Many Web Hosting Services Suffer Last Week Due to Service-Outages of Four Major Services

Last week was one of the nastiest week for web hosting services users of four big companies i.e. Azure Cloud hosting, Facebook, twitter, and Google talk. These services faced some serious outages of their services of web hosting customers.

Microsoft Azure compute services went down in Western Europe area for more than 2.5 hours that suffered many customers in the area. Spokesperson of Azure described the outage this way, “The recent Windows Azure service interruption in the Western Europe sub-region has been resolved. We apologies for any inconvenience this outage may have caused our customers. The duration of the service interruption was approximately 2.5 hours. Customers who have questions regarding this incident are encouraged to contact Customer Service and Support.”

Meanwhile, Twitter also faced a major services outage last week. Twitter was facing some browsing, SSL, and over limit technical issues in both United States, and United Kingdom on July 26, 2012. This issue lasted for few hours and later the twitter updated that now the services are normal and doing well.

Google talk went voiceless since the start of the day on July 26, 2012. There were thousands of twits on twitter from different clients that used the services of G-talk. Google talk team came forward at about 09:50 Hrs early in the morning with following update:

“We are continuing to investigate this issue. We will provide an update by 7/26/12 3:50 PM detailing when we expect to resolve the problem.”

Second update from G-talk came out at about 11:25 Hrs reading:

“The problem with Google Talk should be resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and continued support. Please rest assured that system reliability is a top priority at Google, and we are making continuous improvements to make our systems better. If you are still experiencing an issue, please contact us via the Google Help Center.” It was very messy day for web hosting and other customers who normally rely on the services of Facebook, G-talk, Azure, and twitter. updates its site everyday. Visit us for more news from the web hosting world.

Drupal Hosting Review

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2012 (TCWH) published the Drupal Hosting Review & Rating 2012 based on the Drupal hosting compatibility, technology, features, performance, reliability, technical support and price, rated by the TCWH editors’ real Drupal hosting experience and the 1133 real Drupal hosting customer reviews.

The Drupal hosting review is completely based on their own real Drupal hosting experience with the Drupal hosts for 3 months at least. In the past 2 years, they had reviewed approximately 50 Drupal specific web hosts based on the following checkpoints mainly:

1) Drupal hosting compatibility: the web hosting supported PHP/MySQL version, PHP memory limit configuration.
2) Drupal hosting security: run PHP as PHP for increased Drupal hosting security.
3) Drupal hosting uptime: over 99.9%.
4) Drupal hosting speed: page loading times that shall average less than 2 seconds.
5) Drupal hosting usability: the support of 1-Click Drupal installation and upgrade.
6) Drupal hosting support: the knowledge and experience for Drupal hosting specific technical support.

Based on the Drupal hosting review standards and the 1133 Drupal hosting reviews received from real customers, TCWH had come out of a list of top 5 Drupal hosting including BlueHost, InMotion hosting, WebHostingHub, HostMonster and GreenGeeks that these providers are far exceeded the other providers in the Drupal hosting review. Even BlueHost, InMotion Hosting and GreenGeeks are recommended as the best Drupal hosting providers by updates its site everyday. Visit us for more news from the web hosting world.

Canadian Web Hosting Launches Dedicated IP Addresses for Its Customers

A leading web hosting company, Canadian Web Hosing has recently announced that it has planned to release unique, dedicated IP addresses for the SEO Web Hosting customers. These IP addresses will be based in all major Canadian states including Vancouver, BC and Toronto, ON and will be available to all new and current web hosting customers. Canadian web hosting is hoping to improve its ROI by providing increased access to a wide pool of IP space. They also believe that this move will offer enhanced brand building and increased online visibility at a fraction of the cost.

“IP diversification is one of the easiest ways to increase search engine visibility of your website,” said Kevin Liang, SEO expert at Canadian Web Hosting. “With the addition of these new IP ranges, Canadian Web Hosting is able to give our customers a significant advantage in building an online presence, and when you combine this with our 100% guaranteed uptime, 24/7 support and state of the art web hosting infrastructure, our customers are able to compete at the highest levels and improve their SEO strategies.”

“With these new IP ranges, customers can continue to host their own network of sites and utilize multiple IP hosting for faster link indexing and creating a network of different, but related, websites on different IP ranges that link back to the target site. These new IP’s can be used with Canadian Web Hosting’s recently launched CA Cloud servers, as well as all virtual private servers (VPS), and Dedicated Servers. Each new server deployment comes with two dedicated IP addresses and additional IP’s can be assigned upon request for $2.00 per IP. Customers can also benefit from free server setup and configuration, and when needed, most web sites can be migrated at no extra cost.” updates its site everyday. Visit us for more news from the web hosting world.

‘Advanced Web Hosting’ Moves its Data Center to Virginia

Web hosting provider ‘Advanced Web hosting’ recently announced that it has upgrades its infrastructure by colocation to a new data center in Northern Virginia

This move is as a result of the shutdown of SoftLayer‘s HOU01 data center which was housing Advanced Web Hosting for over 10 years. Advanced web hosting managed to go through with the migration while retaining the ability to offer best services and also within a short time.

Even though the company had been planning to upgrade its services, the shutting down of the SoftLayer data center sped up the process considerably.

The Advanced Web team acquired new Dell R310 and R610 servers that were placed in Equinix’s Ashburn, Virginia data center.

“The most difficult part of this process was the timeframe that was thrust upon us. This unexpected move came during a period when we were already inundated with large projects and had little spare time to squeeze from our technical staff,” said Brad Caricofe, Advanced Web director of operations. “Our operating principles had already given us the capability to recover our systems from massive catastrophe, such as losing a data center to fire or weather-related events, within 24 hours. We applied some of what we’d learned in the past while planning for the unknown, to ensure that we could move everything within the requested amount of time.”

The company said its existing disaster recovery planning protocols also assisted with its ability to migrate customer data quickly. Advanced Web said its clients now benefit from a faster and more stable network, and greater systems redundancy.

Though Caricofe admits the company “spent far more money than we intended to with our planned upgrade in 2013,” it is “extremely happy with the results.” updates its site everyday. Visit us for more news from the web hosting world

Netwise Hosting Launches a Promising New Product to Ease Colocation Deployment

Netwise Hosting recently announced the official launch of their new approach to colocation pricing with Colocation Calculator. This calculator is a real time quotation service and Netwise’s website can get on the spot pricing information for the server colocation deployments. This new system is expected to become a valuable resource for clients who are looking for such services.

This unique system uses slider base interface which generates quotes based on Rack Space, Power, Connectivity, and other extra options. This then helps you build a live quotation right from the browser.

Managing Director, Matthew Butt gave comment on the company’s new Colocation Calculator;”We built this system with the end-user in mind. We know that not everyone wants to start lengthy discussions with a host from day one – sometimes they just want some pricing to get the ball rolling. Our customers have always enjoyed our pricing transparency, and we hope this helps further solidify our position as the data centre to watch in the coming months and years. Not only are we routinely one of the highest-value colocators in the industry, we are also supremely upfront with our pricing – something missing in today’s market.”

Netwise Hosting are planning to develop this idea further in the very near future, with additional features that Senior Manager, Matt Seaton hopes will become a widely used set of tools on the net.

“We have a trademarked service coming soon called Power Tools that will extend this system even further, with the ability to estimate power usage very accurately based on a range of popular hardware sets. Soon after, we hope to include a comparison service, whereby our live quotes are pitched against key competitors to give users a tangible idea of how well we are placed within the market. We are undoubtedly the only data centre in the world pushing these ideas forward, and hope that this brings us a great deal of success in the future.” updates its site everyday. Visit us for more news from the web hosting world.

NETEL CLOUD- Netelligent‘s New Web Hosting Service Hits the Market

Netelligent, a well know web hosting provider recently announced that it has launched a new line of next generation web hosting services NETEL CLOUD. This service is aimed to offer fully scalable and secure hosting for all kind of businesses. Netelligent is targeting resellers to offer their own cloud hosting services.

NETEL CLOUD is a sophisticated service which implements XEN virtualization technology. This technology offers redundancy to improve the uptime and also reduces pressure points like individual hard drive failures or power outages. This service also offers complete flexibility for each cloud application thereby enabling the clients to change the resource requirements as per needs.

The cost of this service is reported to be based on its type. The service level ranges from basic, entry-level solutions to high-end, complex hosting environments for businesses with mission-critical hosting needs. Also the customers are free to choose Linux or windows platform and also different control panels namely, cPanel, Direct Admin, or Plesk.

“Cloud Hosting remains the most significant technological advancement to Internet infrastructure in the past decade,” said Maxime M. Boutin, director of sales and marketing for Netelligent Hosting. “Our NETEL CLOUD technology offers exceptional power and flexibility, and is backed by our outstanding, award-winning customer support department.” updates its site everyday. Visit us for more news from the web hosting world.


SoftLayer Launches Private Cloud Solutions for Deployment

SoftLayer, a web service provider recently announced that it has launched its SoftLayer Private Clouds solution. This solution is designed to service and configure full private cloud deployments on demand. This news comes after a week after SoftLayer’s announcement of it retiring from the CloudLayer storage services.

SoftLayer’s first Private Clouds solution is built on Citrix CloudPlatform, powered by Apache CloudStack. It is reported that the deployments are scalable, secure and influence the company’s infrastructure.

“For some time our customers have used our portfolio of dedicated servers, network resources, and virtualization options to build their own private clouds. Now, with SoftLayer Private Clouds, instead of starting at square one, you begin with a pre-configured can start with your cloud ready for whatever you want to do with it,” said Duke Skarda, chief technology officer for SoftLayer. “We’ve built our Private Clouds solution out of our experience creating and managing our own cloud, and our unique capabilities in automating sophisticated deployments. At the push of a button you have a dedicated cloud at your command, with full access and control over every aspect, and the ability to scale infinitely, on demand.”

SoftLayer Private Clouds customizes the services based on the client’s requirement. The clients are free to choose the number of servers as well as the resources for these servers .SoftLayer also provisions the clients hosts automatically with cloud’s management server. It installs the management system, registers the client hosts with the management server, and completes network configuration and resource management tasks in less than two hours. Other features of SoftLayer include on-demand scalability, full management access and control, seamless global deployment. updates its site everyday. Visit us for more news from the web hosting world.


Inerol Solutions’ New Web Package, Receives Great Reviews by Web Host Industry Review (WHIR)

Web Host Industry Review (WHIR),a leading and respected online magazine which offers web hosting service directory has recently green signaled Inerol Solutions’ new SuperHero Powered Web Hosting Package,  calling it one of its ‘Hottest Hosts’ for 2012.

This came as a reaction to the news according to WHIR which reported that Inerol Solutions SuperHero Powered hosting package received high marks as one of the best web hosting services not only for its reliability but also for its long list of satisfied clients which has hit thousands and still growing.

Inerol Solutions President and CEO, Robert Nikic, commented, “At Inerol Solutions, client satisfaction is at the core of our value structure as a company. To receive such high praise from such an esteemed online publication in our industry for just that and for our clients’ continued belief in us is extremely gratifying.” Nikic continued, “The only reason we have reached this milestone is because of our clients’ belief in us. I would like to personally thank all of Inerol Solutions staff, who offers the SuperHero Powered Support our clients have come to rely on.”

Inerol Solutions’ SuperHero Powered Unlimited Hosting Package is a one of a kind service as it offers disk space and data a transfer without any restriction and enables its clients to enjoy the web hosting experience to the fullest. Also SuperHero Powered Unlimited Hosting customers receive a Free Domain Name, $100 in Google Adwords Credits, $25 in Yahoo!/Bing advertising, access to Inerol Solutions Free 4-Step Website Builder and over 150 one-click applications. updates its site everyday. Visit us for more news from the web hosting world.

EMC Acquires Watch4net to Broaden their Prospects in the Industry

EMC, a company specializing in hardware has recently acquired Montreal based Watch4net.They are a provider of superior performance management software. It specializes in providing real-time, historical and projected visibility into the performance of the network, data centers and cloud infrastructures.

“One of the reasons Watch4net is a good fit for EMC is that we’re focused across domains: across network, compute and storage,” Ken MacDonald, senior director of marketing for EMC’s Information Management Group, told eWEEK. “EMC already has the ability to monitor performance to Watch4net, and then provide the correlation and root-cause analysis and service assurance capabilities that the ITOI suite provides.

“Both products have the ability to reach across the three domains and also across the physical and virtual environments [within the data center].”

Watch4net provides many VMware environments include something called a vSwitch, a virtual switch, “which in some ways becomes a bit of a blind spot for the VM [virtual machine] administrator,” MacDonald said.

“It’s tough for them to really understand if the connections are being maintained within the virtual switch. One of the important features of the ITOI (which includes Watch4net) is the ability to monitor the virtual switch and include that as part of our correlation and root-cause analysis capabilities,” MacDonald said.

Watch4net CEO Michel Foix and most of his 70-person team will be retained and will report to Jay Mastaj, senior vice president and general manager of EMC’s Infrastructure Management Group. updates its site everyday. Visit us for more news from the web hosting world Releases VPS, Dedicated & Cloud Hosting Providers is one of the best resources for web hosting reviews and information about related industry topics and opportunities. Started by industry professionals who have been involved in web hosting and related fields since the last 1990s, Web Host Ranking provides detailed, first-hand knowledge, experience, and help about topics ranging from creating a WordPress blog to dedicated server hosting and much more. The Web Host Ranking team is excited to announce the latest expansion of the site to include information and reviews on VPS (Virtual Private Server) hosting, dedicated servers, and cloud hosting services.

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