Newsdomain registration, Voyager, web host shuts down
May 23, 2014 by

Will thousands of New Zealand websites be delete as major failure  as local web host shuts down?
Kiwi provider 24/7 Hosting has gone to ground over the past few weeks, disconnecting its 0800 number and revoking access to key parts of its service without notifying customers.
Thousand Fear the Worst If Web Host Shuts Down
Some of the country’s largest web providers are now fearing the worst, saying thousands of website owners may lose access to their data and websites altogether.
The company buys domain names and server space from other major suppliers before …

NewsData Protection, data protection solutions, safenet
April 30, 2014 by

- Data Breaches Surge in 2014
- 233 Per cent Increase Over Q1 2013
- Only 1 Per cent of 254 Breaches Were “Secure Breaches” Using Encryption
- Four of the five worst data breaches occurred in South Korea

Newscloud data
April 29, 2014 by

The latest report from Thales, Encryption in the Cloud, reveals that more and more organizations are transferring sensitive or confidential cloud data to public cloud services even though more than a third expect a negative impact on security posture. In response, the use of encryption is increasing but more than half of respondents still admit their sensitive data goes unprotected when it is stored in the cloud, despite data security topping the global news agenda.
Differing Opinions On Security Of Cloud Data
The independent global study of more than 4,000 organizations conducted …

Beginners, Businesses, Developers, virtual private servers, Virtual Private Servers, VPS
April 26, 2014 by
news, 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 …

Businesses, NewsPathfinder 20 Index, SureCloud
April 25, 2014 by

SureCloud, a supplier of Cloud-based Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions, has been named as a finalist in the 2014 Pathfinder 20 Index of top emerging UK technology companies. Unlike other “lists” which assess businesses on historic growth rates, the companies who make this list are measured not just on financial metrics but also other considerations such as growth prospects, innovation and the ability in the longer term to become category leaders.
Selected by a panel of leading UK technology executives, the Pathfinder 20 Index comprises a prestigious list of the top emerging …

Businesses, News, PressCloud IT Services, Intermedia
April 24, 2014 by

Intermedia, the world’s largest one-stop shop for Cloud IT services and business applications, including hosted Microsoft Exchange, archiving and backup, collaboration and file management, has appointed Aidan Simister as its new UK director of sales following the company’s recently announced growth strategy and the acquisition of SaaSID.
In regard to driving the sales growth for Intermedia’s Cloud IT services, Ed Macnair, managing director of Intermedia EMEA, says: “We are excited to have Aidan join us. He has extensive experience in building successful sales teams and consistently exceeding growth targets. He brings with …

Businesses, Developers, Newscloud hosting services
April 18, 2014 by

Linode, an established leader in cloud hosting, has announced a $45 million investment in its Cloud Hosting Services infrastructure offering. Billed as the largest capital investment in the company’s ten-year history, the overhaul is designed to reassert the company’s position as the leading provider of value and service in the cloud hosting space.
At the foundation of these improvements is the company’s significant investment in server hardware and networking equipment. Specifically, Linode has transitioned to native solid state drives (SSDs), offering up to 100X performance improvement over previous HDDs. The company …

Developers, News, PressBlancco, data erasure, Knoll
April 10, 2014 by

Kroll Ontrack, the leading provider of data recovery and edisclosure products and services, and Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse solutions, jointly announced a strategic partnership whereby Kroll Ontrack will be offering Blancco’s marketing leading suite of erasure software to corporations, refurbishing companies and government entities. Through this alliance, Blancco’s erasure software will be backed by Kroll Ontrack’s erasure and validation services as well as Ontrack® Eraser™ Degausser, providing Kroll Ontrack’s global customer base with a full end-to-end erasure strategy supported by a more expansive software …

April 3, 2014 by

WHUK, a leading web hosting provider in the UK, today announced the launch of the company’s mobile website, optimized from the ground up for smartphones and hand-held devices.
“We are seeing an increasing demand for our customers to manage their accounts on their smartphones wherever they are. Our new mobile Website allows customers to find information about the range of products we offer and to place orders on the go,” said Robert King, Managing Director, Webhosting UK COM Ltd.
As a modern web app, the mobile website works across a wide-variety of …

Newscloud service provider, cloud services
April 1, 2014 by

Flexiant has adopted Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator to improve it global cloud services . With new customers in North America, South America, Africa, across Europe and Asia, Flexiant has more than tripled order intake over the last year.
Flexiant today also announced new integration modules offering complete server creation and management within the HostBill and WHMCS control panels. HostBill and WHMCS customers will not need to learn a new system just to create, start or simply stop a server, helping to save these customers time. Service providers can take advantage of the …