Liquid Web Expands to Ann Arbor, Plans 75 New Hires

Web hosting provider Liquid Web announced last week that it has signed a lease on a 4,000-square-foot office space in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The office will be opened later this year with 20 employees, but Liquid Web plans to add up to 75 employees at this location over the next three to five years, ranging…

Microsoft Azure Boosts HPC Cloud Capabilities with GreenButton Acquisition

Microsoft is acquiring New Zealand-based cloud startup GreenButton, the company announced Thursday in a blog post. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. According to GreenButton’s website, it provides cloud solutions for compute-intensive applications. Its flagship product, called GreenButton Cloud Fabric, is designed for Enterprises and Software Vendors to access unlimited cloud computing…

.LONDON Begins Taking Local Domain Reservations

Applications are now being received by registrars for the new .LONDON domains, which are scheduled to come online in three months, making it one of the first cities in the world to launch its own domain name. Starting at 5pm GMT (12 noon EST) Tuesday, the Dot London registry officially opened its “London Priority Period”…

Cirrus Hosting Introduces Private Networking To Its Public Cloud Platform

Cirrus Hosting, a leading provider of VPS hosting,enterprise cloud hosting, and dedicated server hosting, will offer public cloud hosting clients the ability to build private virtual networks within the Cirrus Hosting cloud. Whereas deploying a private network would have previously involved the purchase of expensive dedicated switches or VLAN products, Cirrus Hosting’s cloud-based private network…