06/20/2006 Hosting Industry News Briefing

Here’s your hosting industry briefing for 06/20/2006

Vitalstream Approved for NASDAQ

Vitalstream, a company specializing in audio and video streaming technology, announced on that they have been approved for listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market. The company’s stock will be traded under the symbol “VSTH” and will become available on June 21st.

“The approval of our stock for listing on NASDAQ is a significant strategic milestone in VitalStream’s progress and development as a publicly traded company,” says Jack Waterman, chairman and CEO of VitalStream.

Vitalstream’s stock is currently being traded on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol “VSHI.”

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ColoSpace Opens New Data Center

ColoSpace, a provider of colocation and managed services, announced that they have opened a brand new data center in Bedford, New Hampshire. This brings the total amount of data centers for the company up to six.

“The Bedford facility compliments our Manchester, New Hampshire data center,” says Wayne Sawchuk, CEO of ColoSpace. “We are nearing capacity in the Manchester data center and now have a second option for our customers similar to the Massachusetts facilities.”

According to the company, “The Bedford data center enables organizations to purchase a high speed blended bandwidth option within a Class A secure facility and is installed with OC48 Fiber from Verizon’s multiple cCentral offices, ATT and MCI. Replicating the recently opened ColoSpace Rockland, Massachusetts data center, Bedford will provide 4 amps per square foot of electricity to accommodate dense computing power in preparation of blade server technologies.”

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Ensim Release Ensim Pro X

Ensim, a provider of automation software for web hosting, launched its latest control panel, Ensim Pro X on Monday. Three major operating systems will be supported, including Windows 2003, Fedora Core IV and CentOS 4.3, a first in the industry.

“Ensim has always led the industry in control panel functionality, and Pro X is a major demonstration of that leadership for both Windows and Linux offerings,” says Francois Depayras, director of marketing at Ensim. “We are committed to helping our customers in the Web hosting industry achieve the greatest possible competitive advantages with our technology and tools.”

The new control panel will offer 50 new features and is available for purchase directly from Ensim, or from EV1 Servers and Affinity Internet.

Related Resource Article:

WHI’s Guide to Site Control Panels

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Simplehost Adds Support for Macs

Simplehost, a hosting provider located in the United Kingdom, announced that they are now offering support for Mac users. Their staff has been trained by Apple to supply Mac customers with support and they will be using iMac hardware.

The technical support staff will now be able to assist Mac customers with common questions such as uploading site data using Fetch, or configuring their email accounts for Apple Mail.

The company was quick to add that they will still be supplying technical support for Windows users. This new support addition is to let Mac customers know that they won’t be discriminated against with the company. Simplehost has been in business since 1995.

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