SoftLayer Joins cloudXchange as Telx Launches Cloud Connection Centers

June 7, 2011 by · Comments Off on SoftLayer Joins cloudXchange as Telx Launches Cloud Connection Centers 

Webmaster ToolboxNEW YORK, NY (Cloud Computing Expo) – Telx®, a leading interconnection and data center provider in 15 strategic North American markets, today launched its new Cloud Connection Centers and announced that SoftLayer® Technologies, a global provider of on-demand Cloud and Dedicated hosting, has joined the Telx cloudXchange. Telx Cloud Connection Centers are an innovative new way for cloud service providers like SoftLayer and their Enterprise end users to securely connect their infrastructures, leveraging Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to ensure IaaS and application uptime. Through this new partnership, Telx can now directly offer any of its 880+ customers within its Cloud Connection Centers direct access to SoftLayer’s industry-leading Cloud and Dedicated Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions, including the popular CloudLayer® Computing offering. The launch of Telx’s Cloud Connection Centers furthers the Company’s leadership in interconnection, and establishes Telx as a formidable enabler of cloud computing.

“Telx has enjoyed a long and successful engagement with SoftLayer, as the company expanded its network footprint across several major U.S. markets leveraging our Interconnection services. This partnership is a natural extension of that relationship, and benefits both companies as well as our Enterprise customer base, who continue to consume cloud-based services,” explained Eric Shepcaro, CEO of Telx. “Working with SoftLayer helps us build a strong community of interest for our new Cloud Connection Centers, while offering our customers direct access to the industry-leading mix of SoftLayer’s services.” Read more

Verisign Uptime Bundle Combines DDoS Protection, Managed DNS and Threat Intelligence Services

March 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on Verisign Uptime Bundle Combines DDoS Protection, Managed DNS and Threat Intelligence Services 

Web Hosting BlogDulles, VA – VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today unveiled the Verisign Uptime Bundle, a new service bundle that combines protection from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks with Verisign’s unparalleled Domain Name System (DNS) hosting, and threat intelligence services – all in one competitively priced solution.

Together, the three bundled cloud-based services help improve the performance, security and availability of websites, email, and critical network services. The Verisign Uptime Bundle is designed to minimize costly downtime for some of the most likely targets of malicious attacks, including online retailers, financial services firms, providers of cloud-based solutions and hosted applications, media and content providers, and online advertising and entertainment companies. Read more