(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — In the final week of July, there were several web hosting offers. WebhostUK is offering 50 percent off any UK and US reseller hosting plans, eUKhost has launched a contest to celebrate its 10th anniversary, DedicatedNow has discounted its fully managed servers, Liquid Web has launched its firewall special and Quadranet is offering one month free on all colocation plans.

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Web hosting provider WebhostUK (www.webhost.uk.net) is offering 50 percent off the first payment of any US and UK reseller hosting plan. The plans include Linux and Windows. The company offers cheaper plans for starters, or an affordable high resource limit plan suitable for larger resellers. To get the discount, enter the coupon code “crazy50″ and entering your order ID as a reply to this Web Hosting Talk (www.webhostingtalk.com) thread.

 

(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Data center monitoring solutions provider Modius (www.modius.com) announced on Thursday that its OpenData Enterprise Edition (www.modius.com/Enterprise) will integrate with Intel Data Center Manager (software.intel.com/sites/datacentermanager), a real-time data center power and thermal management solution that captures power and temperature data from a broad range of IT equipment.

The partnership announcement comes a few months after Modius released OpenData version 3.5.

Intel DCM will improve the visibility and analytics of OpenData Enterprise Edition by providing energy intelligence about critical IT and facilities assets, helping IT and data center managers better understand and manage the power consumption of their computing resources.

 

(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Email and collaboration hosted solutions provider SherWeb (www.sherweb.com) announced on Friday it has launched its new affiliate program (www.sherweb.com/affiliate-program) through the Commission Junction platform, as well as revamped its current reseller program (www.sherweb.com/reseller-program).

The move comes a few months after SherWeb announced it acquired hosted email provider DNAmail, a a division of DSL Extreme.

Both SherWeb programs are designed to offer a lucrative business opportunity in the cloud market, said the company.

 

(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Reseller hosting provider Gazzin.com (www.gazzin.com) announced on Wednesday that it has upgraded its reseller hosting plans and overall service offerings.

According to the press release, the changes have been developed over the past several months and take effect with this announcement.

Gazzin says all reseller hosting plans now offer increased data transfer and disk space allotments, with increases in price.

 

(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Internet infrastructure services provider VeriSign (www.verisign.com) announced on Thursday via its quarterly earnings report that CEO Mark McLaughlin is resigning and company founder will return to CEO duties.

McLaughlin joined the company in 2000 and has served in the position of CEO for the past two years.

VeriSign said that McLaughlin is leaving the company to become CEO of an unnamed private company. Founder and chairman Jim Bidzos will resume his previous duties as CEO starting August 1.

 

(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Fiber-optic network infrastructure provider euNetworks Group (www.eunetworks.com) announced on Friday that it has completed the acquisition of German-based corporate WAN provider TeraGate (www.teragate.de).

euNetworks says this acquisition is a “natural addition” following the LambdaNet acquisition in May, with an enterprise customer base primarily in the German market. Colocation firm LambdaNet has 25 data centers across Germany.

According to the press release, TeraGate has  a high-end customer base and a market leading value proposition. Its product portfolio is based on intelligent Ethernet and data center and cloud services.

 

(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Cloud computing software developer 4PSA (www.4psa.com) announced on Thursday it has released Business Zone API, a REST based web service that partners can use to access and automatically provision cloud services and software licenses.

The move comes just a few weeks after 4PSA launched its new collaboration website with resources for software developers looking to add cloud and unified communications capability to their products. Commercial partners of 4PSA can have this service activated on request.

Using a combination of REST HTTP requests and XML/JSON answers, commercial partners can find more information about its products and services, order new services or software licenses, as well as upgrade or terminate existing services, said the company.

 

(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Research group Tier1 Research (www.tier1.com) recently released the second iteration of its North American Multi-Tenant Data Center Supply: Emerging Major Markets report for 2011. The study finds that the 14 major emerging North American markets have a utilization rate of approximately 79 percent.

According to the press release, Tier1 began evaluating the emerging major markets in 2010 as multi-tenant data center providers looked to set up operations outside of the top markets of New York, Northern Virginia, Chicago, Silicon Valley, Dallas and Los Angeles.

The top emerging major markets as identified by the report are: Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Houston, Miami, Montreal, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, San Digeo, Seattle, St. Louis and Toronto.

 

(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Data center operator Stream Data Centers (www.streamdatacenters.com) announced on Tuesday it has sold its San Antonio data center to an unnamed “Fortune 100 Corporation”.

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The 150,000-square-foot data center is located on 33 acres in Westover Hills in San Antonio.

Earlier this week, the company also sold its data center in Richardson, Texas, to Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT for $28.9 million.

 

(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Management software and solutions provider CA Technologies (www.ca.com) announced on Friday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held SaaS-based monitoring firm WatchMouse (www.watchmouse.com). Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

According to the press release, WatchMouse uses a globally-distributed infrastructure of more than 60 monitoring stations in more than 40 countries.

WatchMouse replicates real-user transactions from the locations to provide real-time insight into application performance and availability.

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