Managed WordPress Provider WP Engine Acquires Flywheel

WP Engine, a global managed WordPress hosting company posting an annual recurring revenue of $132 million at a growth rate of more than 30 percent, has acquired Omaha, Nebraska-based managed WordPress hosting company, Flywheel. Combined, WP Engine and Flywheel will now serve more than 120,000 brands and agencies in 150 countries while counting nearly 900 employees across seven offices globally. Flywheel was founded in 2012 by Dusty Davidson, Tony Noecker and Rick Knudtson, all of…

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DreamHost Adds Staging Environments to Its Managed WordPress Solution

John Robison, DreamHost’s Director of Product, Managed WordPress. Global Webhosting provider DreamHost has released the latest version of its ‘DreamPress’ managed WordPress platform. In addition to a variety of under-the-hood performance improvements, DreamHost’s DreamPress managed WordPress packages now include access to an isolated website staging environment. DreamPress’ staging environment is a private WordPress installation that allows WordPress designers, developers, and content creators to “safely” preview their website changes and additions before copying those alterations live…

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International Hosting Company WorldStream Achieves PCI DSS Certification

WorldStream, an international IaaS hosting provider experiencing more than 40% year-over-year growth for 5 years in a row now, has announced its achievement of compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) version 3.2. Designed to minimize the exposure of credit card data to risk of fraud or compromise, the PCI DSS certification being achieved is important for WorldStream to have as their webshop hosting clients are asking for payment security level guarantees.…

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DigiState expands its activities to Lithuania

DigiState, provider of web hosting and managed services with customers throughout Europe, opens an office in Vilnius to expand its activities to Lithuania. DigiState focuses on offering its e-commerce specialization here. In the current hosting market of Lithuania, there is still room in this specific market segment. DigiState has been offering a wide range of hosting services for more than 10 years, including web hosting, managed services and security. DigiState’s main focus is on e-commerce…

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Why is IPv6 faster?

Guest Blog I’ve written several blogs about how IPv6 is faster, and how that results in higher Google search rankings, and that’s good for sales. My presentation at NANOG76 went into it at some depth. The question everyone asks: Why is IPv6 faster? I don’t know. So let’s look at some measurements. This is from APNIC data, using the ten largest mobile carriers in the world, where I know what transition mechanism they’re using. There…

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Flexential Helping Organizations Optimize Their Journey of IT Transformation

Website Hosting Review interview with Chris Downie, the Chief Executive Officer, Board Member at Flexential By Managing Editor Ilissa Miller Flexential offers flexible and essential services that help organizations optimize their journey of IT transformation while simultaneously balancing cost, scalability, compliance and security. The company is committed to building trusted relationships and delivering tailored solutions that suit the individual needs of its customers. Flexential is deeply invested in the success of its customers, who trust…

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Leaseweb Deploys Infinera Groove to Interconnect Its Data Centers in North America

Dedicated server and cloud hosting services provider Leaseweb has successfully completed its implementation of the Infinera Groove G30 Network Disaggregation Platform interconnecting Leaseweb’s data centers in North America. Website Hosting Review/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Leaseweb-Bart-van-der-Sloot-150×150.jpg 150w, https://Website Hosting Review/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Leaseweb-Bart-van-der-Sloot-300×300.jpg 300w” sizes=”(max-width: 250px) 100vw, 250px”>“The Infinera Groove provides the high reliability, flexibility, and security our data centers need,” said Bart van der Sloot, Leaseweb Network Managing Director. The Infinera Groove would enable Leaseweb to cost-efficiently scale optical interconnect capacity between…

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Starline Introduces Ceph, iSCSI and NVMe In One Scale-Out SAN Solution

Starline Computer GmbH, a provider of virtualization and storage solutions including SAN (Storage Area Network), RAID systems and controllers, NAS (Network Attached Storage), IP storage and servers, has introduced PetaSAN – an open source-based software allowing management of unlimited scalable software defined storage as an iSCSI cluster with cloud connection. With Starline’s PetaSAN software solution, complicated administration and time-consuming reinstallation of many components for better integration with the Ceph environment would be a thing of…

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US-based Hivelocity Expands Presence Into Europe, Now Offers Bare Metal Servers in Frankfurt

Hivelocity, a provider of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) hosting solutions, has announced the availability of its bare-metal “edge compute” dedicated servers in Frankfurt, Germany. Hivelocity’s new data center presence in Frankfurt joins US locations in Dallas, New York City, Los Angeles, Tampa, Miami, Atlanta and Seattle. Frankfurt is the first in a line of several new European and APAC markets for Hivelocity. Website Hosting Review/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Hivelocity-Ben-Linton-150×150.jpeg 150w, https://Website Hosting Review/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Hivelocity-Ben-Linton-300×300.jpeg 300w, https://Website Hosting Review/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Hivelocity-Ben-Linton-768×768.jpeg 768w” sizes=”(max-width: 250px) 100vw, 250px”>“By…

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CoolIT Systems Showcases Newest Data Center Liquid Cooling Solutions at ISC 2019

CoolIT Systems (CoolIT), a global provider of OEM Server liquid cooling solutions, is exhibiting this week at the annual ISC High Performance (ISC19) event in Frankfurt, Germany, from June 17-19. At ISC High Performance 2019, CoolIT showcases its latest Rack DLC solutions for HPC, Cloud and AI data centers and servers. During ISC 2019, CoolIT will showcase liquid-enabled servers from Intel, Dell EMC, Cray, Gigabyte and HPE at booth G-741. The CoolIT OEM solutions being…

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