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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...

“When it Comes to DR and BCP, Preventive Maintenance is Absolutely Critical”- Brad Ratushny, INetU

As Hurricane Sandy ravaged East Coast last year, causing more than $68 billion in damage , it also brought significant attention to the disaster readiness of data centers. Various data center facilities struggled with power problems amid widespread flooding and utility outages, immediately impacting the businesses that rely on those resources. While several data centers who downplayed the adverse geological contingencies were caught completely off-guard, various state-of-the-art facilities with meticulous DR planning also found it difficult to stay up and running in face of the unprecedented scale of Sandy. The storm exposed gaping holes in the the scope of existing disaster plans and hard-pressed the need of better monitoring measures, preemptive testing , backup power, and several other ...

“Tandem Comes With a Lot of Perks That Most Reseller Programs Don’t” – Dan Ushman, SingleHop

There is a lot to like about hosted IT infrastructure and Cloud computing provider SingleHop. Everything about the company – be it their extremely transparent SLA, automated deployment system, proprietary control panel LEAP, white-label partner programs, or the extensive detail in which the customer service & tech support system is listed on their website with multiple guarantees about the quality of services – is assured, innovative and fresh. We talked to Dan Ushman, Co-founder and CMO, SingleHop, about some new developments at the company this year (EU Data Center, Enterprise Private Cloud), LEAP, Tandem and the much known ‘Bill of Rights’ SLA. The idea behind LEAP is that you can deploy and manage any kind of infrastructure in any data center anytime through...

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...

Anturis to Provide Comprehensive IT Infrastructure Monitoring For ReadySpace’s Business Customers

Anturis Inc. today announced that its cloud-based monitoring & troubleshooting solution has been selected by ReadySpace, a  cloud and managed hosting services provider to provide comprehensive IT infrastructure monitoring solutions for its business customers. ReadySpace will now offer Anturis’ solutions as an  integrated addition to its Managed Service packages. Anturis came to market early this year in beta phase and recently emerged from beta with the launch of its commercial product availability. In an interview with DailyHostNews today,  Sergey Nevstruev, CEO, Anturis, said: ReadySpace selected Anturis for its  IT infrastructure monitoring and troubleshooting  needs because of two key reasons: infrastructure model representation (i.e. users work with real-life entities like a datab...

Mural Helps Over 100,000 SMBs Maximize Use of Cloud-Based Collaboration Tools

Customer on-boarding platforms and services provider Mural today announced that  it  worked with over 100,000 small and medium-sized businesses in the last year and helped them maximize use of their cloud-based applications, including nearly 20,000 businesses on Microsoft collaboration tools. Service providers are most vulnerable to losing customers in the first 90 days after a sale.Mural engineers work one on one with SMB employees to engage them more deeply, understand their overall IT needs, and educate them on other Microsoft services they could benefit from. – Steve Zimba, President, Mural. The news comes three weeks after Mural launched Platform MaaX, a new on-boarding and post-sales support platform designed to provide SMBs with services that accelerate cloud implementation. SMBs ha...

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...

Phoenix NAP Launches New Virtual Private Data Center

Phoenix NAP today launched its Virtual Private Data Center. The news comes a few weeks after Phoenix NAP expanded its secured servers and HaaS offerings to its Ashburn data center. The new Virtual Private Data Center offers contract based consumption, requires no large up front capital investment and access to other infrastructure services through the data center’s unified network. With cutting-edge research and development and a large multi-disciplined technical staff behind our Virtual Private Data Center, we are confident that our tailored solutions can successfully meet any client’s need. – William Bell, Phoenix NAP. It is ideal for a multitude of instances including: Application development environments. Testing and proof of concepts. DR/Backup site. Hybrid cloud environments. Support...

Mural Launches Platform MaaX, an On-boarding and Post-sales Support Platform

Customer on-boarding platforms and services provider Mural today announced the launch of Platform MaaX, a new on-boarding and post-sales support platform designed to provide SMBs with services that accelerate cloud implementation. Adopting new technology can be time-consuming and intimidating to small and medium-sized businesses, leading to low activation, underutilized services and high turnover. We’re hearing from our partners and customers that it’s very difficult to make the move to the cloud. We have built Platform MaaX to address this exact challenge. – Steve Zimba, President, Mural. Increasing activation rates by 233 percent and lowering customer churn by 70 percent, Platform MaaX accelerates the path to revenue for service providers and ensures that users maximize the benefits of t...

Logicworks Launches Managed AWS Cloud Service For Both New and Existing AWS Users

Logicworks today launched managed support for clients who’re using or plan to use  Amazon Web Services. The new Managed AWS service brings together  the elasticity, scalability, and unlimited resources of AWS cloud and system administrators, cloud engineers, and network technicians of  Logicworks. Logicworks helps IT organizations deploy applications on AWS while also assuming the responsibility of babysitting, automating, and optimizing their infrastructure so that they can focus on their applications. – Kenneth Ziegler, CEO, Logicworks. Some of the salient features of Logicworks Managed AWS service are: Application Rationalization: Logicworks’ project-based consulting service assists companies’ IT operation in developing the right cloud computing strategy for their busi...

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 ...

SingleHop Expands Foot Print in Europe; Opens New 2,000+ Server Data Center in Amsterdam

Web hosting and IaaS provider  SingleHop  today launched a new data center  in Amsterdam, Netherlands.  Announced exactly two months back, the new facility named Amsterdam 1 had more than 75% of the initial data center capacity reserved well before the opening. Some key specifications of the new DC are: We are very pleased by what we have been seeing. Since announcing the data center, we’ve been flooded with requests from hosting services providers, systems integrators, game developers, and a variety of digital startups. – Zak Boca, CEO, SingleHop. ISO27001,  BS 25999-2:2007 and AMS-IX Certified Facility Spread over 4,330 Square Meters Max Server Capacity: 2,000+ Servers Carrier-Neutral with Over 30 Service Providers Powered by SingleHop’s LEAP3 platform Anti-PassBack enforced secure biome...

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