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Google focuses on building an AI-first world with its new Cloud TPUs

Artificial Intelligence is continuously leading the way among the span of technologies in bringing out new software designs and capabilities. Google’s new AI chip is the latest one to get added to this. At company’s annual developer conference held recently, CEO Sundar Pichai announced a new AI chip that can be a technological break-through in the world of machine learning and automation. With this, Google signaled the increasing role of AI in software and hardware development. The chips known as Cloud Tensor Processing unit (TPU) are designed to speed-up the machine learning operations and are also an upgrade from the first generation of chips Google announced at its last year’s I/O meet. The second-generation chips can deliver nearly 180 teraflops of performance which is much higher as c...

eleven2 Upgrades Dedicated Server Range With RAID Protection, Backups and more

Web hosting provider eleven2 today announced that it has upgraded its entire dedicated server range. The news comes a few days after eleven2 announced its plans to launch a secondary VPS location in Europe. In an email conversation with Daily Host News today, Jon Eichler, VP Systems & Development, eleven2, said “We have upgraded all the CPUs on our dedicated server range to current generation. We have also made changes to ensure even our entry-level customers have RAID  protection.” “At eleven2, we take data integrity very seriously, and have gone the extra mile to ensure all of our dedicated server offerings are covered by both RAID and backups,” he added. eleven2 has also updated pricing on the dedicated server plans. The dedicated servers are available in fou...

“POP Helps Users to Set up & Manage Their Online Presence Easily”- Juan Diego Calle,.CO Internet

Yesterday saw launch of POP.CO, a new platform that helps businesses get online instantly. The company behind POP.CO, .CO Internet S.A.S, is well known for coming up with fresh ideas to help entrepreneurs and start ups establish successful online presence. POP.CO, the company’s latest endeavor, is a bundle of online services that comes with a .CO domain name, a custom POP Page and an email address powered by Google Apps. Entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses who’re not tech-savvy enough don’t need to hire a web developer to build a professional web presence or spend extra time finding a Web address, hosting provider, email account, etc. as a central POP account handles all that. It also enables users to add and install proprietary or third-party apps to their domains directly ...

“HybridCluster Allows Hosters to Differentiate, Sell New Services & Drive up Margins”- Luke Marsden, HybridCluster

There is something great about products and services that are developed by industry veterans to relieve their own pain points, to figure a way around the very problems they face day in and day out, and in the process build something that is a valuable contribution to the industry as a whole. This is where necessity, ingenuity, shortage and perspicacity hold hands in order to give birth to something that has substantial impact on the work cycle of the entire industry ecosystem. In May this year, when HybridCluster completed $1 millions fundraising and launched HybridCluster 2.0, I was supposed to prepare an Interview Questionnaire for Luke Marsden, CEO, HybridCluster. I knew little about the product at that time, but somewhere during my research work for the same, I decided that HybridClust...

LeaseWeb Releases LeaseWeb Cloud Load Balancer for Public Cloud

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider LeaseWeb today added a load balancing feature to its Public Cloud. The new feature will enable customers to optimize their use of cloud resources by managing the distribution of traffic across instances. The news comes nearly two months after LeaseWeb launched  its global Content Delivery Network. Load balancing divides traffic evenly across servers and lets customers optimize the use of their resources and minimize server response time. Traffic is redirected according to a set of rules as defined by the customer for the individual TCP ports on their public load balancer address. These rules range from balancing simple traffic (for example, for mail servers), to advanced rules with sticky policies for web applications. Rules can be managed via Le...

Aquilent Launches New Cloud Resource Management Portal: Olympus Powered by Aquilent™

Aquilent today announced launch of its Cloud Resource Management Portal, Olympus Powered by Aquilent. The new solution has been developed solely for federal agencies and  provides an application and environment centric model for managing the cloud, helping meet the increasingly complex requirements of the Federal Cloud First Policy. Olympus enables federal customers to bridge the gap between native cloud tools and their individualized cloud infrastructures and significantly reduces the need for cloud expertise so that federal organizations can readily take full advantage of their cloud resources while remaining focused on their mission. Olympus  works within any FISMA or DIACAP compliant environment, integrating with the Cloud Service Provider (CSP) security model and within the agencyR...

Fpweb.net Announces Complimentary SharePoint Migrations to Any Version

Fpweb.net today announced free migrations to any version of SharePoint for new and current qualified customers. The news comes a few weeks after Fpweb.net released its revamped Partnership Program. With free SharePoint migrations, we’re making it possible for your business to actually save money moving to a newer version of SharePoint while reaping the benefits of improved software and increased workplace productivity. – Rob LaMear IV, CEO and Founder, Fpweb.net. Wherever a business’ data may live at a moment, Fpweb.net will migrate it to their favorite version of SharePoint for free in their own dedicated SharePoint Cloud that is managed by the experts at Fpweb.net. Fpweb.net is moving any SharePoint 2003 or 2007 environments to SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013 in partnership with...

Progress Software Announces General Availability of Progress Pacific Application Platform-as-a-Service

Progress Software Corporation today announced general availability of  its application platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering, Progress Pacific. Progress Pacific application platform-as-a-Service (aPaas) has new data connectivity and application capabilities and provides developers with flexibility that helps them avoid vendor lock-in and develop and deploy key business applications anywhere they want, including openstack, on-premise, hybrid, etc. The key data connectivity and application capabilities include: Progress DataDirect Cloud service: The new Progress DataDirect Cloud service enables applications to easily integrate data from popular SaaS, relational database, Big Data, social, CRM and ERP systems.  It has a standards-based SQL interface that works with any ODBC or JDBC compatible...

TrendyTools Launches HTML5 Site Builder cPanel Plug-in With Five HTML5 Site Builders

TrendyTools today announced the launch of  their HTML5 Site Builder cPanel plug-in. The new offering includes five HTML5 site builders, one of which is a business website builder and others are category specific website builders namely Salon, Church, Restaurant and Band.  Category specific site builders open new gateways for search traffic in search engines. “We have launched these pocket friendly cPanel site builders as we observed web hosting companies spend a fortune on Site Builders by paying per server. Our goal is to offer hosting companies superior website builder without burning the pockets of Web Hosts already grappling with razor-thin margins. – Abhishek Khaitan, Business Development Manager, TrendyTools. Business Website builder has neutral templates and tools sufficient for a s...

Colocation provider Cologix to Build a 15,000 SQF Data Center in Downtown Vancouver

Cologix today announced plans to build a  15,000 SQF data center in  downtown Vancouver at 1050 West Pender Street. The expansion  builds on Cologix’s existing presence in 555 West Hastings. No other downtown Vancouver provider can offer the access to capacity for growth and network neutral connectivity that we will provide at 1050 West Pender Street. – Grant van Rooyen, President and CEO, Cologix. The news comes just a month after Cologix’s 26,000 SQF expansion in downtown Montreal at 1155 University Street. Intended to meet the strong demand for network neutral colocation space, the new data center site will have Phase 1  available in Q 1 of 2014. The new facility will provide for access to multiple carriers with Points of Presence (PoP’s) in the building as well as connectivity ba...

WebNet Hosting’s Reseller Hosting Packages Now Available With Data Centers Based in Europe, Asia

WebNet Hosting yesterday announced that its  reseller hosting plans will now be available in European and Asian data centers too. WebNet Hosting has been offering reseller hosting across the United States since its inception in 2002. The news comes a few months after WebNet  launched a new platform of online audio information sharing- audio hosting packages featuring SHOUTcast software. Demand for reseller hosting is growing, and Amsterdam and Tokyo are two global locations with great connectivity that serve the entire globe. We get many requests from our resellers–asking for multiple locations–and now we have a solution for them. – PJ  Taei, Director of Operations, WebNet Hosting. With WebNet’s reseller hosting plans, individuals will be able to use their wholesale-priced hard drive...

DataBank Announces New Managed Services Including Security Solutions, DCIM and ‘IT Stack’ Monitoring

Custom data center and multi-tenant colocation provider DataBank today announced a new suite of Managed service offerings. The new range of services will include security solutions, DCIM and ‘IT Stack’ monitoring. Clients will now have enhanced visibility of their colocated IT equipment and infrastructure housed within DataBank’s data centers. The news comes nearly two months after  DataBank expanded its white-floor capacity to its recently acquired VeriSpace data center in South Minneapolis. The service rollout will include an expansion of data collection and monitoring with the addition of DCIM (Data Center Infrastructure Management), ‘IT Stack’ monitoring tools, and security solutions for Threat Management, Log Management, Scanning, and DDoS Mitigation. “Da...

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