Parallels Automation Delivers Microsoft Office 365 Services

July 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Hosting ServicesLos Angeles — Hosting and cloud service enablement leader Parallels® today announced syndication for Microsoft Office 365 through its flagship Parallels Automation. Parallels Automation automates delivery, provisioning, and billing of service delivery,and this support will now extend to Office 365.

Building on Parallels’ years of experience and success in helping Microsoft partners derive profit from the cloud, this represents the fastest way for service providers to bring Office 365 to the market and accelerate time to revenue and profitability. Read more

WebECS Launches New Sonic Support Service

July 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Hosting ServicesColumbus, OH – Designed to complement the hosting company’s existing range of popular managed Windows dedicated server hosting, ASP.NET web hosting, and Windows VDS hosting, market leader WebECS today announced their impressive new Sonic Support service. WebECS’ newly improved customer service offering has been carefully tailored to give businesses the immediate assistance they need and is available with all WebECS hosting plans.

“Over the past 14 years, we have established a reputation for delivering reliable Windows hosting with outstanding customer support,” says Kyle Beckham, President of WebECS. “We are always looking for new ways to reach out to our customers and communicate with them effectively when they encounter technical issues. Now, with the launch of our Sonic Support service, we are more confident than ever that we can resolve problems faster than the competition. The name says it all – Sonic Support is superfast help and is available now to every WebECS customer.” Read more

ViaWest Announces Grand Opening of 85,000 Square Foot Dallas Data Center

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Hosting ServicesDenver – ViaWest, one of the largest privately held data center and managed service providers in North America, announced the grand opening of its twenty-second data center facility, Synergy Park, located in Richardson, Texas. Grand opening ceremonies will take place July 19-20.

With the addition of Synergy Park, ViaWest owns and operates 22 data centers with 500,000 square feet of raised floor space, 110,000 of which resides in the Dallas area. The new complex boasts high density power configurations, disaster recovery office space, 24×7 on-site support, and access to top network providers. Services include cloud computing, colocation, complex hosting, and managed services. Read more

Network Solutions Launches Microsoft Hosted Exchange Email Accounts

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Hosting ServicesHerndon, VA – Network Solutions® now offers Microsoft Hosted Exchange for its email account customers. This enterprise-level email tool gives small business owners access to a robust set of communications solutions at wallet-friendly prices.

“We are always looking to add products and services that will improve our customers’ business, and Exchange fits the bill,” said Rob Vieyra, Vice President of Product Management at Network Solutions. “Exchange will help our customers increase productivity, cut costs, and improve both internal and external communications.” Read more

SoftLayer and SendGrid Partner on SoftLayer Email Delivery Service

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Hosting ServicesDALLAS SoftLayer® Technologies, the innovative provider of Cloud, Dedicated, and Managed Hosting, today announced the launch of the SoftLayer Email Delivery Service, powered by SendGrid™. The highly scalable email relay solution integrates into applications and services, letting SoftLayer customers avoid the time and cost of developing a proprietary solution or licensing a third-party service. It is available in four different pricing levels, including a free package.

“Practically every online application has email built into it in some fashion. So we wanted to provide an email delivery service our customers can easily merge and manage with their entire SoftLayer environment,” said Nathan Day, Chief Scientist for SoftLayer. “SendGrid’s platform was the ideal foundation for doing just that. Its extensive capabilities, performance, and features dovetail perfectly with our commitment to automation, reliability, and empowerment.”

The SoftLayer Email Delivery Service leverages SendGrid’s cloud-based architecture and advanced delivery protocols to provide key features and benefits including:

• Exceptional reliability
• On-demand scalability up to millions of emails
• Superior email delivery rates
• Comprehensive real-time analytics

“Application providers want to focus on pursuing their business objectives, not on creating and managing email delivery infrastructure,” said Isaac Saldana, President and Co-Founder for SendGrid. “We’re proud to partner with SoftLayer to offer that benefit directly to their customer base. As SoftLayer customers ourselves, we know firsthand that being able to integrate and control your whole solution in one place provides enormous efficiency advantages.”

SoftLayer Email Delivery Service packages vary based on email volume and features, allowing customers to select the option best suited to their business needs. It can be used with any SoftLayer Dedicated or CloudLayer® Computing environment, and deployed and managed through the company’s award-winning Customer Portal and Open API. Read more

Shaping the Technology World, Executive Leaders from Codero Participate in IT Conferences in May

May 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Webmaster ToolboxLenexa, Kan. – Codero President and CEO Jonathan Ewert, and Codero COO Ryan Elledge are scheduled to attend top technology conferences in Illinois and California in the month of May, 2011. Both conferences will attract numerous individuals from businesses and organizations who will learn about innovations and ideas underway in the digital world. Codero is a sought-after leader in the field of dedicated, managed and cloud hosting serving a global customer base seeking an agile infrastructure and high availability.

Ryan Elledge will be a panelist at the Conference on Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Centers which takes place on May 23-24 in Chicago. Elledge will join a group of company technology leaders including other COO’s who will discuss the differences between and benefits of data centers. The panel will also evaluate managed services and cloud including data protection, recovery and storage.

On May 26th, Codero’s CEO, Jonathan Ewert, will moderate a panel at the Future in Review (FIRe 2011) in Laguna Beach, California. This conference is designed for those whose success depends on having an accurate view of the future. It provides a glimpse of the technology industry over the next three to five years. Ewert will host the panel titled
“Privacy Protection: The Consumer Side of Security” on May 26th from 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.  The panelist are Michael Buhrmann, CEO and Chairman, Finsphere; Kristy Edwards, Senior Director, Global Privacy and Information Security, Oracle; Tom Malloy, SVP and Chief Software Architect, Advanced Technology Lab, Adobe Systems; Sim Simeonov, Co-Founder, Evidon; and Steven Sprague, CEO, Wave Systems.

“Codero is excited to be in touch with so many thought-leaders this month and to be participating with those who are shaping the world of technology today.” Elledge said. “We are committed to providing the latest technology to our own customers while continuing to find ways to add value and keep costs down for them.”  Read more

Hurricane Electric Expands Into Asia

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Webmaster ToolboxTokyo, Japan and Fremont, Calif. – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and colocation provider, announced that it has significantly expanded its network reach in Asia with connections to the Japan Network Access Point (JPNAP) and the Japan Internet Exchange (JPIX).

Hurricane Electric’s expanded connectivity to Japanese networks provides reduced latency and improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management infrastructure capabilities.  The added direct connectivity paths also increase the reach of Hurricane Electric’s next-generation (IPv6) Internet infrastructure and services.   Read more

CoreLink Data Centers Expands Las Vegas Data Center Facility

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Webmaster ToolboxMT. PROSPECT, Ill – CoreLink Data Centers, LLC announced that it has earmarked additional capital to increase the amount of power and cooling at the company’s Las Vegas data center by 1 Megawatt (MW), facilitating strong existing client growth at the facility while enabling CoreLink to continue to serve higher density new customers.

The expansion will also provide sufficient data center cooling capacity for all customers. Also included is the installation of additional generator capacity for N+1 redundancy in support of critical backup systems. The process will facilitate easy upgrade migration enabling CoreLink to increase future UPS capacity. Read more

Verizon Completes SAS 70 Type II Examinations of Its Data Centers Around the Globe

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Webmaster ToolboxNEW YORK – Verizon has successfully completed the annual SAS 70 Type II examinations of its data centers around the globe, which support the company’s colocation, managed hosting and application management services.  Many of these offerings underpin Verizon’s “everything-as-a-service,” or EaaS, cloud-based delivery model.

SAS 70 is a widely recognized auditing standard performed by a certified public   accounting firm.  It is conducted in accordance with the standards set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  These reports included the examination of specific areas such as: organizational structure, governance and administration; physical access to facilities; logical access to systems; network services; and operational processes and environmental safeguards.  The results of these examinations demonstrate that Verizon has the controls and processes in place to manage and monitor its data centers and infrastructure for enterprises around the globe. Read more

PAETEC Enables Cloud Computing Portfolio and Nationwide Data Center Expansion

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Webmaster ToolboxFAIRPORT, N.Y. – PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ GS: PAET), a nationwide provider of comprehensive communications solutions, today announced the launch of an expanded portfolio of cloud-based products and the planned deployment of new data centers coast-to-coast.

As part of its overall cloud and data center strategy and leveraging its breadth and depth of experience in the cloud and data center space, PAETEC plans to add 13 data centers coast-to-coast by the end of 2012 to its current set of seven centers which will result in the company operating 20 centers nationwide. Additionally, the company released new cloud-based products and enhanced existing products for businesses including Dedicated Server, Virtual Server, Managed Storage, and Hosted Exchange. Cloud-based services refer to applications being housed, managed, and maintained in highly secure and fault-tolerant data centers, relieving day-to-day responsibilities from IT staffs allowing them to focus on more strategic initiatives. Read more

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