Hosting

Using cloud-based virtual servers, rather than your own  infrastructure, brings significant benefits in cost and flexibility. The number of servers can change to meet your requirements, either according to planned expansions and contractions or even on-the-fly dictated by workload with no need for capital investment.  However, you may not know where your resources are stored or with whom they’re sharing datacentre space.

 

 

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Exclusive: 123-reg suffered serious security lapse while deleting 67 servers

News
21 Apr, 2016
Jane McCallion

Customers could see each other's accounts as faulty script erased their data

Man who 'deleted company with one line of code' admits it was all a hoax

News
18 Apr, 2016
Aaron Lee Adam Shepherd

Developer says flawed code story was one big marketing stunt

Datacentre colocations will be worth $33.2 bn by 2018

News
31 Mar, 2016
Aaron Lee

Colocation market still growing, but not as quickly as predicted

Apple 'moves iCloud backend to Google Cloud Platform'

News
17 Mar, 2016
Aaron Lee

The alleged move could be a stop-gap until Apple builds new datacentres

Data protection concerns make EU cloud services 20% more expensive

News
1 Mar, 2016
Joe Curtis

Cloud providers hike up datacentre prices in response to Safe Harbour confusion

Nintendo opens registration for cross-platform cloud gaming service

News
17 Feb, 2016
Aaron Lee

Miitomo app for iOS and Android will be users' first taste of gaming giant's new cloud service

Microsoft considers building underwater datacentres

News
1 Feb, 2016
Aaron Lee

Project Natick could cut cooling costs and offer lower latency

Microsoft offers users Azure Stack hybrid cloud preview

News
27 Jan, 2016
Aaron Lee

New offering competes with VMware and OpenStack

EMC reveals new storage package ECS v2.2

News
27 Jan, 2016
Aaron Lee

New units contain multi-purpose platform support and better data protection

NaviSite's hybrid cloud chosen to power Highways England

Case Studies
27 Jan, 2016
Clare Hopping

Costain elects engineering solutions provider to run Highways England's heavy loads application

AWS isn't suited to enterprises' needs, crows Oracle

News
21 Jan, 2016
Aaron Lee

Cloud exec says Oracle's biggest competitor is Microsoft Azure

Sony apologises for PSN outage with PlayStation Plus extension

News
18 Jan, 2016
Aaron Lee

Plus subscribers offered a singer-day free with voucher code

Iomart acquires United Hosting for £11m

News
2 Dec, 2015
Clare Hopping

The acquisition will boost Iomart's main business of managed hosting services

Equinix launches AWS Direct Connect in Europe

News
24 Nov, 2015
Clare Hopping

Companies can now connect privately owned and managed infrastructure directly to AWS

AWS wants you to escape from your SQL database

News
8 Oct, 2015
Joe Curtis

Cloud giant now hosts MariaDB as it simplifies and speeds up database migrations

Cloud file transfer

Box and IBM team up on new data capture and sharing tools

News
1 Oct, 2015
Adam Shepherd

Key management and legal hold support also coming to the cloud storage platform

Criteo hops on Huawei cloud for private Parisian Hadoop cluster

News
28 Sep, 2015
Jane McCallion

French datacentre becomes the "biggest in Europe"

Rackspace unveils Managed Cloud for Adobe Experience Manager

News
20 Aug, 2015
Adam Shepherd

24/7 support and turnkey deployment solutions will "allow customers to deploy content faster and with less hassle than ever before”

HP helps Leeds Building Society boost online services

News
20 May, 2015
Jane McCallion

HP and partners bring in-branch customer service experience to web and mobile

Netsuite to open new datacentre in Europe later this year

News
6 May, 2015
Maggie Holland

Cloud giant to tackle data sovereignty concerns with EU site, plus one new US build