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Hystax Acura Live Migration to Alibaba Cloud Now Globally Available

Hystax has announced global availability of ‘Hystax Acura Live Migration to Alibaba Cloud’ - an automated solution to bring business applications to Alibaba Cloud with consistent background replication and instant launch of workloads on a target site.

“2019 Will Be a Challenging and Uncertain Year Around the World”

“The world is changing at a faster pace today than ever before,” stated Equinix CEO Charles Meyers in his latest blog post. “Looking at the road ahead, it seems clear that 2019 will be a challenging and uncertain year around the world.”

Cloud Workspace Provider CloudJumper Partners With TNG to Expand Reach in Canada

CloudJumper, a provider of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Workspace as a Service (WaaS) and Desktop as a Service (DaaS) solutions, expects accelerated growth throughout Canada by partnering with IT solution provider TNG.

Mphasis Stelligent Achieves 100% Certification on AWS Cloud

Mphasis Stelligent, a technology services company specializing in DevOps automation on Amazon Web Services (AWS cloud), has announced that all its 60+ employees in the company have achieved certification on the AWS cloud platform.

Managed Hosting Company C3 Acquires ISP EtherneXt

Cloud Computing Concepts (C3) has acquired EtherneXt. Founded in 2002, EtherneXt has been providing Internet connectivity, colocation, and managed services to a diverse base of customers throughout North America.

Cybersecurity Company Illumio Unveils Its Supercluster Technology

Illumio has announced full availability of its PCE Supercluster - designed for enterprise-scale real-time application dependency mapping and micro-segmentation deployments.

Cloud Provider LayerStack Expands Into the US

LayerStack, a cloud solutions provider headquartered in Hong Kong, with multiple data centers in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Japan, has launched a data center in Los Angeles (LA-01). LA-01 marks LayerStack’s first facility in the United States.

Cloudera, Hortonworks Complete $5.2 Billion Merger

A little more than three months ago, Cloudera and Hortonworks announced that they had an agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. Now the merger has been completed.

Top-12 Most Interesting Acquisitions in 2nd Half of 2018 #HJpicks

This week our editors provide you with a Top-12 list of the most interesting news items on the latest mergers and acquisitions within the global cloud, hosting and data center market.

Five SOC 2 Cloud Compliance Lessons to Learn From NDNB

According to auditing firm NDNB, there are five essential things that service organizations need to know now about becoming SOC 2 compliant when using AWS’ cloud services.

Let’s Encrypt Expects 215 Million Websites To Be Using Their tls Certificate in 2019

More than 150 million domains are now using Let's Encrypt's tls certificates. As Let's Encrypt is expecting significant further growth in 2019, it would be likely to expect a growth this year up to 215 million fully qualified domains.

ServerLIFT Donates Server Handling Lift to University of Alaska

ServerLIFT, a global provider of data center solutions, has donated a brand new server handling lift – an SL-500C ServerLIFT - to the University of Alaska. The server handling lift is donated to the University of Alaska to improve safety and efficiency in the university’s data center.

Global Cloud #Gaming Market Will Reach $6,9 Billion By 2026, According to Zion Market...

The global cloud gaming market was valued at approximately $802 million in 2017 and is expected to generate revenue of around $6,944 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of around 27.2% between 2018 and 2026, according to a new report published by Zion Market Research.

HostDime Expects to Complete ‘Tier 4’ Data Center in Central Florida in 2019

HostDime, a global hosting provider offering an array of cloud solutions which include managed services for dedicated servers, VPS (Virtual Private Servers) and colocation, has outgrown their current data center in Orlando. The company now expects to complete their new data center build in Orlando, a 7-story building, somewhere in 2019.