Cloud Hosting Provider Rackspace Hires Joe Eazor as New CEO

Rackspace has hired technology industry veteran Joe Eazor as the new CEO of its global cloud hosting business, effective on June 12. According to the company’s board of directors, Mr. Eazor is one of the most seasoned and effective CEOs in the technology industry. Joe Eazor has deep experience running everything from startups to huge divisions of global enterprises. Mr. Eazor most recently served as CEO of EarthLink, a pioneer of dial-up … [Read more...]

Jelastic Announces First West Coast Location with Cloud Hosting Partner, Opus Interactive

Jelastic, a cloud provider that delivers PaaS, CaaS, Docker containers and Elastic VPS solutions within a single management platform, has announced the launch of its first cloud hosting partner on the West Coast, Opus Interactive. Opus Interactive is an Oregon-based cloud hosting and colocation company that specializes in delivery of customized IT solutions. The company will provide Jelastic cloud hosting services from its data center in … [Read more...]

Venture Technologies Acquires Cloud Hosting Provider, NetSource Communications

Venture Technologies, headquartered in Ridgeland, Mississippi, has acquired NetSource - a custom cloud hosting solutions provider offering colocation, dedicated servers, cloud services, and fully managed hosting services and data recovery for organizations in the Chicagoland area and across the U.S. Venture Technologies is an IT solutions provider delivering “best-in-class” premise infrastructure solutions, collaboration solutions, cloud and … [Read more...]

Chicago-based Porcaro Stolarek Mete Partners Achieves Microsoft Gold Competency in Cloud Platform

Porcaro Stolarek Mete Partners (PSM Partners), a business and technology consultancy located in downtown Chicago, has achieved its Microsoft Gold Competency in Cloud Platform. Businesses that achieve this level of competency are among the top one percent of Microsoft elite partners worldwide. The Gold Competency is Microsoft's highest level of certification and is only awarded to companies that have demonstrated expertise and a proven skill … [Read more...]

Rackspace Achieves Seven Gold and Three Silver Microsoft Partner Competencies

Global cloud hosting company, Rackspace, has achieved seven gold and three silver Microsoft Partner Competencies for capabilities spanning application development, cloud platform support, data management, business applications, mobility and productivity. The competencies span all six areas of excellence outlined by Microsoft and include Cloud Platform, Cloud Productivity, Collaboration and Content, Hosting, Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions, … [Read more...]

Bare Metal Cloud Provider Packet Selects Cloudbric Cloud-Based Web Security Solution for Its Hosting Services

Packet, a bare metal cloud provider for developers, has selected Penta Security Systems’ Cloudbric solution for its cloud hosting services. Cloudbric is a cloud-based web security service, offering WAF, DDoS protection, and SSL, all in a full-service package. “We built Packet to service the needs of forward-looking companies like Cloudbric, who demand both performance and flexibility, all at competitive prices,” said Aaron Welch, SVP of … [Read more...]

Jelastic Enters Israel Cloud Market with Hosting Infrastructure Provider, Box

Jelastic, a cloud platform for hosting applications that can be deployed on bare metal hardware or any IaaS, has announced a strategic partnership with Box, a domain registrar and service provider based in Israel. The partnership with Jelastic would help Box to become a leading Israeli cloud hosting provider. "When searching cloud solutions for my clients, I looked specifically for a platform that can allow my clients to manage their servers … [Read more...]

Jelastic Adds Paraguay-Based SaveInCloud to Its Cloud Hosting Community

Jelastic, a cloud computing platform for DevOps with Docker container support, has announced SaveInCloud as their new partner from Paraguay. The Jelastic cloud partnership with SaveInCloud is aimed to widely spread DevOps PaaS and CaaS to LATAM customers. This partnership is aimed to provide an “intuitive, cost-effective and flexible” platform for developers in LATAM. From now on, SaveInCloud customers can set up their Java, PHP, Ruby, … [Read more...]

GoDaddy Announces Range of New Features Across its Cloud-Based Product Portfolio

GoDaddy, a global web hosting provider dedicated to small businesses, has announced a range of new features across its cloud-based product portfolio. The company also launched new cloud servers in Asia, Europe and Latin America, “helping individual developers, tech entrepreneurs and IT professionals quickly build, test and scale cloud solutions.” Other updates to GoDaddy’s cloud and web hosting portfolio include: Created the Developer and … [Read more...]

Cloud Hosting Provider Everleap Launches Managed SQL Server 2016 Hosting Solutions

Everleap, a cloud hosting provider with staff and data centers located in Pasadena and Irvine, California, has announced the enhancement of its database services with Managed SQL Server 2016 solutions. The SQL hosting solution offers private servers with the latest SQL Server 2016. Everleap’s SQL Server solution is designed to address the needs of businesses running multi-tenant SaaS applications. It’s meant for operations that require hosting … [Read more...]