Beginners, Businesses, Developers, Newscloud hosting, Cloud Web Hosting, Internet Freedom, NSA
July 29, 2014 by
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This week a “new” bill is to be introduced into the Senate that affects our Internet Freedom. In fact, the bill is a newer, supposedly stronger, version of the bill passed by the House in May. The bill is referred to as the “New” USA Freedom Act. Its purpose is to better control the runaway bulk data collection by the National Security Agency (NSA) and other government agencies. Among other things, the bill is further intended to increase transparency requirements whereby the intelligence community must report the total number of …

Beginners, Businesses, Developers, Newscloud hosting, cloud hosting services, hybrid cloud hosting, private cloud hosting, Public Cloud
July 28, 2014 by
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About 95% of the American population use services brought to them by way of Cloud Hosting services, but most of them are completely unaware of it. In fact, even if some know they are using “the Cloud”, they would not be able to explain it coherently. But to us, and to our readers,  Cloud related services have become such an integral part of our Web Hosting world it is imperative that we at least have a basic understanding of what it is.
To begin with, lets say you have a computer …

July 24, 2014 by
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In 1996 the .uk domain name registry was founded. Named Nominet UK, the nonprofit organization has offered the following top level domain extensions in the United Kingdom over the years:
.co.uk, .org.uk, .net.uk, .ltd.uk, .plc.uk, .me.uk, and .sch.uk
The Nominet UK registry had registered over 10 million domains (10,301,331) by the end of 2012 – with the annual number of new domains registered tallying at about 2 million per year. According to industry domain data the United Kingdom (Nominet’s primary marketplace) was ranked 4th in overall domains registered behind the United States, …

Beginners, Businesses, PressAHosting, Clipshare
June 17, 2014 by
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AHosting, a provider of high-performance FFmpeg hosting for video sharing sites, has announced the introduction of optimized ClipShare video hosting plans. Feature-rich video and audio content management system  allows companies and individuals to create video sharing and streaming sites similar to YouTube and Vimeo.
ClipShare offers a comprehensive range of features, providing a highly configurable template-driven platform for creating unique video sharing sites. ClipShare includes real-time on-the-fly video conversion, supporting more than 20 common video formats, such as AVI, WMV, MPEG, and Quicktime. The built-in Flash player enables high-quality video streaming …

Beginners, Businesses, PressCloudSigma, hybrid hosting, Workshare
May 19, 2014 by
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CloudSigma was chosen for it’s platform by Workshare, a provider of secure enterprise collaboration applications to host its application testing and development environment.  By leveraging it’s highly available and energy-efficient public cloud environment, scalable resources, and flexible pricing for application testing, Workshare can benchmark the customer experience for new services or features before they’re officially rolled out to customers, in the most sustainable way possible.
Workshare chooses CloudSigma For Development
To ensure innovation is a core part of Workshare’s product development, the company needed a cloud provider with a scalable, elastic environment …

Beginners, Businesses, Developersdedicated hosting, hivelocity, SparkNode
April 27, 2014 by
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Former Editors’ Choice winner, Hivelocity prepares to make several key announcements regarding additional data centers and new product offerings they have introduced a fresh new logo that foretells great things to come.  The new logo further emphasizes “clean and easy” design philosophy first introduced with SparkNode and most recently with the Web Host company’s makeover.
Hivelocity Simplicity is Emphasized
The new logo is remarkably simple yet manages to have dual symbolism.  The capital H mark, with its two horizontal lines, depicts both the first letter of the company as well as a …

Beginners, Businesses, Developers, NewsOVH.com virtual private servers, Virtual Private Servers, VPS
April 26, 2014 by
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OVH.com, one of the largest Web Hosting providers in the world, is launching its 2014 Virtual Private Servers Hosting plan which will be divided in two versions, “Classic” and “Cloud”. The 2014 VPS show unmatched characteristics when it comes to performance and services. The VPS are becoming increasingly popular as they provide freedom, administrative autonomy, simple configuration and flexibility at an unbeatable quality/price ratio. Developers are using them as test environments, web agencies host their clients’ websites on them and they are an excellent alternative to PaaS. To fulfill these …

Beginners, Businesses, Press1, 1 1, 1 1 epages
February 19, 2014 by
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ePages provides the platform for all 1&1 eShops, and becomes 1&1′s exclusive partner for online shop software in Europe and North America. The license agreement is the largest in ePages history.
1&1 and ePages will migrate the existing 1&1 eShops to the new ePages platform, preserving all customer data and website layouts. New customers have immediate access to the ePages platform.
Thanks to the new partnership, 1&1 becomes the first major service provider to offer ePages shops in the U.S. and Canada. ePages has developed a series of integrations, and established new …

Beginners, Businesses, Developers, News, Press.pw, icann, pw the Professional Web, UDRP, URS
August 1, 2013 by
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The .pw Registry has announced that it has adopted ICANN s latest rights protection mechanism, the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS). By doing so, the .pw Registry becomes the first TLD to adopt the newest rights protection mechanism from ICANN. Sandeep Ramchandani, Business Head – .pw Registry said,  Proactive abuse mitigation is one of our primary tenets.  URS offers brand owners a highly effective, quick and inexpensive mechanism to eliminate names that violate their trademarks. We are glad to be leading from the front by becoming the first extension globally to …

Beginners, Developers, PressManaged dedicated servers, RapidSwitch, TrueAchievements, xbox
July 24, 2013 by
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RapidSwitch, the leading supplier of self-managed dedicated servers and part of UK cloud company iomart Groupplc, has helped a social network for the Xbox gaming community hit huge visitor numbers on its fifth birthday.
TrueAchievements provides a more skill-related scoring method for Xbox games by re-calculating Xbox Live GamerScores using a formula related to the difficulty of the achievements that have been won. It gets 850,000 unique visitors a month and almost 20 million monthly page views.
TrueAchievements is hosted by RapidSwitch in its Maidenhead datacentre. It has grown from a single …