December 14th, 2011 | Posted under Web Hosting Features
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Web Hosting – ALLENTOWN, PA – Leading managed hosting provider INetU, Inc has announced that its exclusive “Gated Community Cloud” global business service has been certified PCI DSS compliant at its US and EU nodes. Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 2.0 Level 1 compliance assures INetU clients that they are invested in a verified production-ready e-commerce cloud environment.
PCI compliant managed services are available immediately at INetU’s Allentown, Pa, Vienna, Va and Amsterdam, Netherlands data center facilities. Because PCI DSS is a global standard, having PCI certified cloud nodes at multiple locations becomes an important attribute for clients who conduct e-commerce on an international level, for those who require global disaster recovery, or both.
“By coupling our custom fully managed Gated Community Cloud infrastructure with the security verification of PCI certification, INetU provides e-commerce enterprises with the confidence to operate in our Cloud safely and cost efficiently” said Dev Chanchani, president and CEO of INetU. “For many organizations, PCI compliance is an essential part of their managed hosting requirements, INetU can fully deliver that requirement with confidence, worldwide.”
INetU’s Gated Community Cloud service was evaluated and certified for PCI DSS 2.0 Level 1 compliance by Trustwave, a leading provider of information security and compliance solutions.
INetU’s unique Gated Community Cloud service offers companies a virtual ‘gated community’ where only exclusive medium to large enterprises have access to a business specific cloud environment that offers strong performance promises, expert support and protection from unscheduled downtime. Gated Community Cloud combines the most desirable features of Private Cloud computing with the flexibility and cost efficiencies of a scalable Cloud – all without the risks associated with commercially available Public Clouds.
Companies interested in INetU’s exclusive PCI certified Gated Community Cloud service should contact INetU at 610-266-7441 or visit www.inetu.net. Read the rest of this entry »
October 3rd, 2011 | Posted under Web Hosting News
Web Hosting - NEW YORK – NTT America, a global infrastructure services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced the company has selected SecureCloud from Trend Micro (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704) to provide data protection for enterprise customers using NTT America’s private cloud computing platform.
Using encryption with policy-based key management and unique server validation, SecureCloud is designed to protect sensitive data stored in NTT America’s cloud computing platforms. This protection is also available for hybrid cloud environments which utilize NTT America’s private cloud.
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August 31st, 2011 | Posted under Web Hosting News
Web Hosting Reviews – NEW YORK – NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications (NTT Com), a global infrastructure services provider, today announced it has extended its suite of private cloud services beyond its data centers to support hybrid cloud requirements after achieving VMware vCloud® Powered status for the NTT Communications private cloud service offering. In addition, the company is announcing the new Global Enterprise Portal, which was designed to simplify the administration of cloud computing services, while increasing the level of security required in the cloud. NTT America will showcase the portal and have cloud architecture experts on-hand at the NTT Communications booth #320 at VMworld® 2011, August 29 through September 1 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, NV.
Customers seeking VMware vCloud Powered services are assured that the company’s cloud services are underpinned by VMware’s leading virtualization and cloud computing technology, namely VMware vSphere® and VMware vCloud Director™. Customers of NTT America have the ability to move workloads from their VMware vSphere-based virtualized or private cloud environment to the VMware vCloud Powered service and back again. This application portability is a key differentiator allowing customers to achieve the flexibility and security they need while enabling increased IT agility. Read the rest of this entry »
Web Hosting – Los Angeles, CA – Ensim Corporation, the leading provider of solutions to manage, orchestrate, and automate private, public, and hybrid cloud infrastructure, today announced the release of Ensim Unify Cloud Manager, which enables service providers to leverage all of the functionality of the leading carrier-grade Ensim Unify platform to empower resellers and organizations to efficiently and securely offer a wide variety of cloud services including desktop, server, and application.
Ensim Unify Cloud Manager is a complete, centralized platform that manages the creation, activation, configuration, and administration of cloud services. Unify Cloud Manager features multi-tenant enablement, automated provisioning, fine-grain privilege management, and delegated administration, along with robust resource and pool management for service providers, resellers, organizations and end-users in a single solution. The advanced virtualization management technology pioneered by Ensim enables system administrators to increase service levels and operational efficiencies by automating repetitive provisioning and management tasks and empowering users with policy-based self-service capabilities that are compliant and secure.
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June 29th, 2011 | Posted under Web Hosting News
Web Hosting – Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit, London – Hexagrid Computing, a leading developer of cloud enablement solutions, announces today that Pourprio is building 13 public clouds on the award-wining VxDatacenter platform as a foundation for an integrated Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) cloud network.
Pourprio, headquartered in France, is a regionally focused enterprise cloud computing services advisor and provider. The firm is currently in discussions with leading telecom providers to launch 13 public clouds in 12 EMEA countries over the next year, building the region’s first true cloud network. Using Hexagrid’s VxDatacenter platform, Pourprio offers service providers turnkey cloud solutions that cater to the needs of diverse market segments. Read the rest of this entry »
June 24th, 2011 | Posted under Web Hosting News
Hosting Reviews – BREA, CA - DreamHost, a global full-service web hosting company, today announced its commitment to support the development of OpenStack, an open source cloud operating system and global development community with more than 75 participating organizations.
DreamHost, an established long-term player in the hosting space, has been a strong supporter of open source software and the open source community for many years. The promise of OpenStack — driving open standards for public and private clouds — is a benefit to all community participants, users and to the rapidly changing hosting industry at large. OpenStack aims to be simple to implement, massively scalable, feature-rich, and above all else, open. Read the rest of this entry »
June 24th, 2011 | Posted under Web Hosting News
Hosting Reviews – RALEIGH, N.C. - Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it has launched a new Red Hat Training course focused on building skills to launch world-class private cloud deployments using Red Hat technology and solutions. The Red Hat Cloud Architecture course trains participants on a range of skills needed to plan, build and manage private clouds. It brings together the full suite of Red Hat products, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux, JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat Network Satellite, JBoss Operations Network and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. Red Hat Cloud Architecture (CL350) is the first published course in Red Hat’s cloud curriculum and is expected to be followed this fall by an additional course focused on Red Hat’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) product, Red Hat CloudForms.
With the Red Hat Cloud Architecture training course, organizations working to develop and implement a private cloud strategy will learn how Red Hat’s modular and open technology portfolio can be integrated into their cloud architecture. The two-day course is designed for IT architects who require a detailed understanding of Red Hat cloud capabilities and wish to gain the knowledge needed to select the right components and develop applications for their organization’s private cloud. Students will participate in a detailed task-oriented, hands-on introduction to IaaS clouds by exploring a private cloud computing reference architecture built with Red Hat solutions. Throughout the course, students will perform tasks with this private cloud including deploying hypervisor hosts, deploying virtual machines in the cloud and managing the virtual machine lifecycle and resources. The course targets experienced IT professionals who are responsible for using Red Hat technologies to deploy in the cloud and technical decision-makers seeking a technical overview of Red Hat’s private IaaS cloud reference architecture. Read the rest of this entry »
June 14th, 2011 | Posted under Web Hosting News
Hosting Reviews – NEW YORK - NTT America, a global infrastructure services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced the company will feature the NTT America Enterprise Cloud at the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Management Summit, June 13-15, 2011, at booth Q, at the Peabody Orlando, in Orlando, FL.
The Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Management Summit 2011 delivers the strategies, tactics and how-to recommendations needed to take the right course of action and ensure that the I&O organization is operating at its best. Read the rest of this entry »
Web Hosting Blog – SUNNYVALE, CA - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the results of a global research study on adoption, attitudes and approaches to cloud computing, surveying IT decision makers in public and private sector organizations across the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
The findings reveal both global and regional trends in cloud computing adoption and usage, highlighting the importance of both infrastructure and workloads in considering a cloud computing model. Findings include: Read the rest of this entry »
April 15th, 2011 | Posted under Web Hosting News
Web Host Blog – SAN JOSE, CA - Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced a new green data center in Allen, Texas, with an architecture deploying Cisco’s entire data center technology portfolio spanning computing, switching, and data storage access to support Cisco’s internal private cloud and deliver Information Technology (IT) as a service. The new data center demonstrates the value of a network-based approach through improved resilience, performance and use of resources, while delivering IT services such as video, mobility, security, and collaboration to Cisco employees, customers, partners, and other constituents.
In 2007 Cisco created a vision to deliver IT as a service and developed a long-range plan to deliver that vision through data center consolidation, virtualization, and cloud computing. Cisco’s newest data center combines the best in environment-friendly facility design, green approaches to power and cooling, and an architectural approach optimized for virtualization and cloud computing, with the aim of delivering “everything as a service.” Read the rest of this entry »