hosting acquires Hostnet as hosting providers continue consolidation in Europe

The coronavirus pandemic has all but halted a lot of business activity, but today comes news of a deal that underscores how M&A is still happening in some sectors despite (not because of) everythi

Easy come, easy go: Daily Stormer briefly reappears on DreamHost before disappearing again

The Daily Stormer, a white supremacist website that has become a sort of football to be kicked around in the current controversy around hate speech, was briefly reinstated on DreamHost earlier today.

GoDaddy buys WordPress services startup WP Curve

Web-hosting firm GoDaddy is beefing up its services after it acquired WP Curve, a startup offering services and support for WordPress websites. The deal is undisclosed, but it will see NYSE-listed GoD

Flywheel raises $4M for its designer-focused WordPress hosting platform

WordPress sites make up a massive chunk of the Internet, so it’s no surprise there are also plenty of services that specialize in hosting them.¬†WordPress hosting and management service Flywheel

DigitalOcean Now Supports FreeBSD

DigitalOcean, the fast-growing cloud-hosting service, today announced that it now supports FreeBSD. This marks the first time the company offers developers the option to run a non-Linux operating syst

CloudFlare Adds SSL To All Customers In Advance Of Google’s Focus On Security

Google dancers have been in a tizzy recently after the company announced that secure websites will be ranked higher in listings, a move that has made a million SEO salespeople instant experts in SSL (

Flywheel Raises $1.2M For Its Designer-Centric WordPress Hosting Platform

The open-source WordPress software runs a huge chunk of all of the sites on the Internet, so it's no surprise that there's also a massive ecosystem that has sprung up around the platform. These days,

DigitalOcean Partners With CoreOS To Bring Large-Scale Cluster Deployments To Its Platform

Since its launch just a few years ago, DigitalOcean quickly made a name for itself as a hosting platform for affordable virtual servers. The company’s ambition goes far beyond hosting your WordP

Pantheon Raises $21.5M Series B Round To Expand Its Website Platform

Media Temple Expands Its WordPress Hosting Features With Backup Service And Git Integration

WordPress now powers more than 20% of websites, and¬†given this huge market, it’s no surprise that the number of specialized hosting services for WordPress sites also continues to grow. Media Te

Linode Invests $45M To Switch To SSDs, Double RAM

Thanks to new entrants like DigitalOcean, the competition in the hosting space has been heating up for the last few months and for the most part, it's the users who are reaping the benefits of this. I

Website Platform Pantheon Launches WordPress Support

<a target="_blank" href="">Pantheon</a> is one of the most popular website platforms for Drupal, but today, it's also expanding into hosting <a target="_blank" href="http://

Media Temple Launches Managed WordPress Hosting Service

Love it or hate it, but there's no denying that WordPress continues to be the de facto solution for building content-driven websites. Besides, a number of dedicated WordPress hosting sol

DigitalOcean Launches Its First Data Center In Asia, Prepares To Roll Out IPv6 Soon

DigitalOcean, the fast-growing SSD-based cloud hosting service, today announced the launch of its Singapore data center location. Hosted in Equinix's Singapore 2 data center, DigitalOcean's new locati

Linode Moves From Monthly To Metered Billing

When it comes to hosting, there are basically two billing models: pre-paid monthly (and sometimes annual) bills or metered billing. Most cloud computing platforms, including AWS, use metered billing a

WP Engine Raises $15M From North Bridge Growth Equity To Invest In Product Development, Accelerate Growth

WP Engine, one of the largest hosting companies that specialize in running WordPress sites, today announced that it has raised $15 million in funding from North Bridge Growth Equity. The company says

DigitalOcean Expands In Europe With New Amsterdam Data Center, Singapore Coming Next

<a target="_blank" href="">DigitalOcean</a>, the quickly growing <a target="_blank" href="">SSD-only</a> web hosting and cloud infrastructur

Flywheel Launches A Premium WordPress Hosting And Management Service For Designers

<a target="_blank" href="">Flywheel</a>, an Omaha, Neb.-based startup, is launching a new WordPress hosting and management service today that was built specifically for web desig

Fast-Growing Cloud Hosting Service Digital Ocean Raises $3.2M Seed Round Led By IA Ventures To Build Out Its Infrastructure

Digital Ocean, one of the fastest-growing cloud hosting services around, today announced that it has raised a $3.2 million seed round led by IA Ventures, with participation from CrunchFund and TechSta

DigitalOcean Wants To Challenge Amazon, Linode And Co. With Better Prices, Marketing And Focus On Simplicity

<a target="_blank" href="">DigitalOcean</a> is quickly becoming a household name in the web-hosting world. For <a target="_blank" href="
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