Softsys Launches Xen Powered Linux VPS

October 23rd, 2013 by THN News No comments »

(The Hosting News) – Softsys Hosting, a worldwide leader in shared, reseller, Windows VPS, Cloud & Dedicated server solutions, announced that it will offer Linux Based VPS solutions as well. They have been primarily Windows Host and getting into Linux based Hosting market is going to be a big leap in company’s history – this will help in expanding the span of hosting solutions that they provide.

Xen based Linux VPS solution will be initially offered from Denver, CO location and will slowly expand to Chicago, IL as well. These VPS solutions offer various plans and provide options of more than 25 OS templates for customers to choose from – CentOS 5.x / 6.x, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, etc.

“We are excited to add another solid service to our product line to better meet customer demands of enhanced performance hosting with solid network, up time and truly 24×7 technical support – something that we’re known for since we started our operations. This has been in pipeline for quite some time and we’re very excited to offer it to customers at very affordable rates” said Ruchir Shastri, President of Softsys Hosting.

The company has 10k+ customers around the world and providing hosting solutions from Denver, CO and Chicago, IL locations. Softsys Hosting will also offer management solution for this new solution so that customers need not worry about day to day management and remain assured that they server/website is in safe hands. WHM / CPanel is also available as an option which will help customers to manage their websites / dns / databases through online web based environment.

To learn more about affordable Linux VPS solution for Softsys Hosting, please visit http://www.softsyshosting.com/linux-vps.aspx



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Black Lotus Raises $3.5 Million in Financing

October 23rd, 2013 by THN News No comments »

(The Hosting News) - Black Lotus, a leader in availability security and provider of distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection, today announced the completion of its first institutional financing in the amount of $3.5 million led by Industry Capital and the addition of Arman Khalili to its board of directors. Khalili is the principal advisor at Industry Capital and was previously an operational advisor at Harbor Ridge Capital and a serial entrepreneur. He was the founder of San Francisco’s largest managed colocation provider UnitedLayer, the first secured email company NeXTLayer and the first licensed music subscription company MusicBank. Black Lotus will use the funding to facilitate the company’s continued rapid growth in the information security sector, including strategic acquisitions and global expansion of the Black Lotus DDoS defense network.

Black Lotus has established itself as the de facto service provider for data centers, telecommunications carriers, and hosting providers that require a holistic approach to DDoS attack defense and extended protection into their service portfolios. The strategic investment from Industry Capital will fund entry into new markets, where Black Lotus will deploy additional capacity and improve quality of service through peering and closer proximity to global partner networks.

“This funding marks a pivotal chapter in Black Lotus’ growth, and it will allow our company to establish a presence in new markets throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, enabling rapid deployment of DDoS mitigation IP infrastructure,” said Shawn Marck, founder of Black Lotus.

Arman Khalili, principal at San Francisco-based private equity firm Industry Capital, said, “The company has a proven track record of successfully helping service providers, enterprises and end users against massive, complex DDoS attacks, and our partnership with the company is a smart invest...

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Web.com Integrates Custom Mobile Website Support

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(The Hosting News) - Web.com Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: WWWW), a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, today announced that its popular Custom Website by Web.com product now includes mobile website support, optimizing the mobile browsing experience on small business websites. Previously offered as an add-on service, small business owners can now rest assured that potential customers can quickly and easily navigate the business’ website to find the information they need, no matter what device customers are using – smartphone, tablet or PC.

Recent studies have shown the increase in web searches conducted on a mobile device, and the importance of those searches to local small businesses. According to MarketingSherpa[1], 95 percent of smartphones searches related to local information and 77 percent of smartphone users contact local businesses based on mobile searches.

“Consumers think mobile first and small business owners need to provide a strong experience for potential and existing customers regardless of whether they are browsing on a smartphone, tablet or desktop PC,” said Aman Devgan, senior vice president of marketing for Web.com. “Integrating mobile website support into our robust Custom Website by Web.com product provides small business owners with the mobile web capabilities they need without hassle or worry, so they can focus on running a successful business instead of re-coding content.”

Custom Website by Web.com includes professional website design, copywriting, website hosting, domain name registration, search engine optimization, online marketing and analytics. The integration of mobile website support re-works sites with:


Easy-to-navigate, simple-to-use interfaces to easily find desired information
Tab environment with rich images and text for full-featured design
Click-to-find capability for one-click email, d...

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Data Center Leaders Join WiredRE Board

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(The Hosting News) – Wired Real Estate Group Inc. (“WiredRE”), the nation’s leading data center advisor, has announced the addition of two new members to its advisory board, Robert Joyce and Jeff Gyzen.

Joyce is proficient in the power industry, where he has used his legal background to develop energy and infrastructure projects in the U.S. and internationally, and brings to the table 30 years of business and transactional legal services in connection with real estate, infrastructure and community development, project finance, business structure and strategic acquisition. His power and legal background provides a strong compliment to the WiredRE team.

Gyzen brings a background in critical facilities and data center design. As Principal at Gyzen & Associates, a firm he founded in 1986, Gyzen has been involved in the design of over 200 critical facilities throughout the U.S., Europe, Middle East, Pacific Rim, Central America and Australia. Gyzen was actively involved in the establishment of the first nationally recognized infrastructure Standard for Data Centers acknowledged by ANSI, CSA, EIA, and TIA and in the development of data center design best practices published in 2011 by ANSI/BISCSI 002-2011.

“The addition of Jeff and Robert to our advisory board is a reflection of our growth and diligence in developing a board that serves our clients in this maturing industry,” commented Everett Thompson, CEO, WiredRE. “These additions are a reflection of our singular focus on mission critical infrastructure design, planning, leasing and finance.”

WiredRE uses its proprietary research to advise enterprises on cloud, colocation, and data center investment, public relations, design, planning, brokerage and finance. For more information about WiredRE and its approach, or to search over 2,000 data center listings, visit www.wiredre.com


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Datarealm Cloud Server Platform Offers Unbeatable Value and Performance

October 23rd, 2013 by Press Room No comments »

Datarealm, a provider of trusted web hosting services, has introduced a new and innovative cloud server platform that will empower clients to provision virtual servers and secure network infrastructure almost instantly. The Datarealm cloud is designed to make it easy for clients to quickly deploy high-availability virtual servers with automatic failover and recovery.
Security is a paramount concern for cloud service users, which is why the Datarealm cloud server platform was built from the ground up to provide an environment that clients can trust to keep their data safe and private. All ...

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DreamHost Adds Features and Great Pricing for DreamObjects Public Cloud Storage

October 23rd, 2013 by WebHostMagazine No comments »

DreamHost , a global leader in Web hosting and cloud services, now has new usability features and even more affordable utility pricing and packages for DreamObjects , its highly scalable, resilient, and cost-effective Public Cloud Storage service for Internet entrepreneurs and developers. DreamObjects can be used for a wide range of popular cloud storage applications including web and application file serving, web site backup and disaster recovery, as well as for persistent personal or business backup of photos, videos and important files.
DreamObjects now offers full support for custom CNAME records, enabling ...

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DreamHost Reworks Cloud Storage Package Features, Pricing

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October 22, 2013 Web host and cloud services provider DreamHost has introduced changes to the features and pricing of its cloud storage service DreamObjects.Keep on reading: DreamHost Reworks Cloud Storage Package Features, Pricing

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Excessive Employee Privileges Bring Unnecessary Risk to Organizations: Study

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October 22, 2013 Employees are granted excessive privileges and access for their particular roles, which brings unnecessary risk to the organization they work for, according to a report released on Tuesday by security company BeyondTrust.Keep on reading: Excessive Employee Privileges Bring Unnecessary Risk to Organizations: Study

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Continuity and Change: Addressing the Modern Challenges and Opportunities for Disaster Recovery

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October 22, 2013 Hoping a disaster never happens is not a strategy for dealing with company IT disasters that, for many modern organizations, means business screeching to a halt.Keep on reading: Continuity and Change: Addressing the Modern Challenges and Opportunities for Disaster Recovery

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Hackers Use Automation to Simplify Complex Attacks: FireHost Report

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October 22, 2013 Automation can be a web hosts’ best friend in a lot of ways, but it can also be an attackers’ best friend. According to a new report by FireHost, automation is increasingly helpful for attackers to simplify complex attacks.Keep on reading: Hackers Use Automation to Simplify Complex Attacks: FireHost Report

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