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...]

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...]

QTS Expands in Dallas with Acquisition of 53-Acre Mega Data Center Campus from Health Care Service Corporation

QTS Realty Trust, an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, has completed the purchase of a 260,000 square foot data center in Fort Worth, Texas from Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC). The new facility becomes QTS' second mega data center in the broader Dallas-Fort Worth-Irving market. It would strengthen the company’s ability to serve Fortune 1000 enterprises as well as regional financial services, … [Read more...]

Managed Hosting Provider i3D.net Expands Africa and Middle East Server Platforms

This month, i3D.net, a managed hosting provider from the Netherlands specializing in online gaming, has announced general availability of their game cloud and dedicated servers in Johannesburg, South Africa and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, starting December 1, 2016. Johannesburg and Dubai are added to i3D.net’s global network of 16 datacenters worldwide. i3D.net’s dedicated servers, hybrid hosting and their game cloud services are now … [Read more...]

GoDaddy Buys Host Europe Group for $1.79 Billion

GoDaddy, one of the world's largest cloud platforms dedicated to small, independent ventures, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Host Europe Group (HEG) for $1.79 billion (€1.69 billion). HEG is currently owned by international private equity firm Cinven which acquired the business in August 2013 for $668 million. GoDaddy intends to integrate the majority of HEG's business while exploring strategic alternatives for HEG's … [Read more...]

Liquid Web Hires WordPress Authority Chris Lema to Head Up Product and Innovation

Liquid Web, a $100 million managed hosting company, has announced the hiring of Chris Lema as VP of products and innovations. As a WordPress authority, Mr. Lema brings more than 20 years of software development and product development experience to Liquid Web. Most recently, Chris Lema served as an independent industry consultant focused on the WordPress community, sharing his insights via a daily blog, ebooks, public speaking and product … [Read more...]

Amsterdam-Based Managed Hosting Company, Internet Unie, to Deploy Cloudian Object Storage and Amazon S3 Storage in Hybrid Architecture

Internet Unie, a provider of managed hosting and data center services with customers including Bosch, eBay, IVECO, HEMA and PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC), has selected Cloudian to provide their HyperStore object storage solution for a new hybrid cloud storage service. As an Amsterdam, the Netherlands-based hosting provider, Internet Unie specializes in delivering fully managed infrastructure and hosting services to enterprise customers. It will … [Read more...]

WP Engine Unveils One-Tap Payments On WooCommerce Platform

Managed WordPress provider, WP Engine, has announced its integration with Payment Request - a new API for the open web that would allow easy one-tap checkout for buyers when visiting e-commerce sites. As the first managed hosting provider to integrate with the new API, online stores utilizing the WP Engine E-commerce Toolkit for WooCommerce would be able to deliver a better overall user experience with “fast and easy payments that streamline the … [Read more...]

Managed Hosting Provider Selects Epsilon’s CloudLX for White-Label Cloud Connectivity

Epsilon, a global communications services provider, was selected by Qube Managed Services, a UK-based managed hosting provider, to deliver their Cloud Link Exchange (CloudLX) cloud connectivity platform. Epsilon will enable Qube Managed IT services to offer its customers “high-performance” connectivity to cloud service providers including Amazon Web Services (AWS Cloud), Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure as well as other cloud service … [Read more...]

QTS Hires Steve Bloom as Chief People Officer (CPO)

QTS Realty Trust, an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, has announced that Steve C. Bloom has joined the company as Chief People Officer (CPO). Most recently, Bloom served as SVP and Chief Human Resource Officer for ProBuild, a $5B distribution and building materials company with more than 11,000 employees. Steve Bloom has more than 25 years of hands-on leadership experience in a variety of industries … [Read more...]