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Exodus Explosion Causes Yahoo Stall - May 8, 2001 - Web hosting company Exodus Communications Inc. ( said on Tuesday that its power supply was partially cut off on Monday by an explosion, leading to temporary interruptions in service for some customers, including Web portal Yahoo!.

Exodus says the incident cut off the company's power supply from Pacific Gas & Electric to one of its data centers in Sunnyvale, California. Exodus's backup generators failed to kick in, leading to an outage lasting about an hour, ...
Watson Wyatt Chooses Digex Hosting Services - May 7, 2001 - Digex Inc. (, a leading high-end managed Web and application hosting service provider, announced on Monday that Watson Wyatt & Company (, a leading human capital consulting firm, has chosen Digex managed Web and application hosting to service its company Web site.

Under the terms of the arrangement, Digex will manage and maintain major components of Watson Wyatt's intranet and extranet, as well as its entire public Web site through a ...
Pyramaz and Interliant Provide e-Business Solution - May 7, 2001 - Interliant Inc. (, a leading global application service provider, announced on Monday that Pyramaz (, a leading provider of hosted e-business and ASP solutions and a division of Geac Computer Corporation Limited (, will offer its e.purchase solution over the Internet through Interliant's INIT ASP Host program.

As an INIT ASP Host partner, Pyramaz will be able to take advantage of Interliant's ASP experience and world-class ... logo!Level 3 Expands Agreement With Kmart - May 7, 2001 - Level 3 Communications Inc. (, a global communications and information services company, announced on Monday that it had expanded its agreement with, the online electronic commerce channel and Internet service provider run by the Kmart Corporation.

According to the terms of the agreement, has expanded its use of Level 3's services, including (3)Connect Modem, Level 3's dial-up Internet access service. plans to extend ...
The .tvCorporation Expands Global Distribution - May 7, 2001 - The .tvCorporation (, a global provider of Web identity services and the exclusive source for Web addresses ending in the .tv extension, announced on Monday that it had formed new partnerships with over a dozen Asian, European and North American registrars.

According to the company, in just over two months, The .tvCorp. has added seventeen registrars to its existing global registrar family. The additions include HiChina and XinNet's in China, GoPuppy and ...
Verizon Online Launches New DSL Offerings - May 4, 2001 - Verizon Online (, a full-service Internet services provider for residential customers and small-to-medium sized businesses, announced on Thursday that it has released an updated portfolio of DSL products and services designed to meet the full range of needs of the business DSL customer.

The new product line, launched on May 1, expands the company's DSL speed options to meet customers? expanding bandwidth requirements, and introduces a comprehensive ...
REBAR Acquires TellSoft Technologies - May 4, 2001 - REBAR LLC (, a technology operating and holding company with a global portfolio worth more than $1 billion, announced on Thursday that it had acquired TellSoft Technologies (, a leading application service provider of rich-media outsourcing solutions.

With the acquisition, REBAR adds TellSoft to its existing group of technology holdings, which includes Corporate Software, a leading sales and marketing engine to Global 2000 companies and ...
Netisun Acquires Velocity Integration Inc. - May 4, 2001 - Indianapolis, Indiana-based Netisun LLC (, a leading provider of connectivity, hosting services and network management, announced on Thursday that it has acquired Velocity Integration Inc., a network integration and IT consulting firm.

According to Netisun, the acquisition of Velocity will allow Netisun to take its managed server, hosting and network consulting services to the next level.

Also headquartered in Indianapolis, Velocity Integration started ... logo!Rackspace Launches ?Exterminator? to Eliminate Network Attacks - May 4, 2001 - Rackspace Managed Hosting ( Total Reviews: 9
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), a leading provider of managed Internet hosting services, announced this week that it had launched its latest innovation in data security, called ?Exterminator.?

According to Rackspace, Exterminator is a new intrusion detection system that continuously monitors the network in the company's Texas data center for signs of malicious activity. When it detects an attack attempt, Exterminator's proprietary software acts to prevent any ...
CAIS Internet Announces New Management Team - May 4, 2001 - CAIS Internet (, a nationwide provider of broadband Internet access solutions, announced on Thursday that it has finished composing its new senior management team, steeped in data services and telecommunications experience.

CAIS Internet, which recently revised its business goals to focus on its high growth ISP services model, says it has spent the past month assembling some of the brightest and most experienced data services professionals in the ...