The global data center construction market accounted for $43.7 billion in 2017 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.2% during the forecast period 2018 – 2025, to account for $92.9 billion in 2025, according to a recent study published by ResearchAndMarkets.com. websitehostingreview.org sat down with Peter Hannaford, founder, and CEO of international data center recruitment firm Datacenter People, based in the UK, to discuss job role fulfillment in our industry. What are…"“Good Data Center Construction Project Managers Are Hard to Find”"
Spotinst has raised $35 million in new funding as part of a Series-B funding round led by Highland. All existing investors including Intel Capital, Vertex Ventures, and Leaders Fund have participated, to support further growth of Spotinst’s AI-based cloud workload management platform, Elastigroup. In March 2016, HostingJournalist.com already published an article on a funding round for this company. The Israeli startup has raised approximately $52 million since its launch. Spotinst is a machine learning-based IaaS…"Cloud Optimization Company Spotinst Raises $35 Million"
U.S. web hosting company InMotion Hosting has announced a partnership with Automattic – the provider of WordPress toolkit Jetpack – for InMotion Hosting’s Managed WordPress Hosting product line. Customers will automatically receive either Jetpack Personal or Jetpack Professional (at no extra cost, but depending on the hosting package being selected) when purchasing a Managed WordPress Hosting package from InMotion. The inclusion of Jetpack would provide InMotion Hosting customers more tools to design, promote, and increase…"InMotion Hosting Partners with JetPack Provider for Their #WordPress Hosting Solutions"
Penguin Computing, a global provider of high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI), as well as enterprise data center and cloud solutions, has announced the expansion of its global headquarters in Fremont, California. Penguin Computing’s expansion plans include a two-building campus with a new, “state-of-the art” production facility, along with the creation of both a benchmarking and innovation lab and a customer briefing center. These new headquarters are expected to open by the end of 2018. …"Penguin Computing Expands Its Global Headquarters and Innovation Lab Capacity"
At VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas, VMware has announced its acquisition of CloudHealth Technologies – a startup with over 3,000 global customers delivering a cloud operations platform across AWS Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. VMware would pay approximately $500 million for the Boston, Massachusetts-based startup. CloudHealth Technologies’ platform enables customers to help analyze and manage cloud cost, usage, security, and performance centrally for native public clouds. The transaction is expected to close in VMware’s fiscal Q3 2019,…"VMware Acquires Multi-Cloud Operations Platform, CloudHealth Technologies #vmworld #vmworld2018"
Open source-driven Software-Defined Storage provider Nexenta has announced the availability of NexentaStor 5.1.2, the newest version of Nexenta’s software-defined storage (SDS) for enterprise applications. Version 5.1.2 of Nexenta’s virtual deployed storage appliance would enable enterprises to expand their hyper-converged infrastructure and applications while providing ultimate workload flexibility. NexentaStor’s unified storage software solution, version 5.1.2, provides secured enterprise file services for hyper-converged appliance users as well as VMware users with traditional block only storage arrays without…"Nexenta Unveils Enhanced Software Defined Storage for Multi Cloud Environments"
At the OCP Regional Summit in Amsterdam, October 1 – 2, 2018, IHS Markit will present the findings of its European Data Center Energy Efficiency Study. The market information and analytics firm analyzed current and future state of data center efficiency in the European region, and how OCP (Open Compute Project) equipment plays a role. According to IHS Markit, data center operators are looking to OCP equipment to help them solve energy efficiency challenges, and…"IHS Markit To Share Its European Data Center Energy Efficiency Findings At #OCP Regional Summit 2018"
The acquisition agreement was signed about a week ago. In the next version of CloudLinux’s Imunify360 solution, releasing within the next few days, Revisium’s malware scanner will be the main website malware scanning engine. The new website malware scanning engine would improve Imunify360’s detection rates further and “dramatically” improve the speed of the scan, especially for servers with many websites, a typical feature of shared web hosting servers. In combination with the recently released Imunify360…"CloudLinux Acquires Automated Website Malware Cleanup Company, Revisium"
Former Cisco CEO John Chambers has joined cloud management provider Rubrik as a Board Advisor and personally invested in the company. During his 25-year tenure at Cisco, Chambers helped grow Cisco from $70 million to $47 billion when he stepped down as CEO in 2015. Now he has laid his eyes on cloud management company Rubrik. During his 25-year tenure at Cisco, John Chambers helped grow the company from $70 million to $47 billion when…"John Chambers Expects Cloud Management Company Rubrik to Become Multibillion Dollar Business"
At VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas (August 26 – 30), VMware has announced the launch of new innovations to its channel partner platform that would enable VMware Cloud Provider partners to capture the transition to multi-cloud and deliver new and differentiated services to their customers. The new VMware Cloud Provider Hub offers a centralized portal for channel partners to purchase, provision, and manage VMware Cloud infrastructure and operations services offerings for multi-cloud. The Cloud Provider…"VMware Expands Cloud Provider Platform to Help Channel Partners Monetize Multi-Cloud Opportunity #vmworld2018 #vmworld"