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OVH is Largest Web Host With 100,000 Servers

A technician works on some of OVH's thouands of servers in the company's Roubaix, France data center. (Source: OVH)

Last month French hosting company OVH announced that it was managing more than 100,000 servers. This is the first time we’ve seen a web hosting company state that it has surpassed 100,000 servers. Here’s a look at the hosts with the largest server counts. Read More

Did The Web Just Grow By 100 Million Sites?

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One of the leading benchmarks of Internet growth has shown a huge change this month. The monthly Netcraft Web Server Survey for August detected 463 million sites, an increase of more than 104 million sites from the July survey. That’s a one-month gain of about 29 percent. Read More

Web.com Buys Network Solutions

Can a roll-up of marquee brands from the early days of the Web remain relevant in the age of cloud computing and social media? Web.com today said it would acquire hosting and domain provider Network Solutions in a deal valued at about $560 million. Read More

Investment Firms Acquire Go Daddy

Go Daddy said today that it a definitive agreement to “receive a strategic investment and enter into a partnership” with KKR, Silver Lake and Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV). Other accounts say the domain and hosting company was acquired by the investors for $2.25 billion. Read More

Dimension Data Acquires OpSource

Dimension Data has acquired enterprise cloud specialist OpSource, which will become part of a new Cloud Solutions Business Unit at Dimension Data. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read More

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