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Asia’s Mega Open Source Convention– October 12-14,2012.

Open Source India (OSI) is the premier Open Source conference in Asia targeted at nurturing and promoting the Open Source ecosystem in the subcontinent. OSI Days is organised by the Forum for Open Source Initiatives in India (FOSII)  —  a body that comprises individuals from various spheres of the Linux/OSS ecosystem including the industry, academia, media, government, users and the developer community. With the goal of nurturing and promoting the Open Source ecosystem in Asia, OSI 2012 will target software developers, IT managers and IT professionals by means of various sub-events happening across the 3 days of the event. These sub-events will focus on topics like Android, Kernel, Cloud, Open Source Databases, IT Infrastructure and many more so that we can ensure that there is something f...

Olympics Hikes Both Web Traffic & Sales In London

Have you ever thought that the Olympics can change the dynamics of sales? DailyHostNews have collected some interesting facts that reports spurt in web traffic & sales due to the Olympics. According to the report by IMRG (interactive media retail group) released earlier, the effects of the London Olympics will be felt  greatly on online sales, reflecting the importance of e-commerce hosting. According to IMRG, the increase in online sales is caused by the increment in the number of individuals working from home in July . This scenario is expected to continue in the month of August also. This increased scenario is backed up by the quote from drum.co.uk , research from o2 shows  30 percent of the people chose to work from home as to decrease the traffic on roads in this Olympic season an...

Do Linkedin Need To Be Beware from Facebook Jobs?

According to a report by Wall Street Journal, Facebook could launch a searchable job board later this summer named as Facebook Jobs. Facebook Jobs will aggregates all the jobs posted by the third party and present them in one place thereby creating the searchable repository of jobs for the users. With 900 million users & their data, Facebook Jobs could provide an excellent recruiting solution with better targeting & more varied user base than Linkedin. Lots of questions has already been raised on the continued success of Linkedin after Facebook Jobs. The use of recruiting applications like BranchOut ,Glassdoor,JobVite, Work4Labs and their success may have turned up as motivation for Zuckerberg  to create Facebook Jobs. “Facebook Jobs” will not cut off these job apps rather it will ...

Interaction with Aaron Wangenheim of T5 Data Centers

Aaron Wangenheim of T5 Data Centres in a candid conversation with Daily Host News. 1. Tell us something about yourself and your position in T5 Data Centers. It’s very exciting to be part of a group that is pushing the envelope in the data centre development world. I came on board last year to spearhead West Coast operations, including the development of our Los Angeles project, and chase new opportunities on behalf on T5. My career in data centres started in 1998 when I was involved with site selection and acquisition for Digital Island, and then other early hosting companies. 2. Give an overview about your company, its origin and services? Our approach is very real estate and operations focused. We concentrate on wholesale data center development and operation, and also have a powered she...

Aakash-2 now at an increased price

With enhanced features and specifications, the Aakash tablet will now be available at a cost almost double its introductory price. Supposedly, the gadget failed to meet expectations of hundreds of students studying in Indian Institute of Technology all across the country. The IIT Rajasthan has released some criterion for Aakash tablet. According to the standards released by IIT Rajasthan, the inexpensive tablet should function at a temperature of 20 degree and up to 50 degree Celsius. It also stresses the tablet to be waterproof along with enduring steep and sudden fall. Not only this, it has specified a 1.2 Giga Hertz (GHz) microprocessor as against 366 megahertz (MHz) in Aakash and 700 RAM (Random Access Memory) megabytes, double of the original. The battery specified can run up to eight...

Campaigns against SOPA and PIPA speed up

DAILYHOSTNEWS, January 19, 2012- The massive protest against internet censorship bills SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (PROTECT Intellectual Property Act) which are being considered by Congress at City Hall in San Francisco, have gathered momentum with more and more websites, their CEO’s and users joining hands. Wednesday was observed as the black-out day by popular internet sites like Wikipedia, Google.com, Reddit.com, Craiglist.org BoingBoing.net, WordPress.com, Techcrunch.com and about 10,000 other websites. These sites blacked out their pages and displayed messages warning people about harms of SOPA and the problems they would face if they are not able to access the information as easily as they can now. Today, founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerburg in a post on Facebook also expre...

WindData Gears For a Wind Powered Data Center

DAILYHOSTNEWS, November 5, 2011 – WindData,a company that plans to build a massive data center campus in Texas that will be wholly powered by renewable energy, is ready to start construction of the first of six data centers at its site in Pflugerville. The plan is to build out a 600,000 sq ft data center campus at the site over the next decade. WindData’s parent company plans to develop a large amount of capacity to generate wind power and use that capacity as part of the power-purchase package it provides to its data center clients. The company says it will enable the clients to capitalize on long-term power-purchase agreements that are available to users of renewable energy. WindData’s owner is Baryonyx Corp., a developer of wind farms whose plan is to establish vertically in...

C4L Acquires Space for More Colocation

DAILYHOSTNEWS, November 2, 2011 – More colocation space is now available for British-based hosting provider C4L. Yesterday the company revealed that it had received additional room in a new data center by provider Virtus. With the move, C4L cited “increasing demand.” Peter Miles, business development director at Virtus, the company that is the data center provider, expressed excitement concerning C4L’s acquisition of additional space, referring to C4L as a “rapidly growing and diverse business.” He also stated, “Our Tier 3 facility will complement C4L’s existing portfolio and will prove highly attractive to tenants seeking the increased resilience that our data center offers…” Specifically, the data center is Tier 3 and encompasses 27 thousand square feet of what C4L says is “technic...

Facebook To Open a Data Center Near The Arctic Circle

DAILYHOSTNEWS, October 31, 2011 – Facebook intends to move towards the Arctic Circle to set up a large data center in Lulea Northern Sweden due to open in 2012. Lulea is on the coast of northern Sweden in Norrbotten County, and it already has a strong IT presence with cabling and mobile phone companies and more than 2,000 employees in the tech industry situated there, along with Sweden’s icebreaker armada, ships that break up the glaciers to allow the town’s important trade route to remain open year round. It is anticipated that it is setting up three server halls across 30,000sq m which will use free cooling, making the most of the cold climate at the Aurorum Science Park where it will be situated in northern Sweden. A report by UK newspaper the Telegraph quoted Aurorum Science Park Chief...

Voxel Launches Cloud Hosting Facility in Silicon Valley

DAILYHOSTNEWS, October 30, 2011 – Leading cloud and hybrid hosting provider, Voxel, announced an expansion of its US operations with a new VoxCLOUD Point of Presence (PoP) in San Jose, CA. Following its recent expansion in Singapore, the new West Coast hosting facility further strengthens Voxel’s presence in the country’s top tech innovation hubs: Silicon Valley and New York. “We reached a point in our growth where it made sense to expand nationally as well as internationally,” said Zachary Smith, COO of Voxel. “A West Coast hosting facility allows us to provide a more robust service offering to our customers, including disaster recovery and redundancy solutions inside the United States continent. As always, all of Voxel’s cloud servers, regardless of location, have the same CPU and disk p...

Rise Partners with SADA Systems

DAILYHOSTNEWS, October 19, 2011 – Rise, a leading provider of Cloud and hosted services, has today announced its latest partnership, providing California based SADA Systems with a full-service Cloud Infrastructure solution that will enable its customers to migrate from on-premise servers and systems, to a scalable, Virtual Private Cloud infrastructure. According to Tony Safoian, president and CEO of SADA Systems the switch from on-premise to Cloud infrastructure can be a daunting task for most businesses, therefore it needed to make sure that whoever it partnered with was able to make the transition as seamless and pain free as possible: “Businesses are increasingly turning to Cloud-based solutions because they offer flexibility, scalability and security that had not been available previou...

SoftLayer Launches QuantaStor Storage Servers

DAILYHOSTNEWS, October 19, 2011 – SoftLayer Technologies yesterday announced a partnership with OS Nexus and the launch of QuantaStor Storage Servers. The offering provides dedicated mass storage appliances with exceptional cost-effectiveness, control, and scalability. It is ideal for a range of high performance storage solutions. The price of QuantaStor Mass Storage Servers starts at $1,039/month for up to 12 drives and $1,139/month for up to 24 drives. QuantaStor Storage Servers offer the OS NEXUS QuantaStor Storage Appliance OS, the industry’s first virtual storage solution designed for global manageability, on SoftLayer Mass Storage dedicated servers. These capabilities make it ideally suited for a broad set of applications including VM application deployments, virtual desktops, as wel...

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