IBM’s SoftLayer division, which specializes in cloud hosting, will be opening a data center in London in July with room for more than 15,000 physical servers, and allowing customers’ to meet their UK data residency requirements.

 

 The European Commission released a document last week that explains the guidelines for cloud computing service level agreements (SLAs) between customers and providers in the European Union. The 41-page report covers several concepts including the principles behind SLAs, performance, security, data management and data protection. The Digital Agenda for Europe…

 

A London teenager has been charged with computer misuse, fraud and money laundering offenses in connection with the massive DDoS attack against anti-spam organization Spamhaus last year.

 

The shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the US is not only a concern for the private sector, but also for the public sector, where salaries for cybersecurity roles are not as high. This shortage could pose risks to national and homeland security, a new report by the RAND Corporation finds.

 

Globby is a new Singapore-based ecommerce platform aimed at providing ecommerce hosting and full-featured software first and foremost to retailers in Southeast Asia.

 

Web hosting company ServInt experienced a data center networking problem on Saturday night that impacted customers in its Reston, Virginia, data center.

 

In the week ending June 27, 2014, there is still a lot of excitement around the FIFA World Cup 2014 tournament, and web hosts are getting in on the action. eUKhost and WebHostingUK are offering hosting discounts in conjunction with the World Cup, while Exabytes is offering a special promotion on .COM domain registrations.

 

Rackspace has launched its redesigned public cloud with Performance Cloud Servers in Hong Kong to meet hybrid cloud demand in the Asia-Pacific region, the company announced this week. The offering will serve markets including Hong Kong, Singapore, India, and China.

 

Cloud provider GoGrid announced on Thursday that it has launched its Managed Services Stack, which includes a Managed Backup service, Managed Monitoring service, and a Managed Security service.

 

Google announced on Monday that it is officially getting into the domain registration market business. For several hosting sector firms this caused an immediate financial fall-out. Most are probably unwarranted; let’s survey the playing field and potential setbacks.

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