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, …

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

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