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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

Cloud News: Nimsoft, Fujitsu, Citrix, CloudPassage

News from the cloud computing sector includes: Nimsoft’s IT Management tools have been added to Fujitsu Global Cloud Platform; Citrix acquired online collaboration platform Podio; and cloud security provider CloudPassage secured $14 million in funding, bringing the company’s total backing to $21 million. Read More

PUE Provides Insight Into Equipment Choices

Knowing what it will cost you for IT infrastructure and the support infrastructure will allow you to assess the benefit or cost of a co-location strategy. It really is a matter of risk. Do you want to take on the risk for planning power and cooling capacity as well as computing capacity? Read More

Roundup: HP Converged Cloud Takes on Amazon

HP said today that its public cloud services will open to the public on May 10, competing directly with Amazon Web Services and other public cloud service providers. Here’s a roundup of notable analysis and commentary from around the web. Read More

GoGrid Tackles Big Data With Hybrid Hadoop Cloud

Cloud infrastructure company GoGrid wants to make it easier for customers to run “Big Data” analytic tools to leverage large datasets. Today it unveiled GoGrid Big Data Solution, a new offering that enables customers to use NoSQL database solutions like Hadoop. Read More

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