Nexcess Announces UK Magento Hosting Services

April 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on Nexcess Announces UK Magento Hosting Services 

Webmaster ToolboxAnn Arbor, MI – Nexcess, a Magento Enterprise Hosting Partner, has announced expansion into the UK Magento hosting market. This effort has been designed to better serve the company’s current and future eCommerce hosting clients by providing lowered latency throughout Europe and Asia.

“We’re very excited to be bringing 10+ years of eCommerce experience to the European web hosting market,” commented Chris Wells, President & CEO of Nexcess, “We knew that many of the specialized Magento hosting solutions that Nexcess provides are of great value to the European eCommerce webmaster, and wanted to deliver these services at lower latencies than we were capable of providing from our Dearborn, Michigan data center.” Read more

Serverside Group Selects Datapipe for PCI DSS Compliance Solution

April 19, 2011 by · Comments Off on Serverside Group Selects Datapipe for PCI DSS Compliance Solution 

Hosting ServicesJersey City, N.J. – Datapipe, a leading provider of managed services and infrastructure for IT and cloud computing, announced today a service agreement with Serverside Group, the global card customization specialist. Utilizing Datapipe’s turnkey PCI DSS compliance solution, Serverside can now deliver a trusted PCI environment ensuring the security of their clients’ card data.

PCI DSS, or the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, is an evolving set of security requirements designed to ensure that all organizations and merchants that process, store or transmit credit card information maintain a secure data environment. Read more

WebAssist and DreamHost Team Up to Launch CafeCommerce: A Next Generation SaaS Ecommerce Solution

April 13, 2011 by · Comments Off on WebAssist and DreamHost Team Up to Launch CafeCommerce: A Next Generation SaaS Ecommerce Solution 

Hosting ServicesSan Diego, CA – WebAssist, a leading ecommerce solution provider, and DreamHost, a leading web hosting provider, today announced the release of a new software-as-a-service ecommerce solution called CafeCommerce. CafeCommerce allows any business to quickly create an online storefront through an elegant and easy-to-use web interface. CafeCommerce takes care of the entire hosting and technology infrastructure so that businesses can focus on selling and growing their revenues.

Hieu Bui, co-founder and president of WebAssist, remarks, “We’re pleased to have worked closely with DreamHost to bring CafeCommerce to market. Our 10+ years of ecommerce experience combined with their 10+ years of web hosting experience will ensure that CafeCommerce customers get best-of-breed features and service. We look forward to continuing to innovate with DreamHost as we bring customers on to the platform.” Read more

First Data Introduces Mobile Voucher Technology for Merchants

March 28, 2011 by · Comments Off on First Data Introduces Mobile Voucher Technology for Merchants 

Web Hosting BlogORLANDO, FL – First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, today introduced mobile vouchers (mVoucher) for merchants looking to extend their brand and commerce services to their ever-more-mobile customers. First Data mVoucher enables merchants to deliver offers to consumers through e-mail or their mobile device.

Sometimes referred to as coupons, mVouchers store a prepaid value funded by the merchant or consumer product goods company. Mobile vouchers can be delivered as coupons, loyalty rewards, promotional rewards, contest rewards or general marketing initiatives. The virtual offer can then be used for redemption online or in-store through a mobile device as an SMS (short message service) or 2-D barcode, and ultimately through contactless exchange such as Near Field Communication (NFC). Read more

Hitachi to Partner with GMO Registry to Apply for and Operate .hitachi Domain

March 3, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hitachi to Partner with GMO Registry to Apply for and Operate .hitachi Domain 

Hosting BlogTokyo, JAPAN – GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry today announces it will work together with Hitachi, Ltd. to apply for and operate the new generic Top Level Domain, “.hitachi”.

Worldwide there are 21 gTLDs in use (“.com” “.net” etc.) including restricted domains like “.edu” and “.gov”. Internet governing body, ICANN is set to expand the existing generic top level domain space and as a result several organizations and regional governments have already announced plans to acquire new gTLDs when applications open this year. Read more

Nexcess Announces Magento Cluster Hosting Solutions

March 1, 2011 by · Comments Off on Nexcess Announces Magento Cluster Hosting Solutions 

Hosting BlogAnn Arbor, MI – Nexcess, an Enterprise Magento Hosting Partner with facilities in Dearborn, MI, has announced a new line of managed cluster solutions designed to work specifically for web sites that use the Magento shopping cart platform.

The company’s fresh options for Magento cluster hosting are designed with the scalability needs of large, enterprise clients in mind, providing the technical platform for limitless growth potential on successful Magento shops. Additionally, these complex hosting arrangements will provide increased security measures to protect sensitive financial data via private firewall and intrusion detection appliances, the securing of database and file servers behind the Nexcess private network, and private VPN access for the site’s owners. Read more

Applied Innovations Launches New Continuous Data Protection

February 24, 2011 by · Comments Off on Applied Innovations Launches New Continuous Data Protection 

Hosting BlogBoca Raton, FL – Applied Innovations, a leading provider of Windows web hosting and application hosting services since 1999, has launched a new backup service offering to all Shared, VPS and Dedicated Windows web hosting customers through a partnership with R1Soft. R1Soft is the developer of Continuous Data Protection (CDP), scalable and high-performance disk-based backup software for Windows servers in the Cloud. Applied Innovations will use R1Soft’s CDP 3.0 Enterprise Edition to power its new backup services.

“We have always sought to identify and offer the best backup and data protection technologies available,” said Jess Coburn, founder and CEO of Applied Innovations Corp. “But with Continuous Data Protection 3.0, R1Soft has really taken backup to a new level, allowing us to offer enterprise-level backup capabilities to all our hosting customers.” Read more

Alentus Corporation Announces New Investment and Sale of Subsidiary

February 16, 2011 by · Comments Off on Alentus Corporation Announces New Investment and Sale of Subsidiary 

Hosting BlogLAS VEGAS, NV – Alentus Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ALNS), a web hosting, domain registrar, dedicated server, SaaS and E-Commerce hosting provider, today is announcing an investor purchase of its preferred stock and the sale of Alentus UK, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alentus Corporation.

Alentus has closed on $60,000 of its Series C-1 offering of preferred stock to a US investor. The Company may sell up to $1,000,000 of this issue. The preferred stock can convert in common stock at 80% of the 10 day average price or a .03 minimum and .08 maximum if purchased before June 30, 2011. Read more

Tenzing Unveils New Partner Program

February 11, 2011 by · Comments Off on Tenzing Unveils New Partner Program 

Hosting BlogToronto & Vancouver, Canada – Tenzing Managed IT Services, a leading provider of hosting solutions for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers and Ecommerce systems integrators (SIs), today launched the Tenzing Partner Program, a new channel support program that enables partners, including SIs and value-added resellers (VARs), to offer reliable and secure managed hosting services that are backed by customized application service level agreements (SLAs) – with no capital investment or risk. The program is designed to provide Tenzing partners with the support they need to expand relationships with end customers, and increase revenues through an industry-leading compensation plan.

The Tenzing Partner Program provides access to a full suite of services that support partners in the design and delivery of value-added solutions that help them and their end-clients increase revenues, improve effectiveness, reduce costs, and open new business channels. Complementing its partners’ solutions, Tenzing provides complex managed services in fully redundant, enterprise-grade data centres, supported by the people, processes and expertise needed to guarantee service levels are constantly maintained. Read more

SoftLayer® Rolls Out VeriSign® Identity Protection

January 12, 2010 by · Comments Off on SoftLayer® Rolls Out VeriSign® Identity Protection 

SoftlayerWeb Hosting ToolboxDALLAS — SoftLayer Technologies® today began offering the VeriSign® Identity Protection (VIP) two-factor authentication system as an additional layer of security protecting customer account access. SoftLayer is an infrastructure as a service provider, and allows customers to manage their entire IT environment via a proprietary Customer Portal. With VIP, customers can now require a second level of authentication to log into the Portal.

“Our customers want the highest assurance their infrastructure is protected. Authentication is key to that confidence,” said George Karidis, Chief Strategy Officer for SoftLayer. “VIP provides a powerful safeguard against unauthorized access, protecting our customers from the costs and challenges of online fraud and malicious activity.” Read more

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