said: “Once a new technology has been deployed and proven, the key to success is speeding up adoption, and this is where Scality RING is today.  After deployment with seven service providers in Europe during 2010, Scality needs partners who can accelerate adoption of our ground-breaking technology for the Hosting Service Provider market. Read more

Interxion Enhances Managed Cloud Backup Solution

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Hosting BlogAMSTERDAM – Interxion Holding NV, (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, has launched an enhanced version of its Secure Data Service (SDS) managed cloud backup service which provides a raft of new benefits for organisations of all sizes looking for a high-speed, agentless, pay-as-you-go backup solution for their mission-critical applications.

The new service is based on the latest version of Asigra’s industry-leading agentless cloud backup solution, currently deployed by more than 250,000 sites globally and relied on by leading service providers including CDW, HP and Verizon. Read more

New Relic Joins Rackspace Cloud Tools Program

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Hosting BlogSAN FRANCISCO, CA – New Relic, Inc., the leading software-as-a-service provider of application performance management (APM) solutions, today announced that Rackspace, the leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, will offer New Relic’s proven production application management capabilities as a free service for customers on the Rackspace Cloud. Now, organizations deploying business-critical Ruby, PHP, Java and. NET-based applications on the Rackspace Cloud can use New Relic Bronze at no charge to monitor app performance 24×7, proactively troubleshoot potential issues, and help meet high standards for online service delivery.

New Relic is the leading provider of on-demand application performance management services for Ruby, PHP, Java and .NET. It allows development and operations teams to monitor applications in production, proactively identify performance issues, and drill down for root-cause diagnosis. The addition of New Relic’s capabilities for the Rackspace Cloud makes it easier for organizations to deploy and maintain superior-performing web applications in the cloud. Read more

Peak 10 Completes Company-wide SSAE 16 Audit

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Hosting BlogCHARLOTTE, N.C. – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, is pleased to announce it has successfully completed a company-wide audit of its data center and managed services operations. The audit was performed by Brightline Certified Public Accountants and Associates Inc. (formerly SAS 70 Solutions), a nationally recognized independent auditing firm. Operations in each of Peak 10’s markets and corporate business units were examined in the course of this audit and disclosed in a Type II Service Organization Control (SOC 1) Report.

According to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, SOC reports are designed to help organizations that operate or provide information systems services to other entities build trust and confidence in their service delivery processes and controls through a report by an independent Certified Public Accountant. Read more

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