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  • Internap Buys Web Host iWeb for $145M

    | 31 October 2013

    Montreal-based iWeb has been acquired for $145 million by Internap Network Services Corporation. More than 10, 000 SMB clients internationally use iWeb’s cloud and dedicated Web hosting services from four data centers located in or near Montreal. Internap’s CEO, Eric Cooney said the combination makes it a top five pure-play IT infrastructure service provider capable […]

    Topics Include:  Cloud Hosting,  Dedicated Hosting,  Managed Hosting,  Small Business Hosting,

    Black Lotus Raises $3.5M for Global Expansion

    | 25 October 2013

    Black Lotus, a DDoS protection leader, has raised $3.5 million from private equity firm Industry Capital to expand operations internationally. The investment in Black Lotus was prompted by the quality of the team, in-depth knowledge of business, position in the sector, and willingness to scale the business according to Arman Khalili, a principal advisor of […]

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    CWCS Adds Finder Tool for Web Hosting Shoppers

    | 23 October 2013

    CWCS Managed Hosting is guiding Web hosting shoppers with a step-by-step online tool designed to find the right solution. The choice of the right Web hosting package is critical to online success so making the process simpler, easier and more transparent should be a welcome opportunity for any business, says Karl Mendez, CEO of CWCS. […]

    Topics Include:  Dedicated Hosting,  E-Commerce Hosting,  Managed Hosting,

    Earthlink Adds Private Cloud Hosting Service

    | 21 October 2013

    EarthLink’s new Private Cloud Hosting services allows businesses to move on-premises hardware or virtualized environments to the cloud, while retaining management via a single interface with the ability to control security and privacy policies. Private Cloud Hosting will also support scalability for larger numbers of Virtual Machines (VMs) with EarthLink providing the dedicated resources. Besides […]

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    Media Temple Joins GoDaddy’s Web Hosting Team

    | 15 October 2013

    Los Angeles-based Web hosting leader Media Temple (mt), is now part of GoDaddy, by acquisition. No financial terms were disclosed for GoDaddy’s sixth takeover in 15 months, which adds another 125, 000 customers and an additional 1.5 million websites to its hosting empire. Demian Sellfors, who co-founded (mt) in 1998, said that both companies will […]

    Topics Include:  Cloud Hosting,  E-Commerce Hosting,  Small Business Hosting,

    Hosting Firm DreamHost Salutes Web Developers and Designers

    | 11 October 2013

    Web and cloud hosting leader DreamHost is sending a shout out to Web professionals the world over. “Web developers and entrepreneurs make the world go ’round, ” said VP of Marketing Brett Dunst, “and their success is our success. We’re constantly amazed by the creativity, talent, and ambition that our customers throw up — sometimes […]

    Topics Include:  Cloud Hosting,  Dedicated Hosting,  E-Commerce Hosting,  Email Hosting,  Small Business Hosting,  Virtual Private Servers,

    IBM Expands Cloud Hosting Services with SoftLayer Platform

    | 10 October 2013

    IBM continues to build its cloud portfolio to take advantage of enterprise adoption of new cloud computing services. Gartner research indicates that 60 percent of all enterprises will adopt some form of cloud computing in 2013, while GigaOm Research forecasts the global cloud computing market will reach $158 billion in 2014. New social business and […]

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    8×8 Sells Dedicated Web Hosting Unit to Black Lotus

    | 07 October 2013

    Cloud communications leader 8×8, Inc. has sold its dedicated server hosting business to The IRC Company, Inc. (dba Black Lotus Communications). The $3 million cash deal was finalized on September 30, 2013. 8×8 reports that the dedicated Web hosting business, acquired in May 2010, served 288 customers as of June 30 and generated $3.8 million […]

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    UK Cloud Host iomart Buys Online Backup Firm BTL for $37M

    | 04 October 2013

    Cloud hosting leader iomart Group has purchased Backup Technology (BTL) for £23 million (USD $37M) – it’s biggest acquisition to date. BTL, founded in 2005, provides cloud backup and disaster recovery services for some of the UK’s best known brands including Siemens, Suzuki and Pernod Ricard, as well as Liverpool and Everton football clubs. Angus […]

    Topics Include:  Cloud Hosting,  Dedicated Hosting,  Managed Hosting,

    Gandi Awarding Free Web Hosting to Top #Hack4good Projects

    | 03 October 2013

    San Francisco-based cloud host Gandi will award free Web hosting to the top projects from this week’s #hack4good event. Held in 20 cities worldwide and organized by Geeklist employees, #Hack4good brings more than 800 developers, network/system administrators, project managers and designers together for three days of hacking on October 4-6. By sponsoring #hack4good, Gandi is […]

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