CloudFlare has unveiled a number of security products and features as part of its “SSL Week” including supporting cryptographic algorithms that improve secure mobile performance, establishing an Origin Certification Authority, simplifying HSTS implementation, and enabling authenticated origin server connections.

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In the week ending February 27, 2015, there are discounts of up to 60 percent off web hosting.

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A new Xen hypervisor security issue is forcing cloud service providers AWS and Rackspace to reboot cloud servers for the second time in five months.

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Singapore-based website backup service Dropmysite has signed three reseller agreements with web hosting companies ReadySpace, Europlanet and Winhost.

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IPv4 exhaustion is only just the beginning for IPv4 availability.

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The fourth largest Internet service provider in the UK, TalkTalk, was hacked in December exposing four million customers to potential phishing attacks. The company says the breach occurred through a breach at a third-party vendor. Names, addresses, phone numbers and TalkTalk account numbers were stolen. The company confirmed on Friday…

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Net neutrality was not the only issue the FCC voted on this week. On Thursday the FCC voted 3-2 to override laws that restrict the expansion of existing municipal broadband networks in Chattanooga, Tenn. and Wilson, N.C.

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The UK Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended that the government ease regulations to allow startups and “scale-ups” to fill roles with a shortage of skilled candidates from outside of the European Economic Area.

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HostingCon Global is always held at a destination with a strong local hosting and network service provider presence. It is also always held at a city with a thriving culture in which networking, socializing, and having fun are easy. For HostingCon Global 2015 our host city is San Diego, famous for its zoo and Gaslight Quarter before fictitious news anchors highlighted its sunny SoCal charm.




San Diego has a strong local IT and hosting community, including head offices for many growing companies like private cloud hosting provider and Silver Sponsor ScaleMatrix, as well as numerous data centers.

San Diego also has one of the world’s biggest and best zoos, and the historic Gaslamp Quarter for shopping, dining, and nightlife, as well as numerous highly regarded museums such as the San Diego Air and Space Museum and the USS Midway Museum.

With average July temperatures in the mid to high seventies and practically no rainfall in the mid to late summer, San Diego promises perfect long California days for HostingCon Global 2015. There are over a half-dozen 18-hole public golf courses within 20 miles of downtown San Diego, so making the trip into a working vacation is easy.

The HostingCon blog will “Discover What’s Possible” in San Diego to distract you from work during HostingCon Global 2015 over the coming months. To get started on your planning, take advantage of the $100 off Early Bird discount and register today.

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The Federal Communications Commission has voted in favor of a plan to reclassify broadband Internet as a telecommunications service under Title II, treating it as a public utility,

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