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Experian Picks Raritan For Data Center - Jan 1, 2000 - Raritan (http://www.raritan.com) announced on Wednesday that UK-based information solutions provider Experian would use Raritan remote management solutions to maintain servers in its new data center. 

The new facility, housing 700 servers and expected to grow to 5,000, was built to support Experian's European operations. It replaces two previous data centers, one of which will now serve as a disaster recovery facility. Experian chose Raritan's Dominion KX KVM-over-IP switches and Dominion SX ...
layeredtech.com logo!Web Host Layered Picks Virtuozzo, Plesk - Jan 1, 2000 - Web hosting automation software developer SWsoft (http://www.swsoft.com) announced on Thursday that dedicated hosting provider Layered Technologies (layeredtech.com Total Reviews: 3
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) launched eight new virtual private server offerings based on SWsoft technology.

 Layered's VPS offerings are bundled with the Plesk control panel and run on the Virtuozzo virtualization solution. The company now runs Virtuozzo for both the Linux and Windows platforms.  "Virtuozzo has quickly become a pivotal solution for hosting ...
Sun CFO McGowan Plans to Retire - Jan 1, 2000 - Sun Microsystems (http://www.sun.com) announced on Wednesday that Steve McGowan, its chief financial officer and executive vice president of corporate resources, will retire at the end of Fiscal year 2006. The company is currently seeking McGowan's replacement.

"It has been a privilege to work at Sun for the past 14 years and I am proud of the highly capable finance, legal, IT and global business services team we have created," says McGowan. "I am 100 percent committed to working with ...
Microsoft Planning Software Hosting Push - Jan 1, 2000 - Software giant Microsoft (http://www.microsoft.com) is planning a major move into hosting within the next year, according to reports.

 The company will offer a hosted version of Sharepoint, its document sharing and collaboration platform, in addition to hosted CRM and ERP software.  According to reports, the CRM solution should be available in the second half of 2006 with ERP following shortly after. Microsoft has not officially announced any of its plans but analysts say the moves are part of a ...
aiso.net logo!Web Host AISO Builds Green Data Center - Jan 1, 2000 - Web host provider AISO.Net (aiso.net) announced on Wednesday it has built a new environmentally friendly data center in Romoland, California. The data center took six months to build, and is completely solar powered through the use of over 120 ground mounted solar panels.

AISO.Net has been using solar panels since 2002 to power its data center, but wanted to redesign the data center to help fight pollution and preserve natural resources. The building also includes solar ...
godaddy.com logo!Go Daddy Super Bowl Ad Approved - Jan 1, 2000 - Web hosting provider and domain registrar Go Daddy (godaddy.com Total Reviews: 75
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) announced on Thursday that after a lengthy battle over content, the 14th ad submitted by the company was approved by ABC Television's standards and practices division to air during Super Bowl XL.

Go Daddy has been struggling to meet the approval of ABC since it signed up to run a 30-second spot during the game, scheduled for February 5. On his blog, Go Daddy's founder and president Bob Parsons has been ...
Singaporea Managed Host Adds Solution - Jan 1, 2000 - SingaporeWebdesigner (http://www.singaporewebdesigner.com), Web hosting division of Edlink Services, announced on Monday it is offering a customized content management solution. Using the tool, says the company, applications can be developed and customized to suit the exact needs of the customer.

"This is part of the company's strategies to position itself as an all-in-one Web services company in Singapore," says Byon Ong, CTO of Edlink Services. "Web sites themselves normally contain ...
ait.com logo!AIT Offers Dedicated Root - Jan 1, 2000 - Web hosting provider AIT (ait.com Total Reviews: 8
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) announced on Thursday that it has begun offering its dedicated root server. The offering enables full configuration to individual user specifications, including third party scripts and software, as well as free support.

The dedicated root server provides users with root access to the server, a scenario that typically limits support to rebooting the machine."Dedicated server users tend to go beyond vanilla installs, so these ...
hostedsolutions.comHosted Solutions Wins Skanska Award - Jan 1, 2000 - Data center and managed hosting provider Hosted Solutions (hostedsolutions.com) announced on Friday that construction firm Skanska USA Building has named the company Vendor of the Year at the Skanska IT Vendor Summit in Charlotte this month.

"We had very high expectations when we entered into our relationship with Hosted Solutions last year," says Chris Stockley, chief information officer for Skanska. "Their team in Charlotte exceeded our expectations on all accounts and we ...
symantec.com logo!MessageLabs Releases Spam - Jan 1, 2000 - Messaging and Web security services provider MessageLabs (http://www.messagelabs.com) announced on Monday that it has released the findings of its MessageLabs Intelligence Report for May 2007, which reveals an increase in spam spikes.

This month saw a rise in virus and phishing rates, and while spam rates decreased overall, MessageLabs identified new image spam techniques using image hosting sites. In one spam spike that lasted only 11 hours, more than 10,000 spam messages were ...