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Rising Cloud adoption rate drives datacenter industry growth

The year 2017 seem to be extremely promising for the datacenter Industry, as it has been witnessing a rising demand for IT infrastructure management outside the on-premise ecosystem and varying consumer demands with the cloud trend. The booming cloud opportunity and accelerated cloud adoption rates require more datacenter space and capacity. And at this stage, when companies are experimenting with new products and business models, the need for a flexible infrastructure is imperative. Companies look for better opportunities resulting in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). By combining efforts, companies can explore more opportunities and ways to deliver better services to the end customer. The recent partnership announcement between Tata Communications and Alibaba Cloud is the best example ...

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...

Host Europe Group Acquired by European Private Equity Firm Cinven for £438m

Host Europe Group has announced on Friday its acquisition by European private equity firm, Cinven, from Montagu Private Equity for a total consideration of £438m. We look forward to our new partnership with Cinven which will enable us to further dominate the European market and consolidate our Group strength. – Thomas Vollrath, CEO, Host Europe Group. Oakley Capital Corporate Finance and Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc were financial advisors to Cinven on this transaction. A European private equity firm  founded in 1977, Cinven has offices in Guernsey, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Luxembourg and Hong Kong. “Host Europe operates an attractive business model enjoying double digit growth rates and very high levels of earnings visibility. Its market position has been secur...

INetU Enhances its Client Center; Adds Dynamic Virtual Scaling and Unmanaged Virtual Machines

INetU today announced major enhancements to its Client Center, including dynamic virtual scaling, the ability to add unmanaged virtual machines and available access through an Application Programming Interface (API). The news comes a fortnight after INetU  added INetU Application Traffic Firewall to its Managed Security Suite. INetU Clients now have even more control and visibility into their servers and can make adjustments on the fly as needed. Cloud hosting can be complex, but the INetU Client Center continues to simplify the experience by providing one pane of glass to monitor and manage everything. – Andrew Hodes, Director of technology, INetU. The new enhancements will allow  INetU customers to utilize: Dynamic Virtual Scaling – INetU customers can now scale virtual machines to allow...

“(mt) Has Grown Into a Strong Brand Through the Word of Mouth”- Russell Reeder, Media Temple

Things go awry often for web hosting providers. Server crashes, down times, security issues, network problems are frequent, and there is only so much a provider can do to preempt such issues. With so many things potentially going astray, irate customers are rife, and things can get nasty behind keyboards easily. If not proactively handled, such instances can irreversibly damage a company’s reputation. Media Temple (mt) is one organization that handles such mishaps with great aplomb. One of the rare web-hosting providers that can boast of a passionate fan following, Media Temple stands out from the crowd with its top-shelf customer support. With its product lineup comprehensive and broad enough to appeal from a web designer to an enterprise, Media Temple has really grown by word of mouth to...

SharePoint hosting provider Fpweb.net Launches Revamped Channel Partner Program

SharePoint hosting provider Fpweb.net today released its new Partnership Program. We are now offering sales training as well as targeted marketing efforts and other resources that will assist in the Affiliate and Reseller partners’ development as well as help them grow their commissions. – Corey VanDyke, Channel Manager, Fpweb.net. The revamped partnership program offers four partnership opportunities:  Reseller Partner, Affiliate Partner,Technology Partner and Services Partner. While affiliate track and reseller track are easy ways to earn commissions, services or technology partnerships focus on partner enablement and continued success. All four programs as a tiered payout structure with three tiers, Silver, Gold and Platinum. Silver tier gives 10% off each sale and requires a minimum of...

Gandi Updates Gandi Flex; Adds Advanced Cloud Computing Resource Scheduling

Domain name registrar and cloud-hosting provider Gandi today announced that its calendar-based scheduling engine for cloud computing instances, Gandi Flex, has been updated to allow organizations to schedule needs for RAM, bandwidth and CPU power. This new interface to cloud computing gives the savvy administrator an edge in cost control. – Thomas Stocking, COO, Gandi U.S. The news comes a few days after Gandi launched its new Pay-as-you-go billing and management model for its IaaS products. The updated scheduler allows  organizations to handle anticipated and cyclical spikes in usage  with hourly granularity with  recurrence schedules built in. This lets  users like e-commerce site administrators,  SaaS providers, software developers etc. to keep the cost of running their instances low. A...

Adapt Expands its Footprint in North England; Acquires Sleek Cloud Hosting

IT services provider Adapt today announced that it has acquired Leeds-based cloud hosting provider Sleek. Sleek customers  now have access to  Adapt’s managed services, real-time management portal (aMP) and Virtual Data Centre (eVDC) platform. Our combined business represents a real alternative for fast-growing companies looking for more than transactional cloud services, who require a deeper level of support and want an alternative to ‘live chat’ as a method of talking to their hosting partner. – Stewart Smythe, CEO, Adapt. “Both organisations are about delivering the highest quality infrastructure, wrapped in an exceptional support layer. Our shared vision is perfect for those organisations who see IT as a strategic asset that must contribute to their competitive advantage and bottom lin...

Gandi Launches New Pay-as-You-Go Billing and Management Model for its IaaS Products

Domain name registrar and VPS cloud-hosting provider Gandi has made some major changes in  flexibility and operation of its Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) products with introduction of new use-based billing and management. We are changing our billing to allow customers to pay for only what they use and make it easier to leverage the recent enhancements to our cloud systems. – Thomas Stocking, COO, Gandi U.S. Designed and implemented by Gandi in response to customer demand, the new billing system lets users quickly adjust IaaS systems with finer granularity, and precise controls over the cost of ownership. Billing for resources is now hourly, with low, per hour, per resource pricing, automated payment and integrated alerting. Gandi has already migrated 3,000+  client accounts to the new...

DiscountASP.NET Launches Snapp Systems, an elastic PaaS solution for .NET applications

Windows hosting provider DiscountASP.NET has launched  Snapp Systems, an  elastic platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solution for .NET applications. The news comes a few weeks after DiscountASP.NET announced launch of its  Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Hosting as an optional add-on enhancement. The first PaaS to include a configurable staging and production environment for each application,  Snapp Systems supports deployment via FTP, WebDeploy, GIT and Team Foundation Server to a staging site where users can test their applications before it is set live. After successful testing, users can publish their application from the staging site to the live production site without redeployment. The modus operandi of Snapp Systems is as shown below: We are excited to expand our portfolio wi...

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