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GoDaddy lauches cloud services tailored for small businesses

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Web hosting company GoDaddy has expanded its offering for small business customers to include Cloud Servers and Bitnami-powered Cloud Applications.

GoDaddy taps another ex-Microsoft exec for digital identity role

Lauren Antonoff, senior vice president of digital identity at GoDaddy

Internet domain registrar and cloud hosting provider GoDaddy has appointed Lauren Antonoff, a former long-time Microsoft employee, to head up the company’s digital identity division.

GoDaddy, Microsoft using cloud to attract SMBs

GoDaddy is using Office 365 to appeal to SMBs

GoDaddy in India will start offering small business customers Microsoft cloud services to help attract more SMBs to the domain register-turned-cloud provider’s platform.

GoDaddy gets cloud revamp with virtual private servers

GoDaddy has revamped its virtual private server and dedicated server offerings, which are being underpinned by OpenStack

GoDaddy is launching a virtual private server offering in self-managed, managed and fully-managed versions as well as dedicated server instances this week, part of the company’s plan to shift its hosting and domain name registration business over to cloud.

LeaseWeb intros CloudStack-based private cloud in Germany

LeaseWeb has deployed a CloudStack-based private cloud service in Germany

Hosting, cloud and colocation service provider LeaseWeb has expanded its presence in Germany with the launch of a CloudStack-based flat fee private cloud service. The platform, originally launched in the US last year, is hosted in its Tier III datacentre in Frankfurt. The move may be a sign CloudStack is still gaining traction among service providers at a time when industry marketeers seem laser focused on its open source rival OpenStack.

GoDaddy joins OpenStack to bolster cloud strategy

GoDaddy is the latest service provider to join the OpenStack Foundation

GoDaddy has officially joined the OpenStack Foundation as a sponsor, following rumours that swirled in January after the hosting and domain name manager posted an engineer job spec on LinkedIn. The move is intended to accelerate GoDaddy’s push into the cloud services sector.

Amazon, GoDaddy, Google, Leaseweb host half of all malware

Amazon, GoDaddy, LeaseWeb and Google's clouds host nearly half of the world's malware attacks

According to a recently published study on malware distribution, GoDaddy, Amazon, Google and Leaseweb host nearly half of all malware in the world. NTT Group Security, the organisation behind the study, said malware distributors are attracted to the cloud because of the speed with which they can mount their attacks.

GoDaddy’s new CIO to “take everything to the cloud”

Arne Josefsberg, executive vice president, chief infrastructure officer and chief information officer at GoDaddy

Internet domain registrar and cloud hosting provider GoDaddy announced the appointment of tech industry veteran Arne Josefsberg as its new executive vice president, chief infrastructure officer and chief information officer this week. Josefsberg told Business Cloud News that as the business expands further into the cloud and hosting business he plans to invest more in open source technologies as he shifts (eventually all of) the company’s internal systems over to the cloud.