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Press Releases from iomart (28 total)

Cloud Hosting to aid Cloud Forests: iomart Hosting launches Racks 4 Acres Campai …

iomart Hosting, one of Europe’s leading providers of managed hosting and cloud computer services, is launching a campaign to sustain up to 1,000 acres of cloud rainforest in the Neblina Reserve in Ecuador. Through the ‘Racks 4 Acres’ initiative, in conjunction with Rainforest Concern and supported by Green IT magazine, iomart Hosting will sponsor an acre of cloud rainforest for every additional megawatt of power that is consumed from September this

£1.6M of managed cloud services contracts drive iomart Hosting’s Growth

iomart Hosting the managed hosting and cloud computing services company, is pleased to announce the recent signing of three new managed hosting contracts which are expected to generate total revenues of approximately £1.6m ($2.4M) over the next three years. These complex hosting contracts, with both public and private sector organisations, reflect the emerging and fast growing trend among companies to outsource all or part of their IT services to the cloud. Examples

iomart Hosting takes StreetSmart homeless appeal up into the Cloud

Managed hosting and data centre services provider iomart Hosting is backing the vital fund raising efforts of the UK homeless charity StreetSmart by becoming its official IT partner. StreetSmart, which asks diners in the nation’s top restaurants to give an extra £1 on top of their bill during the festive period, is the first UK Charity to have its website fully hosted and managed on iomart Hosting’s cloud platform. Phil

London School of Economics and Political Science selects iomart Hosting as first …

World renowned academic institution’s new website infrastructure managed by iomart hosting The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has taken the major step of outsourcing its presence on the internet. It believes it is the first higher education establishment in the UK to use an external provider to host its institutional website. Traditionally, universities have tended to keep their website in-house but with LSE implementing a new

iomart Hosting and Servecentric partnership secures US multinational client disa …

iomart Hosting, has secured a £200,000 ($328,000) contract from Servecentric in Ireland to provide the UK mainland Disaster Recovery facility for a large US multinational. iomart Hosting secured the three year partnership deal to augment the top tier hosting services that Servecentric, the Irish data centre managed services company, is already providing to the same customer in Dublin. iomart Hosting, the managed hosting arm of AIM listed iomart Group plc,

iomart Hosting keeps the cash flowing for heatandplumb.com

Back in 2003 Austen Salton did not even own a computer. Today he runs heatandplumb.com, a heating and plumbing website that attracts 186,000 visitors a month. A business entrepreneur back then, Austen recognised the possibilities of the internet and decided that a website selling heating and plumbing products direct to consumers would be just the ticket. His was the third such website to start up and in just six years heatandplumb.com

Calastone selects ‘Data Centre Operator of the Year’ for managed hosting

Calastone announces successful hosting transition to iomart Hosting’s London site with retention of previous site for DR requirements London, 24 June 2009 - Calastone Limited, the independent cross-border transaction network for the mutual funds industry, announced today that its data centre outsource provider, iomart Hosting, has been named Data Centre Operator of the Year 2009 in the annual ‘Storrie’ awards, organised by Storage Magazine. In December 2008, Calastone

Mezeo Software and iomart Group Partner to Deliver Cloud Storage Services

Mezeo Software Corp.the leading provider of a deployable platform for cloud storage, today announced that iomart Group plc has selected the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform for their implementation of a cloud based distributed solution that allows the customer to create a virtual storage area that can be shared between servers, workstations and users. The service supports most popular operating systems including iphones. With full access and control, iomart’s customers will

iomart Hosting Named Data Centre Operator of the Year

iomart Hosting collects major ‘Storrie’ Award at this year’s UK Storage Awards iomart Hosting is delighted to announce that it has been named Data Centre Operator of the Year 2009 in the annual ‘Storrie’ awards organised by Storage Magazine. The award was presented to iomart Hosting at a glittering black tie ceremony, attended by over 400 industry and media guests, held in London’s Tower Hotel, St Katherine’s Dock, on the night

iomart Hosting puts customers in control of Power & Bandwidth consumption

Customers given real time access to their server and rack’s energy and bandwidth consumption straight from the data centre, via a web based managed hosting control panel. iomart hosting, the managed hosting and data centre services company, is introducing a new customer hosting control panel which will enable its customers to actively monitor the amount of power and bandwidth their servers and racks are consuming. The new control panel, which is

iomart Hosting’s 100% uptime and 24 x 7 support key to Web Design Company’s …

It’s all Yankee Doodle Dandy for iomart hosting, according to one of the company’s clients. Manic Monday Ltd has been with iomart hosting since they started out providing basic web services for local businesses in Ipswich back in 1998 and they’re not saddle sore yet. They’ve worked side-by-side to ensure Manic Monday has grown at a canter with clients enjoying a safe and secure ride. Manic Monday specialises in the design

Stagecoach chooses iomart Hosting for carbon cutting web portal

Leading UK managed hosting provider iomart hosting has been selected to host the new web portal for travel company Stagecoach Group, which aims to help commuters cut their carbon footprint. iomart hosting, a subsidiary of iomart plc, has provided Stagecoach with the managed server infrastructure for the web site, which will benefit from 24/7 customer service and iomart hosting’s 100% uptime guarantee. The company has four data centres throughout the UK

Fresh new look for iomart Managed Hosting

Major rebrand reinforces market positioning as the natural choice for hosting iomart hosting, the managed hosting and data centre services company, has introduced a new brand identity which reflects its focus on hosting. The new branding, which was unveiled to iomart hosting customers on Monday, is the first in a series of steps which the company is undertaking in its mission to become the UK’s natural choice for managed hosting services. iomart

UK plc finds it isn’t easy being green

iomart & Green It Magazine reveal that UK Companies are failing to set environmental policies and have little trust in technology manufacturers’ promises UK businesses are talking the talk when it comes to environmental issues, but are not converting talk into action, according to new research unveiled by managed hosting and data centre operator iomart. The results of the first annual environmental IT survey were revealed by iomart and Green IT magazine

Polish entrepreneurs choose iomart to host fast-growing website for expatriates …

A pair of Polish entrepreneurs who have created a website for fellow countrymen living in the UK have selected iomart to host their servers. Karol Chojnowski and Albert Fret knew reliability was top of their list when looking for a company to host their Polish-language website Emito.net. Based in Edinburgh, Emito.net is an online resource for Polish nationals living, or seeking to live, in the UK providing them with access to news,

New Data Centre launched to boost Nottingham business and reduce environmental i …

UK data centre and managed hosting services company iomart has today announced the opening of a new data centre facility in the heart of Nottingham. The purpose-built data centre facility, was purchased by iomart last year, and following an 8 month upgrade and commissioning programme, is now open for business. iomart’s new facility offers approximately 410 square metres of fully resilient and highly secure data centre space. Recognising that

Data Centre ownership powers managed hosting growth for iomart

iomart group’s 2008 results show 17% increase in managed hosting revenues Managed hosting and data centre services provider iomart plc has reported a 17 per cent rise in its sales of managed hosting services in the financial year 2007/08. Revenues from its fledgling data centre and managed services company have increased by 63 per cent to £1.4m, with its established SME web hosting business, Easyspace, seeing a rise of 9 per

iomart group sells Ufindus to BT for £20M

iomart Group plc the provider of managed hosting, co-location and business continuity services announces the sale of its subsidiary Ufindus Limited (“Ufindus”), a leading internet directory services company to British Telecommunications plc (“BT”) for a total cash consideration of £20 million. The decision to dispose of Ufindus followed a strategic review by the board, in which it became clear that the operation was non-core to iomart’s hosting and managed service strategy

iomart selected to host ebay competitor

Managed Hosting and data centre services provider iomart has won the contract to host the IT backbone for a new online marketplace aiming to rival eBay. Aroxo’s totally unique system promises to help people to get the best deal online, with minimal searching all while being easy-to-use. Aroxo does all the hard work for buyers whilst helping sellers sell their stock cheaper and faster. Aroxo, founded by Matt Rogers and Andrew Culpan,

Eco-friendly data centres - mission impossible?

UK data centre operator iomart will host a free seminar at Wembley Stadium later this month challenging the industry to come clean about its lack of green credentials. The company, which has four state-of-the-art data centres throughout the UK, including one in the heart of the City of London, has invited several experts in the sector to talk about how the data centre industry can mitigate its impact on the environment. Speakers

iomart wins £1m Colocation Managed Services Contract

iomart Group plc the datacentre operator and web hosting business, is pleased to announce it has secured a £1m plus contract over 3 years for a colocation managed services contract in its London datacentre, effective from 1 June. The contract has been placed on behalf of a leading global technology and IT Enterprise Company to service a global financial services organisation. Angus MacSween, CEO iomart, commented \"We are pleased

iomart named best Windows Hosting Company

UK Web Host Directory names iomart best Windows Hosting Company iomart is delighted to have collected the UK Web Host Directory\'s Best Windows Hosting Company award for May 2008. The award is presented by Web Host Directory to the company that it considers to be \"the Best Windows Server Web Host in the business\", following feedback from its development community. Sarah Haran, iomart\'s Managing Director stated: \"We are very pleased to have

Innovative Online Child Safety Company selects iomart for critical managed hosti …

Censorit’s new internet gaming safety service relies on iomart’s hosting expertise iomart is pleased to announce that it has been selected to provide a complete end to end managed hosting service by Censorit, the innovative internet content filtration company. Censorit provides a safe surfing experience for children using WiFi enabled gaming consoles such as Nintendo DS™, Nintendo Wii™, Sony PSP™ and portable media players such as the Apple iPod Touch™. The Censorit solution

iomart to host ‘Sowing the Seeds’ Green IT seminar

Can the virtual world really lessen its environmental impact or is it just green wash? Glasgow/UK (PR) – iomart, the managed hosting and data centre company, is pleased to announce that it will be holding a one day seminar at Wembley Stadium on the 25th June 2008. The event titled ‘Sowing the Seeds of Change’ will feature a number of influential industry leaders and media commentators who will deliver a series

iomart wins £6.75M Data Centre Contract

iomart, the datacentre operating and web hosting business, is pleased to announce that it has today signed a 5 year contract with the UK’s leading telecom operator to provide managed data centre facilities. The contract is worth a minimum of £6.75m spread equally over the 5 year period and excludes the cost of power. Further revenues may be generated from the provision of additional managed services. Angus MacSween, CEO, said

iomart nominated for major Industry award

iomart is pleased to announce that it has been named as a finalist in the Managed Service Provider of the Year category at this year’s Network Computing Awards. The Awards recognise the outstanding products and services that have been delivered by the IT Industry throughout the year. The winners are selected through a combination of judging panel and on line voting by Network Computing’s readership. The 2007 Awards saw in excess

iomart recognised as Advanced Infrastructure Solutions partner by Microsoft

Decade of hosting experience formally recognised by Industry Giant iomart is pleased to announce that it has been accredited by Microsoft as a certified partner with Advanced Infrastructure Solutions status. This competency is awarded to Microsoft Partners who have the proven specialised skills and expertise to design and implement innovative yet cost-effective server solutions that support their customers’ communication, storage and hosting objectives. The Advanced Infrastructure Solutions status recognises that

iomart wins web hosting services contract with UK Online

iomart, the datacentre operating and web hosting business, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract to handle all aspects of the customer web platform service offered by business broadband provider UK Online. Under the three-year contract, iomart will provide hosting, infrastructure and ongoing management of a web services platform to UK Online, to allow the BSkyB owned business to offer a comprehensive range of domain name, web