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GODADDY ACQUIRES (mt) MEDIA TEMPLE

One of the biggest domain registrar GoDaddy has acquired (mt) Media Temple a Los Angeles-based Web hosting and cloud services company. Though (mt) Media Temple is acquired, both companies will work independently and according to (mt) there will be no impact on their existing clients. Part of the reason for this, GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving …

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Endurance International Group (EIG) To Purchase Directi for $100-$110 Million

An SEC filing is confirming the acquisition of Directi by EIG. The deal is expected to be closed in Q4 of 2013 for $100-$110 million cash, or a combination of cash and stock at the election of the seller. Link to the SEC Filing Once the deal goes through Endurance would also get Radix Registry …

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Google Checkout will be discontinued on November 20, 2013

If you are using Google Checkout for your business, you may have received a notification from Google Checkout team stating that they will discontinue Google Checkout as on November 20, 2013. Who will be affected by this: Merchants selling digital goods may transition to Google Wallet for digital goods. Merchants selling through Google-hosted marketplaces (e.g. …

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IBM to acquire SoftLayer

IBM has announced the intent to acquire SoftLayer, a leading provider of cloud computing infrastructure—including dedicated servers, managed hosting and infrastructure as a service (IaaS)—headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with data centers and network points of presence in the United States, Asia and Europe. SoftLayer has built a unified platform with an innovative high-performance architecture and …

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Liberty Reserve Shut down – Founder Arrested

  Liberty Reserve has been shut down after U.S. and Costa Rican authorities arrested founder Arthur Budovsky Belanchuk in Spain. Central American newspaper The Tico Times reports that Budovsky was arrested Friday. Investigators say that Budovsky’s businesses in Costa Rica, including Liberty Reserve, were used to launder money for child pornography websites and drug trafficking. …

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Payza Acquires the AlertPay Platform

Recently Payza acquires the AlertPay Platform. On May 14, 2012, AlertPay accounts were migrated from AlertPay to Payza. You can access your money and use it the same way you always have. All of your information stays the same: – The same account (with your money in it)! – The same personal, business and financial information! – …

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RatePoint Accounts Permanently Closing on February 02, 2012

RatePoint Accounts Permanently Closing on February 02, 2012. Following is the notifications that sent out to their users: ————————————————————————– Important Message Regarding Discontinuation of RatePoint Services RatePoint customers, partners, and friends: As some of you may know, RatePoint’s assets and technologies are currently being acquired. Unfortunately this means that all RatePoint accounts will soon be …

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SoftLayer and The Planet Begin Merged Operations

Dallas—November 16, 2010—SoftLayer Technologies®, the innovative on-demand data center services provider, and The Planet® today began merged operations under the SoftLayer name. The transaction merging the companies was completed on November 9, creating the largest hosting services provider in the world. The new SoftLayer brings customers the full-range of infrastructure as a service from one …

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The Planet is now SoftLayer

GI Partners announced the completion of the merger of its portfolio companies SoftLayer Technologies, the innovative on-demand data services provider, and The Planet, the global leader in IT hosting. The merger creates the largest private hosting and cloud services provider in the world. Its 24,000 customers in 110 countries will be served by 13 facilities …

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LovingTech forum for Sale – BIG PROFITS TO BE MADE

Ryan (current administrator of LovingTech.net) wishes to step down as admin and therefore sell LovingTech. Forum has around 40000 posts and 5500 threads. There are 2000+ registered members in the forum. You can bid at Flippa: $1426 REV – 40,000 POSTS! Bespoke Webmaster / Tech Forums BIG PROFITS TO BE MADE More details about LovingTech: …

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cPanel for Windows – cPanel Enkompass

Update: Enkompass will reach to End Of Life in February 2014. For more details, refer our news on Enkompass EOL. cPanel, the leading Web hosting control panel software provider, has released their beta product Enkompass for Windows Server 2008. Enkompass installs on one IIS7 Server and reaches out to host web sites on multiple web servers, …

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SmarterMail 6.x released

Smartertools has released Smartermail 6.x with some new features. Smartermail is widely used mail server software in web hosting field. Some the features of Smartermail 6 are: – SmarterMail 6.x provides businesses and hosting environments with powerful enterprise-level features and collaboration tools, including: – Smartphone synchronization through Exchange ActiveSync, SyncML, and SmarterMail Sync technologies – …

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eNom Launches RichContent Website Service

ICANN accredited registrar, Enom Inc. announced, in a presentation at HostingCon, that it has launched its new RichContent service, a subscription service designed to provide website operators with article, blog and video content to supplement their existing site content. The service, available as a reseller service to resellers of eNom’s web hosting and domain registration …

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Yahoo GeoCities is closing on October 26, 2009

Yahoo GeoCities is closing on October 26, 2009. Today, I have received following email from them: —————————- Dear Yahoo! UK & Ireland GeoCities customer, We’re writing to let you know that Yahoo! UK & Ireland GeoCities, our free web site building service and community, is closing on October 26, 2009. We have enjoyed hosting web …

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