Amazon to Launch Web Hosting Services in Germany – 11/13/2014

Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday said it would launch web hosting services in Germany, pushing deeper into a country that has been openly hostile to U.S. Internet firms.

The web retailer and other American Internet companies face mounting pressure from German regulators and privacy advocates to conduct more business locally. But Amazon’s move also highlights a trend largely . . . → Read More: Amazon to Launch Web Hosting Services in Germany – 11/13/2014

New Managed WordPress Web Hosting Service in Europe – 11/13/2012

Lightning Base has opened to new clients its WordPress hosting service in Frankfurt, Germany, This location uses the same highly available configuration on which Lightning Base’s US location currently runs and offers clients faster connections to Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Western Asia. Combined with Lightning Base’s global CDN, this will enhance the WordPress host’s . . . → Read More: New Managed WordPress Web Hosting Service in Europe – 11/13/2012

New Cloud Hosting Locations – 02/09/2012

Leading cloud hosting services provider, VPS.NET, has announced plans to expand its service offerings to 13 separate locations around the world. With six existing data centers, located in Asia, United Kingdom and the United States, VPS.NET will be expanding to a total of 13 separate locations by April 1st, 2012. New locations include a second location . . . → Read More: New Cloud Hosting Locations – 02/09/2012

Oakley Capital to acquire German web hosting firm – 11/24/2011

Private equity fund Oakley Capital Investments has agreed to acquire a 51% stake in the business currently conducted by intergenia, a Germany-based web hosting company.

Intergenia focuses on managed, cloud and dedicated hosting and the group owns two data centres in Strasbourg (France) and St Louis (US).

As part of the transaction, the company will be providing EUR10m . . . → Read More: Oakley Capital to acquire German web hosting firm – 11/24/2011

Web Hoster Hetzner Left Customer Data Accessible – 10/09/2011

Hetzner Online AG, one of Germany’s largest web hosting providers, left online customer data openly accessible, including bank data, police correspondence and passwords to servers, Spiegel reported, citing data samples it acquired.

Some of the data wasn’t encrypted on Hetzner’s computers, the magazine said. The company’s customers include Sony Corp. (6758), web-based book retailer Buch.de Internetstores AG . . . → Read More: Web Hoster Hetzner Left Customer Data Accessible – 10/09/2011

Hosting Company Provider Launches Local Programs for UK and Germany – 07/22/2011

ResellerClub, the 4th largest global Web Hosting Provider and Domain Registrar recently made its customized UK and German programs live.

These new programs focus on making it extremely convenient for Resellers to use ResellerClub’s platform. With the UK and German programs, resellers now have the ability to transact in local currencies (Pounds, Euros), use interfaces translated into . . . → Read More: Hosting Company Provider Launches Local Programs for UK and Germany – 07/22/2011

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