Cloud Features

Vexxhost Cloud Web Hosting Confirmed their Unlimited Features Plan

Vexxhost web hosting marketing and developing teams assure their cloud web hosting customers that their cloud infrastructure is designed to be exactly the same as other web hosts, so there are no complications in getting started. Vexxhost cloud plan is UnlimitedDisk Space, Unlimited Web Sites Allowed, Unlimited Data Transfer, Unlimited MySQL Databases and free Instant Setup, free Domain Name,free Site Builder, free Website Advertisement Credit, Linux Hosting Environment; all those features to delight Vexxhost clients.

New Cloud Web Hosting Platform Looking for Beta Testers

Web Cluster is a cloud web hosting platform designed to run either on real servers, cloud server instances or a combination of the two. Due to some key enabling technologies becoming available (particularly the ZFS filesystem) combined with technology advances made by the cluster development team, this new product is able to offer a number of features not previously seen in products of this type…read more

WHIR Magazine Oct 2010 Takes Small Hosts into the Cloud

The Web Host Industry Review, the leading resource for information on the web hosting industry, is excited to announce that the October 2010 issue of its Web Host industry Review magazine has shipped, offering readers insight into creating a product that can help them capture a part of the lucrative market for cloud hosting services…read more

Cloud-Based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) BPA Awarded to EyakTek

(“EyakTek”) announced today that the company is one of eleven awardees of a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from the General Services Administration (GSA) for cloud computing. The 5 year, competitively bid Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) BPA is valued at $76.5 million. To meet GSA’s need for hosting services and solutions, EyakTek has teamed with Horizon Data Center Solutions (HDCS) to provide cloud-based IaaS offerings for customers that will be available through Apps.gov, the government’s cloud-based services storefront…read more 

 

Windstream Expanding Cloud Computing Offerings, Acquires Hosted Solutions

In an effort to broaden its cloud computing offerings in the business services and broadband markets, Windstream (NewsAlert) Corp. has announced its plans to acquire Hosted Solutions LLC for $310 million. yet both companies expect that it will be able to close the transaction in the fourth quarter. Hosted Solutions is a Raleigh, N.C.-based company specializing in Web hosting services for small and medium. The Associated Press reported that this deal is subject to regulatory approval…read more

Web hosting provider, VEXXHOST, announced the addition of rebootless update technology, Ksplice, to all their servers

One of the leading international web hosting and domain registration provider, VEXXHOST, announced today the addition of Ksplice on all of their web hosting servers.  Ksplice helps organizations around the world to upgrade and patch important security vulnerabilities and crucial updates on the servers’ kernel without rebooting the server, which results in decreased downtime…read more

Web Host SoftLayer Provides Customers Nimsoft Solution for Cloud Monitoring

According to Nimsoft’s announcement earlier this month, the Nimsoft Monitoring Solution now provides comprehensive visibility of infrastructure, services, customer views, and customer service levels for Softlayer customers. The highly secure, available, and scalable solution also provides full transparency through any application stack, as well as tiered monitoring levels to meet targeted business objectives and needs, robust APIs for extensive integration, and a lightweight, scalable architecture, no-touch deployment ideal for cloud environments…read more

iomart Group Wins UK Security Award for Cloud-based Government Computer Child Safety Project

Netintelligence.com, the cloud security service from iomart Group, has won the title of Security Project of the Year at the inaugural UK Computing Security Awards. The e accolade was given to the company for its work in securing and providing comprehensive parental controls on the 250,000 laptops distributed to families across England under the government’s Home Access Scheme, designed to provide low-income families with internet access…read more
 

Why cloud won’t kill IT outsourcing or consulting

In a recent interview with CIO magazine, A.T. Kearney’s Arjun Sethi stated that cloud computing will ultimately end traditional IT outsourcing. In Arjun’s opinion, the likes of Xerox, HP and Accenture, as well as Indian outsourcing vendors like Infosys and TCS, are potentially in peril.  At the same time, Arjun believes that Google and Amazon will eat away a significant share of the IT outsourcing market…read more

Virtual Internet voted as the MOST Reliable Hosting Company Site in October 2010

Virtual Internet, the UK leading specialist in cloud hosting, was ranked by Netcraft as the most reliable hosting company on the planet for the month of October. Netcraft is an Internet services company based in Bath, England. It provides expert data research and analysis on many aspects of the Internet. These researches are entirely independent and shows reliable statistics data of the hosting company sites rank based on their performance. According to the information provided on the Netcraft site, the ranking method chosen is the most authentic: “Netcraft measures and makes available the response times of around forty leading hosting providers” sites. The performance measurements are made at fifteen minute intervals from separate points around the internet, and averages are calculated over the immediately preceding 24 hour period…read more

 

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