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Managed Web Hosting Provider RackHigh Now Offers Colocation In Its Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Data Center

Managed web hosting provider RackHigh announced today that it now offers colocation space in its Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Data Center. RackHigh’s colocation services will be available from the Riyadh, SA data center in August 2013. We’ve seen an influx of technologies in our space over the past few years, but colocation services in Saudi Arabia offer a strategic geographical coverage that many companies are looking for. – Ibrahim Mohammad Gazzawi, Chief Operating Officer, RackHigh. RackHigh recently revamped their data center for other managed services including cloud, dedicated, and smart servers and has now updated its designated colocation space for use by customers. “We’ve seen an influx of technologies in our space over the past few years, but colocation services in Saudi Arabia off...

Scott Walters Named Director of Security at INetU Managed Hosting

Managed hosting and cloud provider INetU today that Scott Walters has been named Director of Security and will now be  responsible for the Company’s Security Operations Center (SOC), compliance audits and certifications. The news comes a few days after INetU 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). Under his new role, Walters will be responsible for: Data and network security. Scaling the Security Operations Center (SOC) team. Overseeing INetU’s   compliance audits and maintain certifications, such as SSAE 16, ISAE 3402, SOC 2, SOC 3 and PCI DSS. Working with INetU Labs in the development of new security products and...

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...

PacHosting Launches Dedicated Virtual Center

Hong Kong hosting service provider PacHosting yesterday launched  Dedicated Virtual Center, a  new server solution which streamlines virtual machines provision and management on physical dedicated servers. Dedicated Virtual Center allows clients to get the full control of a physical server and virtualization hypervisor at the same time. The new dedicated hosting solution is based on Dell PowerEdge Series servers and commercial hypervisor Parallels Cloud Server. Through the Parallels Virtualization Automation (PVA) virtualization control panel, users can provision and manage multiple virtual machines and containers on a single physical server with ease. Virtual machines provide isolated server environments and containers allow users to scale the servers’ configurations on-demand. Each virtu...

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...

German Host intergenia Acquires Managed Hosting Services Provider internet24

German web hosting and server solutions provider Intergenia today announced that  it has acquired the German managed hosting services provider internet24 GmbH. The combination of intergenia’s managed hosting brand PlusServer with internet24 will help our managed hosting business unit to become one of the leading providers in German-speaking countries. – Jan-Jaap Jager, CEO,  intergenia. “We have known the internet24 team for a long time and are glad to have them on board as part of the intergenia group,” said Jan-Jaap Jager, CEO,  intergenia. “The combination of intergenia’s managed hosting brand PlusServer with internet24 will help our managed hosting business unit to become one of the leading providers in German-speaking countries,” he added. “Fo...

“CtrlS is Asia’s Largest and India’s Only Tier IV Certified Datacenter”- Prashant, CtrlS

The opening day of the recently held WHD.India 2013 had a session titled “Reaching the next level of hosting” by Prashant Jain, Director, CtrlS. It was the last session of what had been a long exhausting day with multiple sessions lined back-to-back. Spent up with the proceedings of the day, my mind had started wondering how much booze would be too much booze to drink at the succeeding ConneXion Party so as to remain sober enough to do research work for the sessions scheduled for next day. As the emcee invited Prashant on stage, I was expecting yet another run-of-the-mill session that was titled to come across as genuinely interesting and informative, but was actually rife with product pitches of the company. What followed pleasantly surprised me. One of the only three talks ou...

INetU Adds INetU Application Traffic Firewall to its Managed Security Suite

Managed hosting and cloud provider INetU has added INetU Application Traffic Firewall to its Managed Security Suite. The INetU Application Traffic Firewall goes beyond classic Web Application Firewalls and provides an additional layer of critical protection for businesses by thwarting attacks targeting application vulnerabilities, says the official press release. The world needs to access your applications, but your business needs to ensure that users and data are safe. The INetU Application Traffic Firewall is the lock at your front door protecting this information against would-be attackers looking to exploit your applications as a way in. -Andrew Hodes, Director of technology, INetU. Once the  troublesome  threat profiles are detected,  The INetU Application Traffic Firewall can be conf...

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...

Media Temple Launches DV Managed and CloudTech Premium Support at HostingCon 2013

Web hosting and cloud services provider  Media Temple (mt) today launched DV Managed – the latest version of its VPS hosting platform, and CloudTech Premium Support – a new 24/7 multi-channel support platform that provides  customer solutions by certified CloudTech engineers at the  application code level. DV Managed provides SMBs and start-ups with  affordable managed hosting. It  runs  LAMP applications 25% faster than the previous version and backups and maintenance complete 10X faster. Pre-loaded with various software packages including CentOS, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby, Postfix, YUM package management, and Plesk Panel 11 from Parallels, DV Managed comes with a service level agreement (SLA) that offers the (mt) Media Temple 20/20 Uptime Guarantee – promising 99...

DreamHost Launches DreamPress, A Premium Managed WordPress Hosting in Public Beta

Web hosting provider  DreamHost today launched its new Managed WordPress hosting service named DreamPress. Available in public beta right now, DreamPress is ideal for entrepreneurs, Website designers, developers, and bloggers who want  a scalable and optimized WordPress hosting experience. Earlier this year, DreamHost also launched its online community DreamScape. With our 15 years of experience in automating and delivering Open Source applications and platforms, our customers have been asking us to Just Do DreamPress, so we’re happy to roll it out. – Simon Anderson, CEO, DreamHost. Some salient features of DreamPress are: Pre-configured for higher traffic loads and server-intensive themes and plugins. Managed Virtual Private Server (VPS) instances running on isolated,  scalable and ...

Windstream Hosted solutions to Open 72,000-Square-Foot Enterprise Class Data Center in Charlotte, NC

Managed Hosting provider Windstream Hosted Solutions today announced undergoing construction of it’s  new 72,000-square-foot enterprise-class data center in Charlotte, North Carolina that is going to open later this year. Windstream’s fourth DC in Charlotte and seventh in North Carolina, the new facility will have multiple 10,000-square-foot data center suites  delivered in a phased approach. Aimed to help businesses manage their resources in a cost-effective manners,  the Charlotte DC will provide Windstream’s full suite of cloud computing, dedicated hardware, data storage, and managed services. Some key features of the new facility are: This newest data center represents our commitment to providing customers with the highest level of services and reliability in order to meet the ch...

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