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Managed Hosting Buyer’s Guide

Managed hosting, in which providers own and manage the equipment, leasing full control to the client, is growing in popularity among data center owners. It offers a variety of advantages to IT organizations and companies. This white paper from Internap provides an everything-you-need-to-know guide to managed hosting, offering an overview of the service, as well as detailed steps to take when deciding if managed hosting is something your data center wishes to pursue.
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DreamHost Goes East, Expands With RagingWire

The new RagingWire data center in northern Virginia features colorful, branded air handler units. DreamHost will be the facility's anchor tenant. (Photo: RagingWire)

Los Angeles-based web hosting company DreamHost is expanding its operations to the East Coast, where it become an anchor tenant in RagingWire Data Centers’ new data center campus in Ashburn, Virginia. The expansion is part of a broader effort by DreamHost to improve its reliability and boost network performance for global customers. Read More

Connectria to Expand With CyrusOne in Dallas

Complex hosting specialist Connectria Hosting will expand its data center network with space at the new CyrusOne facility in Dallas. Connectria plans to use the new space to deliver its rapidly expanding cloud computing and disaster recovery solutions. Read More

European Giant OVH to Enter US Hosting Market

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One of Europe’s largest web hosting companies is entering the North American market. French hoster OVH, which operates more than 120,000 servers, has begun testing its new data center in Beauharnois, Quebec, which will serve as the launchpad for its entry into the U.S. market. Read More

CTEX Building Advanced Data Center in Curacao

Curaçao Technology Exchange N.V. (CTEX) recently kicked off the construction of a new data center on the island of Curaco. As the first of four 52,000 square foot high-density data centers to be built in Curaçao, it will be interconnected with six existing submarine fiber systems. Read More

How Go Daddy Keeps 52 Million Domains Running

A look inside one of the server rooms at a Go Daddy data center in Phoenix. (Photo: Rich Miller)

Go Daddy is best known for selling domains, but is also one of the world’s largest providers of web hosting services, as well as the security certificates that enable e-commerce on millions of web sites. To keep those services online and running smoothly, Go Daddy operates a global network of data centers. Read More

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