April 30, 2012 — Security firm Symantec finds that the number of malicious attacks have increased by 81 percent in 2011, according to its Internet Security Threat Report released on Monday.

 

April 30, 2012 — Enterprise OpenStack company Piston Cloud Computing announced on Monday it has launched a new community open source project to allow VMware’s Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service to run on OpenStack.

 

April 30, 2012 — Partnering with a cloud orchestration platform can provide significant benefits for cloud providers, and ultimately influence the way service providers build out their cloud services.

 

April 30, 2012 — The new gTLDs could be revealed as late as June 29, according to a report on Monday. In an interview with Domain Incite, ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom says he hopes to host the reveal before he steps down from his role on July 1, 2012.

 

April 30, 2012 — UK web hosting provider eUKhost asked customers to change their passwords on Saturday after it noticed a breach to its billing system late last week, according to a notice on its status page.

 

April 27, 2012 — In the week ending on April 27, 2012, EuroDNS is offering .CH registration for €7.99, IXWebHosting is offering 20 percent off its hosting, KnownHost is offering 75 percent off the first month of its VPS plans, and CrocWeb is offering 50 percent off its Litespeed-powered reseller hosting plans.

 

April 27, 2012 — Cloud services provider Intermedia announced on Wednesday that it has received a strategic investment from venture capital firm Nokia Growth Partners. The specific amount of the investment was not disclosed.

 

April 27, 2012 — UK cloud hosting company iomart Hosting announced on Friday the names of the initial 10 youth football teams that have won a sponsored iomart hosting kit for next season.

 

April 27, 2012 — The US House of Representatives passed the Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act on Thursday by a vote of 248 to 168, giving the government authority to share cyber threat information with companies.

 

April 27, 2012 — Cloud hosting company VPS.NET announced on Friday it has launched its new cloud application marketplace, which includes 100 open-source and commercial applications.

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