Web Hosting

A web hosting service is a type of hosting service where individuals and companies can store their websites to make them available for website visitors on the internet. Webhosting companies are organizations that provide computing resources (CPU power, storage, internet connectivity and for example backup/restore procedures) to individuals and companies. In this category you find our news articles about Web Hosting.

Expert Blog: 8 Questions to Ask When Selecting Web Hosting for Healthcare

Choosing a web hosting provider for a healthcare business is a challenging task. Today, for any healthcare business trying to target growth and establish a position in the market, it isn’t enough to simply have a functioning web application. Not only do you need a reliable web hosting provider that ensures optimal functioning, but you also need one that ensures adequate security and compliance to regulatory norms that healthcare data entails. Read the Expert Blog by Rahul Varshneya, co-founder and president of Arkenea.

Internet Grows to 370.7 Million Domain Name Registrations

The third quarter of 2020 closed with 370.7 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of 0.6 million domain name registrations.

Endurance Acquired by Clearlake Capital Group for $3 Billion

Endurance, the company that operates web hosting brands such as Bluehost, HostGator, Domain.com and others, has been acquired by Clearlake Capital Group. Clearlake will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Endurance for $9.50 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at approximately $3.0 billion including outstanding indebtedness.

HostPapa Buys Canada-based Web Hosting Company, Korax

Canadian web hosting and cloud services provider HostPapa has acquired another web hosting company from Canada, Korax Inc. Korax is a privately-owned Canadian corporation operating since 1997. It offers web hosting and email services to small and medium businesses across Canada.

Techone Buys Dutch Web Hosting Providers Mijnserver and Domeinwinkel

Next to TWS, there’s another investment and IT services provider from the Netherlands buying Dutch web hosting providers, Techone. It had already acquired Protagonist an now it has bought the companies Mijnserver and Domeinwinkel.

HostPapa Continues Its Expansion into the U.S. with Canvas Host Acquisition

HostPapa from Canada has acquired yet another web hosting company. Canvas Host is based in Portland, Oregon, and has been providing comprehensive domain registration, email, web hosting, reseller hosting, and dedicated servers for personal, business, and non-profit needs.

Namecheap Adds New Bitcoin Payment Option Via BTCPay

Namecheap has added new Bitcoin payment support through BTCPay. With BTCPay, Namecheap customers can now add any amount of money - up to $100,000 - to their Namecheap web hosting account balance to use for payments.

Web Hosting Canada Buys Domain Name Registrar Sibername

Sibername, an Ottawa-based domain name registrar and cloud services provider, has been acquired by Web Hosting Canada (WHC). Financial terms of this acquisition were not disclosed.

TWS Acquires Another Web Hosting Company, Vevida

After acquiring a variety of web hosting companies this year, mainly from the Netherlands, Total Webhosting Solutions (TWS) has acquired yet another web hosting company from the Netherlands. This his time they’ve bought Vevida - located in Groningen and founded in 1997.

Loopia Selects EcoDataCenter from Sweden for Sustainable Data Center Services

Loopia, one of the largest players within web hosting services in the Nordics, has decided to move their systems operations to EcoDataCenter’s facility in Falun, Sweden. The data center in Falun is built entirely out of wood and powered 100% by renewable energy sources.

The Internet Grows to 370.1 Million Domain Name Registrations

The second quarter of 2020 closed with 370.1 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), according to VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN). It means an increase of 3.3 million domain name registrations, or 0.9 percent, compared to the first quarter of 2020.