Unless you’ve been living the life of a hermit in some far off mountain cave, it can’t have escaped your attention that the last six months in US politics have been somewhat turbulent. The web hosting world has seen its fair share of developments in that time too, and the new year got off to an interesting start when Amazon banned alternative social media site, Parler, from hosting on its platform on 11th January.
With the web hosting market more crowded than ever, 20-year industry veteran HostColor has launched some exciting new kit to stay ahead of the competition. Its new line of bare-metal servers is being rolled out in data centers in New York, Miami, Chicago, Kansas City, Los Angeles, and Seattle. The equipment is based on 2nd and 3rd generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors, and we’re expecting big changes in terms of performance and capacity.
Drupal, the popular not-for-profit content management software, just found itself a brand new partner in the managed hosting platform, JetRails. The web host has more than two decades of industry experience and has established itself as a premium provider of fully managed hosting solutions. But what does this new partnership with Drupal mean for current and future users?
In December 2020, GoDaddy announced that it was buying payments processor, Poynt, for a cool $320 million in cash, plus an extra $45 million in deferred future payments. We’ve delved into the details of the deal to find out what such a large acquisition means for both current and future customers of the hosting behemoth.
ScalaHosting has made good on its promise to expand its network of server locations across the US with the grand opening of its Hawthorne data center in New York State. It’s partnered with TierPoint to get the site up and running, and we decided to find out what this means for you and what you can expect from this shiny new addition to its service.