(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) –- The South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development (www.sdreadytopartner.com) announced on Thursday it has partnered with officials from Sioux Falls, Vermillion and Yankton to attract data center builds to the state.

The partnership is part of the GOED’s co-op marketing program, which allows the state and local entities to combine their resources and better leverage marketing dollars.

According to its website, the GOED’s main objective is to “expand primary job opportunities for all South Dakotans,” working “to retain and expand existing businesses, foster new businesses, facilitate business succession and recruit out-of-state businesses.”

 

(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) – Data center monitoring solutions provider Modius (www.modius.com) announced on Monday that its OpenData version 3.5 is now generally available. Modius says the latest version of OpenData offers improved capacity management capabilities enabling colocation enterprises to implement chargeback for power and cooling costs.

Modius says its latest release allows users to “analyze resource utilization and capacity of data center assets based on flexible, user-defined groupings.”

According to the company, OpenData 3.5 assists data center managers in generating reports of energy consumed by individual equipment, including individual racks, rows, zones or customers.

 

(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) –- Web hosting provider eApps Hosting (www.eapps.com) announced on Thursday it has launched the Virtual Machine in the Cloud service.

Customers can immediately deploy and control fixed priced 64-bit Xen Virtual Machines in a true cloud architecture running OnApp’s (www.onapp.com) cloud software.

The fixed price, customizable Virtual Machine in the Cloud service is in production and available now.

 

Tweet Hosting Reviews – Milpitas, CA – Gluster, the leading provider of scale-out, open source storage solutions, today announced City Network Hosting, a leading provider of hosting services, is using its storage solution for the company’s cloud services platform, City Cloud. Recently launched after more than 15 months in beta, City Cloud is a service [...]

Source: City Network Selects Gluster Cloud Storage for Dynamic Cloud Services Platform

 

Tweet Hosting Reviews – NUREMBERG, Germany – Open-Xchange, a supplier of open source business-class email and groupware, today announced additional usability enhancements and flexibility, plus enhanced mobile support for smartphones. Open-Xchange users can now choose whether new windows open in a new tab or in a new browser pop-up screen. A new space-saving compact panel [...]

Source: Latest Business-class Email for Cloud Providers Delivers Greater Flexibility, Mobile App and Tablet Update

 

eApps Hosting announced today the launch of the Virtual Machine in the Cloud hosting service. The service combines the best aspects of a cloud computing architecture with the predictable pricing of traditional plan-based virtual private servers. Using the eApps Create-A-Cloudamp;trade; tool, customers can create their own custom hosting plan, and adjust resources as needed, with known recurring billing. The underlying hosting environment is built with a fault tolerant cloud architecture to ensure high performance and uptime.

Source: eApps Launches Virtual Machine in the Cloud Service

 

Infinitely Virtual, a rapidly expanding provider of virtual server and cloud computing technology, is pleased to announce the new fully-customizable Virtual SharePoint Server.

Source: Infinitely Virtual Debuts Enhanced Virtual SharePoint Hosting Package

 

March 31, 2011 — Web hosting provider Savvis announced details about its cloud-focused global Savvis Alliances Program for channel partners.

Source: Web Host Savvis Launches Cloud-Focused Alliance Partner Program

 

March 31, 2011 — Dell, Equinix and Rackspace Hosting announced on Thursday that they have partnered to develop an OpenStack cloud demonstration and test environment.

Source: Equinix Dell Rackspace Partner to Build OpenStack Cloud Demo Environments

 

(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) – Data center research organization Uptime Institute (www.uptimeinstitute.org) announced on Wednesday that it has certified five Datacraft (www.datacraft-asia.com) onecloud data centers in India with its Tier III certification. The organization says this level of certification indicates “true” 24×7 availability and ensures no downtime occurs.

Uptime Institute says it is currently processing 11 Tier III and IV certifications in India. According to the press release, these agreements were signed within the last four months demonstrating “the level of demand and explosive growth of the Indian market for highly available data centers.” 

According to India’s new national census, the population is about 1.21 billion people, or 17 percent of the world population.

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