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OVH, IOmart Singled Out as Spam Havens

Email security firm Cloudmark has singled out Scottish provider IOmart and French provider OVH as European spam havens. In a report geared to the UK market, Cloudmark claimed that 14% of spam received in the...
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SoftLayer Wins HootSuite’s App Directory Business

IBM's SoftLayer cloud service has won a high-profile contract with well known tech startup, Hootsuite, announcing that it will move its App Directory to that service in the fourth quarter of 2015.  The service ...
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IBM Holds Biggest Cloud Tech Patent Portolio

In a strategy to stay a major player in the cloud industry, IBM has issued over 1,200 cloud related patents with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in the last couple years; 400 of those being issued in 2015 ...
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Google Restructures, owned by new company, Alphabet

Google has just announced the largest restructuring in its history.  Google itself will slim down to core businesses and be headed by Sundar Pichai.  Larry Page and Sergey Brin will head the new "collection com...
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Rackspace is worth $4.5B, takes in $1.8B per year

Rackspace, the San Antonio based enterprise host, has released their 2014 numbers.  The company (RAX on the New York Stock Exchange) continues to show solid profits ($110 million USD) on nearly $1.8 billion USD...
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DigitalOcean Now The Second Largest Hosting Company

DigitalOcean has moved ahead of French company OVH to become the second largest hosting company in the world measured by total number of web-facing servers.  In just four years of existence, DigitalOcean has 16...
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Apache Continues Dominance Among Active Web Servers

Despite the resurgence of Microsoft and the emergence of Nginx, The Apache Foundation continues its dominance of web server software.   Netcraft's March 2015 survey indicates that Apache web server software run...
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Amazon AWS is worth $38B, takes in $4.9B per year

According to investment bankers Cowen & Company, Amazon's AWS is now worth about $38 billion, with revenues of  $4.9 billion per year.   They also report a $1.9 billion cash flow loss in 2014, but expect re...
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GoDaddy, Blue Host lead web hosting market share

An unknown (at least previously unknown to us) site called HostAdvice is reporting that GoDaddy, BlueHost and Host Gator lead the market share race in web hosting.  They do not reveal their methods for compilin...
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Shaw to offer Cloud Hosting in New Calgary Data Center

Canadian telco Shaw Communications Inc. announced today that it would begin offering cloud computing and other managed services from its new 40,000 sq. ft. data center in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  Initial repo...