In the week ending November 21, 2014, there are discounts from domains at, shared hosting from NextPointHost, and discounts to the NameCon conference in Las Vegas from

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Millions of home networks could be vulnerable to compromise through the servers ISPs manage them with, according to a presentation at DefCon. Check Point Software Technologies security researcher Shahar Tal presented the disturbing situation at the recent security conference in Las Vegas.

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Washington is considering restricting visas to prevent Chinese nationals from attending popular hacking conferences this summer in Las Vegas, a report by Reuters on Saturday said.


At EMC World 2014 in Las Vegas, EMC announced a new ??EMC Elastic Cloud Storage appliance for high-density private cloud storage, and a major update to its ViPR Software-Defined Storage platform.


Microsoft announced several changes to the look and functionality of Office 365 on Monday at its SharePoint 2014 conference in Las Vegas.
The latest features of Office 365 focus on social media integration, and include machine-learning Office Graph, which analyzes content, user interactions and activity streams to be present content more relevant to users.


The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is an annual showcase of the latest gadgets and services designed to transform the way we work and play.


As thousands more gTLDs are set to be released, existing TLDs must be creative in marketing domains. On Friday at the New Media Expo in Las Vegas, the .ME Registry launched a new loyalty program, offering perks to .ME users.


August 15, 2013 — Industry research firm 451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, announced on Thursday it will host the annual Hosting & Cloud Transformation – North America conference at Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, held September 23 to 25.

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(The Hosting News) -, a leading cloud hosting provider offering high quality cloud hosting services since 1998, announces that ColossusCloud is now available in Virginia, United States.

“ColossusCloud is a third generation cloud virtualization platform designed to make it easy and fast to deploy Linux and Windows virtual machines in multiple zones, including Las Vegas, NV, to serve the west coast of the United States and Asia, and now, the east coast of the United States”, says Erik Johnson, CTO at The new ColossusCloud zone is located in Ashburn, VA, at the heart of data center valley. It provides for fast access to all major Internet peering points, reducing latency and increasing responsiveness.

The new location is based on ServerPoint’s well known philosophy of designing infrastructures for maximum uptime. Our Ashburn, VA location is powered by our own network, with multiple routers and 10gigabit uplinks via Cogent and Zayo, along with our own IP space. ColossusCloud’s hypervisors are fully redundant, powered by Xeon E5 CPUs with up to 256GBs of RAM and RAID10 storage devices with SSD acceleration.

The Ashburn, VA zone is now available to all clients and also provides intra LAN private networking as well as all the Linux and Windows templates provided in our other zones. Virtual machines can be deployed with up to eight CPU cores and up to 192GBs of RAM.

Established in 1998, is a respected web hosting and cloud infrastructure company that offers the highest quality Linux and Windows web hosting services, dedicated server hosting and cloud VPS hosting services to thousands of customers worldwide.’s core values are aimed at providing customer-focused, high-performance web hosting services tailored to meet specific needs of each individual customer. With a fully redundant network, top quality server hardware and professional support, provides customers with improved service levels and a powerful and secure hosting environment.

For more information about ColossusCloud, visit

Source: introduces ColossusCloud Generation 3, Now available in Virginia


(The Hosting News) – Cobalt Data Centers, a Las Vegas-based provider of premium co-location and datacenter solutions, today announced the appointment of Jefferson S. Brown as President of the company, effective immediately.  The company also announced that Mike Ballard, Cobalt’s previous CEO, has stepped down to pursue other interests.

Brown brings more than 20 years of experience with high-tech operations to Cobalt.  Brown has most recently served as Vice President of Sales for Savvis, the $1.5 billion cloud infrastructure and hosted technology services division of CenturyLink.  Before joining Savvis, Brown was the Vice President of Sales for the Americas in VeriSign’s authentication solutions business unit.  Throughout his career, he has held various leadership positions at Equinix, iPass and CompuServe, and developed an impressive reputation for building, scaling and restoring growth to technology sales organizations.

“Attracting someone of Jeff’s caliber to Cobalt is enormous validation for our business model,” said Philip Lamb, Cobalt Board Member.  “His experience and track record are exactly what Cobalt needs to ignite our growth and meet the growing demand for datacenter alternatives in Las Vegas.  We wish Mike well in his future endeavors and look forward to helping Jeff build Cobalt into an industry leader.”

In 2006, Brown also led a buyout of Equinix’s Honolulu datacenter business to form DRFortress, Hawaii’s premier colocation and cloud service provider.  He served as the company’s original CEO, raising more than $15 million and building the foundation for the largest datacenter operator in the state today.  Brown continues to serve on the company’s board of directors.

“Jeff’s industry insight and strategic guidance helped build DRFortress into the most reputable datacenter operator in all of Hawaii,” said Steve Lee, Managing Director at The Bank Street Group.  ”It will be exciting to watch him do it again in the fast growing Vegas market.  He’s got a great facility, an experienced staff and escalating demand.”

Brown earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Chicago and graduated from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University with a Master of Business Administration degree.  Brown also completed the Executive Program in Strategic Sales Management at the Chicago Booth School of Business.

About Cobalt Data Centers

Cobalt Data Centers is a datacenter development and operating company based in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Cobalt Data Centers specializes in secure, high?density and network?rich colocation delivered with exceptional customer service.  Cobalt Cheyenne is the company’s flagship datacenter and the newest enterprise-grade facility in Las Vegas, a city and region known for robust connectivity and low instance of natural hazards.  Its executives are experienced in all aspects of datacenter construction and management.  For more information, visit

Source: Cobalt Data Center Names Jeff Brown President

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