Managed Hosting

Managed Hosting Provider SingleHop Bolsters Compliance Portfolio with New Managed Security Solution for Midsize Organizations

SingleHop, a global provider of on-demand private cloud and managed hosting, has announced significant enhancements to its security and compliance portfolio with the introduction of its Shield Plus Compliance solution. This fully managed, custom-built security service for hosted environments at SingleHop or AWS would protect midsize organizations storing and exchanging sensitive data, including information covered by HIPAA (for patient health … [Read more...]

Cogeco Peer 1 Study: 40% of UK eCommerce Sites ‘Crash’ During Seasonal Peaks

Cogeco Peer 1, a global provider of business-to-business solutions such as colocation, network connectivity, managed hosting, and cloud services, has published the findings of an independently commissioned study, which found that 40% of UK retailers’ websites experience downtime during seasonal peaks. The independent study of over 100 UK ecommerce decision makers also found that 48% did not feel completely ready for seasonal peaks in website … [Read more...]

Digital Commerce Solution Provider CloudCraze Unveils CloudCraze Exchange

CloudCraze, an enterprise digital commerce solution built natively on Salesforce, has launched a series of updates as part of its Spring ’17 release. CloudCraze Commerce 4.6 would include the latest update to the commerce platform and introduce CloudCraze Exchange - a repository of apps and connectors that enable “simple” integration of platform extensions and enhancements.  “Our vision over the last six years of development has been to … [Read more...]

Magento eCommerce and CMS Hosting Company, Nexcess, Expands UK Operations with New Data Center in London Region

Nexcess, a provider of performance-optimized Magento eCommerce and CMS hosting, has announced the expansion of its European managed hosting operations to a new data center near London, UK. The new location is based in the recently built “state-of-the-art” 4D Gatwick Data Center and augments Nexcess’ existing facilities in the UK. Nexcess is expanding UK operations to accommodate demand for its performance-optimized managed Magento, WordPress, … [Read more...]

Healthcare Managed Cloud Provider, ClearDATA, Raises an Additional $12 million in Funding

ClearDATA, a managed cloud provider with a platform designed for today's healthcare security needs, has raised $12 million in funding to support further expansion of ClearDATA's healthcare-exclusive, HIPAA-compliant cloud. Total funding of ClearDATA to date reaches nearly $55 million. Investors include Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Norwest Venture Partners, Excel Venture Management, Heritage Group, HLM Venture Partners, and Flare … [Read more...]

Big Data Analytics Company Databricks Expands Leadership Team

Databricks, a company founded by the creators of the popular Apache Spark project, has made two significant additions to its leadership team, welcoming Hatim Shafique as Chief Customer Officer (CCO) and Rick Schultz as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Hatim Shafique joins Databricks from AppDynamics, where he was one of the early employees and was instrumental in helping the company grow from a handful of customers to a market leader worth $3.7 … [Read more...]

Edge Hosting Now an AWS Partner Network Consulting and Reseller Partner

Edge Hosting, a U.S. provider of managed hosting services based in Baltimore, MD, has demonstrated capability and expertise to meet strict standards to become an AWS Partner Network (APN) Consulting Partner and Channel Reseller. Edge Hosting has demonstrated the capabilities and expertise necessary to meet strict standards to become an APN Consulting Partner. “We are committed to helping companies of all sizes, especially those in highly … [Read more...]

GoDaddy Acquires Sucuri to Advance Digital Security for Its Customers

GoDaddy Inc (NYSE: GDDY), one of the world's largest cloud platforms dedicated to small, independent ventures, has entered into an agreement to purchase Sucuri - a provider of website security products and services. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Nearly 75 percent of all legitimate websites would have unpatched vulnerabilities, and websites that have been blacklisted due to a hack can experience an 80 percent … [Read more...]

Managed Hosting Provider Hostway Selects Email Security Software from SpamExperts

Managed hosting provider, Hostway, has implemented comprehensive email security software that is provided by SpamExperts. Hostway’s team of engineers in North America, Europe and Asia deliver scalable private cloud, managed server, and hybrid cloud hosting solutions to over 500,000 customers across eight geographically diverse SSAE 16 datacenters around the world. Hostway was already protecting its vast client-base, but recognized its … [Read more...]

2nd Watch Raises $19M Series D to Expand Managed Public Cloud Business

Managed cloud company, 2nd Watch, has raised $19 million in Series D funding. The round was led by Delta-v Capital with participation from previous investors Madrona Venture Group, Columbia Capital and Top Tier Capital Partners. The new money will be used to meet customer demand for 2nd Watch's managed cloud services and also for scaling its related cloud enablement and migration services Founded in 2010, 2nd Watch was among the first audited … [Read more...]