eApps Hosting deploys SSD based Distributed Storage System, by StorPool

eApps Hosting, a value-added provider of cloud hosting services, hosting over 15,000 domains in more than 125 countries, has deployed a new SSD based distributed data storage system for its Virtual Cloud platform. The new storage system, by StorPool, would deliver significantly enhanced performance, reliability and scalability. StorPool’s storage system will be deployed on eApps’ “high speed” network and uses solid state drives (SSD) for … [Read more...]

CenturyLink Plans to Buy Level 3 for $34 Billion

CenturyLink has planned to acquire Level 3 Communications in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $34 billion. The combined company would have the ability to offer CenturyLink's larger enterprise customer base the benefits of Level 3's global footprint with a combined presence in more than 60 countries. The combined company will deliver comprehensive services and solutions over an owned network that connects more than 350 … [Read more...]

Cloud Company Rackspace Promotes Reinhard Waldinger to Lead Rackspace International, and Appoints New DACH Leader

Global cloud hosting services provider, Rackspace, has announced two new leaders in its international team. Reinhard Waldinger has been promoted to the role of Managing Director Rackspace International, looking after all regions outside of the USA. He will be supported by Alex Fuerst, as Regional Leader for DACH. These appointments mark the opening of a new Rackspace office in Munich that will grow the company's support of German-speaking … [Read more...]

Satuit Selects CenturyLink as Its Hosting Partner

Satuit Technologies, a global provider of CRM software solutions for the asset management, hedge fund, wealth management, private equity, and real estate markets, has partnered with CenturyLink to offer cloud based hosting of its SatuitCRM and SatuitCRA software. As part of this change, database infrastructure will be upgraded to SQL 2012. In addition to allowing Satuit to upgrade the infrastructure and its security features, the new … [Read more...]

Peak 10 Expands to Chicago as Demand for Cloud and Disaster Recovery Solutions Grows

Peak 10, a U.S. IT infrastructure and cloud hosting services provider, is expanding its geographic footprint with the establishment of an office in Chicago - to respond to demand in the Midwest for cloud computing and disaster recovery (DR) solutions. Opening in August 2016, Peak 10's new Chicago office located at 2 N. Riverside is also home to IT distributor, AVANT Communications. The new office would provide Peak 10's already active Midwest … [Read more...]

Healthcare Insurance Company Advomas Selects Online Tech for Delivering HIPAA and HITECH Compliant Cloud Hosting Services

Advomas, a Michigan-based healthcare insurance company, has selected Online Tech for delivering HITECH and HIPAA compliant cloud hosting services. Advomas was looking for a partner with extensive knowledge of HITECH & HIPAA security standards. After vetting numerous data hosting partners to relocate its existing data center, Advomas selected Online Tech. Advomas is moving its entire IT infrastructure to the cloud by the beginning of the … [Read more...]

Cloud Services Provider Fusion Buys Fidelity Voice and Data for $30 Million

Fusion (NASDAQ: FSNN), a provider of integrated cloud solutions to small, medium and large businesses, has acquired Fidelity Voice and Data (‘Fidelity’). Total consideration in the transaction, which closed on December 8, 2015, was $30.0 million consisting of $28.5 million in cash and $1.5 million in Fusion common stock. Beachwood, Ohio-based Fidelity provides cloud voice, cloud connectivity, security, data center and cloud storage services to … [Read more...]

Toronto-based 360 Visibility Launches Its 360 Cloud

360 Visibility, a Toronto-based company specializing in Microsoft business solutions with its products including Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Office 365 and Azure, has announced its release of 360 Cloud - a dedicated cloud hosting service using Microsoft Azure. 360 Visibility’s Microsoft Azure cloud hosting service will focus on hosting Microsoft Dynamics and Office in the cloud. With it, … [Read more...]

Hosting Providers Endurance, Nexcess and Evolve IP Listed in Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500 in North America

Endurance International Group (NASDAQ: EIGI), with a family of web hosting brands that includes Bluehost, HostGator, iPage and Domain.com was ranked #297 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 in North America. Nexcess, a managed hosting provider delivering performance-optimized Magento, WordPress, and ExpressionEngine hosting was ranked #334, while cloud hosting services provider Evolve IP ranked #365. Awardees in this annual ranking are selected for … [Read more...]

Global Technology Distributor, Avnet, Launches Cloud Marketplace

Avnet, a global technology distributor and a Fortune 500 company with revenues of $27.9 billion, has launched its Avnet Cloud Marketplace. This one-stop shop would offer comprehensive solutions from leading cloud hosting service providers, flexible payment models and a powerful cloud management toolset. The Avnet Cloud Marketplace provides the ability for partners in the U.S. and Canada to offer cloud-based services to their customers through … [Read more...]