Category: General Hosting

Clook in datacentre migration

Popular UK hosting company, Clook, are moving datacentre – a change expected to affect up to 75% of their hosting client accounts. According to a statement by Clook: Our upstream colocation provider operates multiple datacentre facilities and we have recently been informed of their decision not to continue offering services at the London Hosting Centre [...]

November 4, 2011 | 0 Comments More

4PSA Announces Major New Add-ons for Parallels Plesk Panel

4PSA, a technology leader in Cloud Communication Software, has announced today the release of the latest versions of its hosting products range for Parallels Plesk Panel. Its well-known add-ons Clean Server, Spam Guardian, Total Backup, Central Login, and 4PSA OXtender provide now new functionalities, integrating perfectly into the Parallels Plesk Panel 10 business flows. As [...]

October 25, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Rackspace Ranked as Top IT Services Employer Again

Rackspace (, the world’s leader in the hosting and cloud computing industry today announces that it has been voted as the 30th best place to work and once again the highest ranking IT Services company, in the prestigious Sunday Times 100 Best Companies Awards. Commended for its continued focus on employee engagement, Rackspace has ranked [...]

March 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Interxion secures deal with Nimbuzz

Interxion, a leading European operator of carrier-neutral data centres, has been selected by Nimbuzz, the mobile social VoIP and instant messaging application provider, to house its mission-critical application infrastructure. With over 20,000 users a day worldwide signing up to use their application, Nimbuzz had an urgent requirement for a best-in-class, highly connected facility which also [...]

February 17, 2010 | 0 Comments More

UKFast launches new DNS platform

After over a year in development, UKFast, the UK’s Best Hosting Provider, has unveiled its new DNS platform. Launched this month and superceding the original SafeDNS, this version represents a new phase in DNS management. Providing full administrative privileges to the user, the server control panel offers the freedom to control what web domains you [...]

February 15, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Interxion hosts Fortis Bank Global Clearing’s market access platforms

Interxion, a leading European operator of carrier-neutral data centres, today announced an agreement with Fortis Bank Global Clearing N.V., one of the largest independent third-party clearers in Europe, Asia/Pacific and the US, to house their Market Access platforms and provide client hosting services, as well as providing colocation for specific markets at Interxion’s City of [...]

January 13, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 recognises UKFast

Manchester-based UKFast has completed another award-winning year with a place on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 EMEA Ranking. Reporting a 690 per cent growth over the last five years, the UK’s leading hosting provider has followed its success in the Deloitte Fast 50 with a top half finish in their prestigious industry rankings for Europe, the [...]

January 12, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Simply Mail Solutions Connects Directly to Internet Backbone

Simply Mail Solution has announced that it has upgraded its network and has now its own Autonomous System Number (ASN) with its own set of IP addresses to ensure provision of the high quality hosted solutions. Commented Keith Pritchard, CTO of SMS: “The AS number allows us to connect directly to the Internet backbone and [...]

January 6, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Webfusion acquires hosting assets of XCalibre Communications

Web hosting specialist, Webfusion, has acquired the hosting assets of XCalibre Communications to strengthen its entry level managed hosting business. The acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, will enable Webfusion to extend its offering and provide XCalibre customers with access to a variety of products, along with 24×7 support. The remaining XCalibre business will transfer to [...]

December 11, 2009 | 0 Comments More

LBi Interxion partnership announced

Interxion, which supplies carrier neutral data centres across Europe, and LBi, the largest digital agency in Europe, have announced this week that they have formed a partnership allowing Interxion to host some of the critical data centre infrastructure components of LBi. The new partnership is aimed at allowing LBi to offer more managed services to [...]

September 7, 2009 | 0 Comments More

ElasticHosts cloud server service

ElasticHosts Ltd has announced the launch of its UK service provider infrastructure in the UK, with the intention of pursuing businesses who are looking for simpler cloud services than Amazon can provide. The company plans to market its cloud server service, based on small scale web hosting solutions and for those who want on demand [...]

August 5, 2009 | 0 Comments More

Online Tech sells web hosting division to IGD

Online Tech, a data centre operator, announced yesterday that it sold its web hosting division to IGD solutions, which is a full service company that offers development, hosting, and website design products for small-midsized businesses. The news comes soon after Online Tech launched a new data storage solution online known as the OTVault, that can [...]

July 22, 2009 | 0 Comments More

Freenet AG to sell off Statro

Freenet AG reportedly is going to sell Statro, its webhosting subsidiary, for anywhere from 320 to 420 million Euros, according to various sources. Freenet spokesmen refused to comment but according to analysts at the Landesbank Baden-Wuerttembeg, it should fetch at least EUR240 million, if not more. The analysts also guessed that United Internet AG would [...]

June 11, 2009 | 0 Comments More

Fasthost customers’ email down over weekend

Fasthost’s customers were left in a virtual blackout, as they were unable to access email to save or receive new messages, a fact that the hosting firm apologized for, stating it was a technical issue. Email was inaccessible for only about 45 minutes for most clients, but an additional 100 customers faced problems accessing their [...]

June 11, 2009 | 0 Comments More

PacketExchange starts services with New York Telx

PacketExchange, provider of private network services with internet economics, has announced the availability of its global network at Telx’s 60 Hudson Street Facility in New York City. PacketExchange allows existing customers of the Telx facility to connect directly to their trading partners and access networks around the world. It uses the PacketExchange private infrastructure, as [...]

June 2, 2008 | 0 Comments More

ukeasily taken offline at Manchester data center

UK webhost ukeasily, a trading name for Port9 Ltd, has gone offline along with all of its customer accounts. Company representatives of ukeasily/Port9 appear to be unreachable on their phone support number. The company’s servers at the Greenheys datacenter went offline around 15:30 on Friday, taking down Port9′s own websites. The Greenheys data center is [...]

May 24, 2008 | 0 Comments More

Frontpages Extends Hosting Management

Dedicated and hosting provider, Frontpages, has expanded the list of options of management services it offers to provide its dedicated customers with a more managed solution, through the launch of a product it calls “Total Care Support.” Total Care, says Frontpages, provides 24-hour hardware monitoring and alerting, and monthly reports on critical hardware thresholds, including [...]

May 16, 2008 | 0 Comments More

Leeds University Looks To RedDot For CMS

After partnering up with Leeds Carnegie rugby club, Leeds Metropolitan University has looked to Open Text’s web solutions company, RedDot, to implement their new Content Management System (CMS). RedDot is currently the number one independent provider of Enterprise Content Management software. The up-side in the use of RedDot’s CMS, is that there will no longer [...]

May 12, 2008 | 0 Comments More

Fasthosts Goes Offline Again

UK Web hosting provider Fasthosts Internet faced a key outage early on Tuesday, leaving many of its dedicated servers offline for at least up to eight hours. According to reports by The Register, websites and services hosted by Fasthosts went offline in the early hours of the morning, making this the last straw for many [...]

April 20, 2008 | 0 Comments More

International GoDaddy Name Service

The well known Internet host and domain name provider, Go Daddy, has just launched a promotion allowing webmasters to register international domains. This promotion is called the “Internationalised Domain Name Service,” and it will provide the ability for customers to obtain a domain name using their own local language. With the international domain service, it [...]

April 18, 2008 | 0 Comments More