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1&1 Internet Launches New gTLD Pre-Order Portal and a Cloud Server Package

Global  Web hosting provider 1&1 Internet has today made two major announcements – launch of a gTLD Pre-Order Portal and a new cloud server package. The news comes nearly two months after 1 and 1 Internet added Artful.ly, CraftIsArt, Meetup and Wanelo web apps to 1&1 MyWebsite and launched its  Microsoft Exchange 2013 Hosting services. New gTLD Pre-Order Portal The new gTLD Pre-Order Portal allows website owners to  pre-order  the new gTLDs that’ll hit the market soon and provides domain news, expert advice articles and practical tips to plan a  domain portfolio. Website owners can browse the new domain endings at the  portal and make a risk-free pre-order for the domain of their choice.  This pre-order does not guarantee that a domain will be purchased, however, it is ...

Hivelocity Now Offers Intel DC S3500 SSD On All Dedicated Servers

Hivelocity has announced that they now offer  Intel’s DC S3500 solid state drives with all new dedicated server offerings and are phasing out  their Intel 520 Series SSD inventory. There are ongoing promotions in place to unload the remaining 520 series drives the company has in stock as well as specials on the S3500 series. We are doing everything we can to entice customers to take an SSD over a traditional spinning disk.  The customers cannot believe the performance improvements they experience. The servers fly. – Barry Stetler, Engineer, Hivelocity. The news comes nearly three months after Hivelocity  added quad socket Intel Sandy Bridge E5-4600 systems to its dedicated server offerings. The new SSD product line has been designed by the engineers at Intel for the usage patterns and appl...

How Important is Server Location For Your Business?

Almost every business relies on some form of server technology, but does the location of this technology truly matter? Where does your data normally end up? An increasing number of businesses are coming to  terms with the growing complexities cloud technology brings in and how it and other strategic IT choices are affecting their businesses. So what`s next? With more and more companies moving their business data to the cloud, the last few years have seen considerable acceptance of cloud computing in the  market. The benefits of this technology are clear. The implications, not so much. Cloud technology has presented some significant challenges lately. It has become increasingly clear that a few companies are now giving real thought to the legal and physical implications of the technology. T...

OnApp Launches Three Pre-tested Ready-to-run Cloud Packages for Service Providers in Partnership with Dell

Cloud services provider OnApp today announced it’s partnership with Dell for creating three pre-tested cloud packages. The said cloud packages are aimed at  providing   web hosting companies , telecommunications companies and MSPs with a swift and streamlined process of  cloud services creation and their delivery to market. Out of three packages , two are for small and one for  large cloud deployments, thus providing, as OnApp terms it “cloud business in a box,’ which eliminates the complex process of building the cloud infrastructure from scratch and helps organizations start with the business of selling cloud services. The two smaller packages are based on Dell EqualLogic storage and  OnApp Storage (Details Below). Package for larger cloud deployments is  based on Dell Compel...

HP Set For ‘extreme low-energy’ Server Platform Alternative to x86

DAILYHOSTNEWS, November 2, 2011 – HP unveiled a program yesterday to develop a line of servers that will provide a low-energy alternative to x86 architectures geared mainly for massive-scale web and Cloud applications. At the center of the initiative, called Project Moonshot, is the idea of highly federated environments, in which thousands of low-energy servers share resources like storage, networking, management, power and cooling. According to HP, the approach promises extreme reduction in space, energy and management requirements. The hardware element of Project Moonshot is the HP Redstone Server Development Platform designed for testing and proof of concept. The first hardware incarnation of the platform will be powered by EnergyCore ARM Cortex processors by Calxeda. ARM processor arch...

Data Center Power Analysis: Fujitsu’s Solution

DAILYHOSTNEWS, October 15, 2011 – It might not escape unnoticed that power consumption is a big challenge when it involves running a data center. Not only does the amount of power a facility consumes affect costs, it can also determine how well a data center runs. This week, an IT company Fujistu has announced that it has invented a new way of testing power consumption. The technology is based on thermal flows and the company asserts the solution can determine such “at calculation speeds over 1,000 times faster than was previously possible.” So really what is the trick? According to the company, the technology acts a simulator, determining what amount of power a data center may consume based on thermal flows. It takes into account such factors as ICT hardware, power supplies, and air condi...

SoftLayer Debuts Operations in Europe

DAILYHOSTNEWS, October 14, 2011 – SoftLayer Technologies has chosen Amsterdam in The Netherlands for its European headquarters and first data center. The total investment is estimated to be $75 million initially in Holland and its European operations, which also includes new network PoPs in Amsterdam, London, and Frankfurt. In line with these happenings, the company has appointed Jonathan Wisler as General Manager for European Operations and will also be recruiting a further 25 digital professionals to staff the new data center and support operations. Jonathan Wisler said in his comments: “Given the overall size of The Netherlands compared to the rest of Europe, this country is one of the most advanced in terms of Internet infrastructure and networking. We’re seeing a thriving community of...

Codero Announces New Dashboard and Other Customer Portal Enhancements

Giving customers more control, Codero’s refreshed dashboard and other Server Portal v2 improvements put customers in control of their hosting experience. Lenexa, Kan.– July 27, 2011 – Doing business with Codero is easier than ever thanks to enhancements the company made to its online portal including a new and improved dashboard. The provider of optimized infrastructure created the Codero Server Portal v2 to be a one-stop place for customers to manage their hosting accounts and give them exclusive access to information related to Codero’s products and services. The tool is still receiving positive feedback from customers six months after its release and Codero continues to refine it to make it even better. Codero first revamped its global customer portal in November, 2010 to enhance the cu...

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