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Alphabet Falls on Concern About Rising Google Traffic Costs

10 hours 21 min ago
The company's costs are rising as it spends more to expand Google's newer, fastest-growing advertising businesses.
Categories: Network News

Sweden Tries to Stem Fallout of Security Breach in IBM Contract

15 hours 44 min ago
Sweden's transport agency, which in 2015 outsourced its IT operations to IBM, has been criticized for ignoring warnings from the Swedish Security Service.
Categories: Network News

GoDaddy Drops Curtain on Its Cloud Business… Again

16 hours 54 min ago
GoDaddy is shuttering Cloud Servers, its public cloud service.
Categories: Network News

How to Become a ‘Digitally Native' Organization

17 hours 1 min ago
It's clear that digital solutions are going to be impacting the market and all sorts of verticals. The big question is how do you become a digitally native organization?
Categories: Network News

Bitcoin Community Cheers as Miners Back New Scaling Framework

2017, July 21 - 8:41pm
The community, which had been split on how best to make the cryptocurrency more manageable, rallied behind a code upgrade known as SegWit2x, which aims to increase the network's transaction capacity.
Categories: Network News

Many Options Available for Service Provider Skills Training and Certifications

2017, July 20 - 10:45pm
The shortage of skilled, certified applicants for IT jobs is well documented. Professionals in cybersecurity, cloud and other areas of IT are in high demand around the world, and companies, governments, educational institutions and industry groups have responded by creating more opportunities for skills training and certification. A 2014 report…
Categories: Network News

BC Partners Acquires PlusServer from GoDaddy in €400M Deal

2017, July 20 - 1:01am
GoDaddy has reached an agreement to sell managed hosting provider PlusServer to funds advised by BC Partners for €397 million ($456 million), the company announced Tuesday. PlusServer is based in Cologne, Germany, and was acquired by GoDaddy as part of the €1.69 billion Host Europe Group (HEG) deal in December.…
Categories: Network News

Private Cloud Can Beat Public Cloud on Price: Report

2017, July 20 - 12:01am
Two out of five IT decision makers say their private clouds are operating at lower unit costs than public cloud, according to survey results released Thursday by VMware and 451 Research. 451 surveyed 150 IT decision makers on behalf of VMware in February 2017 for Can private cloud be cheaper…
Categories: Network News

Migrating Your Site is Easier Than You Think

2017, July 19 - 10:00pm
WordPress users stick with bad web hosting providers because they think migration is hard. It isn't.
Categories: Network News

IBM Unveils Next-Generation Mainframe Technology with Pervasive Encryption

2017, July 19 - 3:27am
IBM launched what it calls "the next generation of the world's most powerful transaction system," IBM Z, on Monday. The technology is able to run more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day, and introduces an encryption engine which it says makes it possible for the first time to pervasively…
Categories: Network News

Atlantic.Net Taps Trend Micro for Managed Hosting Security

2017, July 18 - 11:00pm
Atlantic.Net has tapped Trend Micro to back its Managed Hosting Solutions with the Deep Security Suite, the company announced Monday. Trend Micro's data center and cloud-optimized security techniques are now available to Atlantic.Net managed hosting customers to protect their servers by applying an instant "virtual patch" to servers, virtual desktops,…
Categories: Network News