United Internet Acquires German Hosting Provider Strato

Brought to You by The WHIR United Internet AG has reached an agreement to acquire Berlin-based web host Strato AG from Deutsche Telekom, according to a Thursday announcement. United Internet will purchase 100 percent of Strato’s shares for approximately €600 million ($629 million), or just under 12.4 times the hosting […]

Bitcoin’s Rally Crushed Every Other Currency in 2016. Here’s Why

(Bloomberg) — Bitcoin, that nebulous digital currency that trades in cyberspace and is “mined” by code-cracking computers, emerged as a better bet this year than every major foreign-exchange trade, stock index and commodity contract. The electronic coin that trades and is regulated like oil and gold surged 79 percent since the […]

TSO Logic: Cloud Migration Offers Instant Savings

Brought to You by The WHIR Nearly half (45 percent) of on-premise virtualized operating system instances could run more economically in the cloud, for a 43 percent annual savings, according to research released this week by infrastructure optimization company TSO Logic. The research makes starkly clear the cost of legacy hardware, […]