South America

German Web Host Intergenia Acquired by Oakley Capital

November 23, 2011 — Private equity fund Oakley Capital Investments announced on Wednesday that it will acquire a 51 precent stake in German web hosting provider intergenia AG. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany, intergenia operates the hosting brands PlusServer, serverloft and SERVER4YOU. Oakley Capital Investments has had a five-year history of investments within the hosting industry.n Read More

eleven Report Shows Close Correlation Between Spam and Countries of Origin

November 3, 2011 — IT security provider eleven announced on Thursday it has released a new report that shows a close correlation between spam topics and countries of origin. The report comes on the heels of another report eleven issued last month, which showed that spam has seen an 89 percent increase when compared to July. Read More

Web Host SharkTec Opens Sao Paulo Office

September 29, 2011 — Web hosting provider SharkTec Hosting announced on Thursday that it has completed construction of its office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This move marks the company’s first step into the South American market. Read More

UAE Data Center Firm Injazat Data Systems Names Chief Operating Officer

September 22, 2011 — United Arab Emirates data center operator Injazat Data Systems announced on Thursday it has appointed Antonio Antonuccio as its new chief operating officer. He has significant experience in strategy consulting and corporate transformation, as well as extensive exposure to the Middle Eastern markets. Read More

Cloud Host Terremark Opens NAP of Amsterdam Data Center

September 22, 2011 — Cloud hosting provider Terremark announced on Thursday it has opened the Network Access Point of Amsterdam, the company’s new European flagship data center. The move comes a couple of weeks after Terremark expanded its Sao Paulo, Brazil data center, the Network Access Pointdo Brasil. Read More

CWCS Hosting to Offer Offsite Backups with R1Soft Tools

September 16, 2011 — Backup software provider R1Soft announced this week that UK-based managed hosting provider CWCS Managed Hosting is using R1Soft’s CDP backup and disaster recovery technology to provide fully-managed and self-managed offsite backups. Read More

Web Host SoftLayer Unveils Australian Expansion Plans

September 15, 2011 — Web hosting provider SoftLayer is shopping for data centers in Australia, according to a report by IT News. The report says that SoftLayer CEO Lance Crosby confirmed that he is in talks to lease space from data center provider Digital Realty Trust. SoftLayer and Digital Realty Trust have worked together in the past. Last year, SoftLayer signed an agreement to lease data center and office space in Dallas, where SoftLayer has its headquarters. Read More

Cloud Host Terremark Expands Data Center in Brazil

September 1, 2011 — Cloud hosting provider Terremark Worldwide Terremark announced on Thursday it has expanded its Sao Paulo, Brazil data center, the Network Access Pointdo Brasil. The move comes a few months following the resignation of founder and CEO Manuel D. Medina, who was succeeded by Kerry Bailey, group president of enterprise cloud strategy and services for Verizon. Read More

Web Host Korea Server Hosting Offers R1Soft Backup and Recovery

August 31, 2011 — Web hosting provider Korea Server Hosting announced on Wednesday it has partnered with R1Softto offer its customers Continuous Data Protection data backup and recovery software. The move comes a few months after hosting providers Servers Australia, PTisp and NetRevenda deployed R1Soft CDP. Read More

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