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concentric.comQwest Eyeing XO, Reports Say - Jan 1, 2000 - Qwest Communications (qwest.com Total Reviews: 1
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) has entered into talks with XO Communications (xo.com Total Reviews: 5
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) after coming up short in its attempt to acquire telecommunications giant MCI (mci.com), according to reports.XO sells voice and data services to businesses and has a significant Web hosting portfolio highlighted by the Concentric (concentric.com Total Reviews: 4
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) shared Web hosting division. Qwest has been determined to acquire a significant telecommunications asset because it is concerned it will have ...
hostmysite.com logoHostMySite Adds Blogs, Google Sitemaps - Jan 1, 2000 - Web hosting provider HostMySite (hostmysite.com Total Reviews: 9
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) announced on Monday that it had added free WordPress 1.5 Blog software with all its shared hosting plans and integrated Google Sitemaps into their customer control panel. The blogging capabilities will also be available through the hosting control panel. The company says it researched various different blog publishing platforms and settled on open source WordPress for its powerful features and ability to be integrated into a Web interface.  "We ...
MySpace Picks - Jan 1, 2000 - Managed DNS service provider UltraDNS (http://www.ultradns.com) announced on Monday that social networking site MySpace.com (http://www.myspace.com) had selected UltraDNS's Managed DNS service to support the performance of its site in the face of rapidly increasing traffic.

UltraDNS says the deployment has strengthened MySpace's infrastructure to help during its rise to the fourth ranked Web domain in terms of page views, according to data from comScore Media Metrix.The MySpace Web site ...
Business eStore Offers - Jan 1, 2000 - ECommerce Solutions Inc. announced on Monday that it had introduced its complete e-commerce solution Business eStore (http://www.businessestore.com).Business eStore gives customers a complete set of tools for building an e-commerce store, including a shopping cart with or without store set up, domain registration, hosting, merchant services, Web design, customer support and more.By providing everything in a single package, the company says, small and medium-sized businesses can focus ...
SMBC Deploys VMware Solutions in - Jan 1, 2000 - VMware (http://www.vmware.com) announced on Monday that Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation had deployed its virtual infrastructure software to reduce the complexity of its server environment and improve the business continuity of its systems. VMware says a virtual infrastructure strategy enables SMBC to reduce the number of physical servers and server racks in its data center by 62 and 66 percent respectively. SMBC has also been able to eliminate the need for same-type hardware, reduce the ...
hostdepartment.com logoHost Department Launches Design - Jan 1, 2000 - Web hosting and domain name registration provider Host Department (hostdepartment.com Total Reviews: 78
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) announced on Monday that it had launched a new Web design and development service. The service is supported by a team of eleven Web consultants, creative designers and programmers both in-house and overseas. "The diverse, close-knit team has been carefully selected to achieve the optimum balance of skill sets and costs in order to cater to all of our client's online needs, both individual ...
terremark.comTerremark's NAP Withstands Wilma - Jan 1, 2000 - Data center operator and managed hosting provider Terremark (terremark.com Total Reviews: 3
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) said on Thursday that its NAP of the Americas facility in Miami, Florida ran uninterrupted during and after Hurricane Wilma.

 In recent weeks power outages have hit regions of Florida during an unprecedented hurricane season. Terremark says its facility has and continues to be fully powered and accessible through its peering partners.  "We designed our infrastructure to withstand a Category 5 force hurricane," ...
Open Source Storage Consortium Launched - Jan 1, 2000 - Storage industry leaders announced on Tuesday that they would form an open source community named Aperi.The companies include Brocade Communication Systems, Cisco Systems, Computer Associates International, Fujitsu, IBM, Engenio Information Technologies, McDATA Corporation and Network Appliance.

 Aperi will take an open source approach to building a free platform for managing different brands of storage devices. The organization says the new platform will give customers more ...
Web Host 4PSA Adds Clients Area - Jan 1, 2000 - Third party Web hosting software developer 4PSA (http://www.4psa.com) said on Wednesday that it had launched a new clients area on its Web site.

 4PSA Clients Area 2.0, part of the 4PSA Business Automation initiative, is based on the company's belief that server automation tools by themselves are insufficient without the support of business automation concepts. It was designed according to feedback from partners. The new clients area enables customers to edit their accounts, download 4PSA ...
PerlDesk Available with Fantastico - Jan 1, 2000 - Client management application developer LogicNow (http://www.logicnow.com) announced on Wednesday that PerlDesk is now available through Fantastico De Luxe, an auto-installer for cPanel-based servers. 

PerlDesk is a browser-based help desk and email management application. Installation can be done with the click of a mouse. "We are dedicated to adding value to hosting company offerings and making their job easier by automatically installing a variety of helpful scripts," says Ilias Moisidis of ...