Rackshack had a large transformer explode and start a fire today. Amazingly, given the pictures of the fire they seem to have prevented it from affecting their network performance which, at least for rackshack's own site, is no different from any other day.
Posted by Mike Prettejohn in Hosting
Sprint Sells DellHost to Vericenter
22 Dec 2003 Hosting
Sprint has sold its DellHost unit to Vericenter, DellHost customers were told Monday. DellHost is home to 21K active sites and 34K hostnames, housed on about 1,500 IP addresses. Vericenter, a Houston-based provider of managed hosting and colocation, had...
Sun Discontinuing Cobalt Linux Servers
19 Dec 2003 Around the Net, Hosting
Sun Microsystems is phasing out Cobalt, the line of Linux-based hosting appliances it purchased for $2 billion at the height of the Internet boom. Sun has set an end-of-life date of Feb. 19 for its last remaining Cobalt product, the RaQ 550 server, but...
U.S. Grants Trademark for Private Label Reseller
17 Dec 2003 Hosting
An affiliate of MCHost has trademarked the term "private label reseller plans" and is contacting hosting providers who use the phrase in their marketing. The application by SeekAmerica Networks, an affiliate of MCHost, was approved by the U.S. Patent and...