News & Announcements

Host Virtual Expands Investment in Its London Cloud

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2012Host Virtual is pleased to announce that it is expanding its Cloud Service in London.“London has become a pivotal location for us since we launched there,” said Sandy Bhargavi, Sr. Vice President of Operations. “We are pleased to continue our investment in the UK market.”Situated in the heart of London Docklands, the expansion into Telecity Sovereign House provides a premier, Tier 3 carrier class hotel as the basis for the Host Virtual Service.The location provides unrivaled connectivity options on the ...

Host Virtual Expands Hong Kong Cloud Network Connectivity

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2012Host Virtual is pleased to announce that it has expanded its network connectivity in Hong Kong, providing even more high quality, premium bandwidth to its customers at no additional charge.We’re pleased to add additional connectivity to Hong Kong”, said Sandy Bhargavi, Sr. Vice President of Operations. “This new option, available immediately, is in addition to our existing direct, low latency China mainland connections.”The new bandwidth is specifically tailored for Asia Pac and provides even closer ...

Host Virtual expands its Hong Kong and India Clouds with a Localized Level of Service

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) - Cloud Hosting provider Host Virtual, Inc has expanded both its India and Hong Kong cloud locations with additional capacity, providing low latency, localized Cloud Services to two of the fastest growing economies in the world.“Asia is an important location for us and has dedicated support and commitment from our team” said Sandy Bhargavi, Vice President of Operations with Host Virtual. “This is a service differentiator from our competitors as we are fully integrating into the local market.”In addition to adding a significant ...

Host Virtual Adds Dallas, TX Cloud Location

 Cloud Hosting provider Host Virtual, Inc has selected Dallas, TX as its sixth US cloud location, bringing the total number of geographic clouds to 11 throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.Dallas was selected for several reasons, including excellent coast-coast latency, connectivity, and a wealth of local technical talent.“We’re excited to add Dallas as an option for our customers” said Sandhya Bhargavi, Vice President of Operations. “While we’ve already had excellent coast-coast connectivity, Dallas really rounds out our service for ...

Host Virtual Adds Self-service Offsite Disaster Recovery to its 11 Worldwide Clouds

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2011Customers looking for an easy way to offset failures that can occur in a specific geographic cloud location can now rest easy with the new self-service disaster recovery option from Host Virtual, Inc.Host Virtual customers can now select to automatically deploy disaster recovery for their servers on the Host Virtual cloud, including automated data replication and failover with 11 worldwide locations throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.Beyond the cost of a target cloud server for disaster recovery, ...

Host Virtual Continues Expansion, Adding Native IPv4 + IPv6 Cloud in France and Amsterdam

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2011Cloud hosting provider Host Virtual, Inc. added its 9th cloud location in Paris and a 10th location in Amsterdam. Host Virtual is also continuing its expansion in Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, and Reston, Virginia in the US based on demand.“We’re very pleased to announce our third and fourth IPv4 + IPv6 cloud locations in Europe,” said Sandy Bhargavi, Host Virtual’s Vice President of Operations. “We’ve continued to see great success with our existing locations in London and Amsterdam and are expanding ...

Finnix Cloud Rescue Image Update

We’re pleased to announce a major update to our Rescue/LiveCD environment, based on the excellent Finnix Linux Distro. We’ve been working Ryan @ Finnix for over five years, and in addition to using Finnix in our recovery environment are also pleased to formally sponsor Finnix.org .Finnix replaces our older, Debian 5 based live rescue CD, and works much in the same way. If you need to access your servers file system in an emergency, simply enter Rescue mode and your server will be booted to Finnix using a password you specify and your existing network ...

Host Virtual Adds Native IPv4 + IPv6 Cloud in the UK, Expands Other Locations

 San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2011Cloud hosting provider Host Virtual, Inc announces better connectivity for UK customers through the addition of its native IPv4 + IPv6 cloud location in London. Host Virtual is also expanding in New York, NY, and Los Angeles, CA.“We’re excited to announce our second IPv4 + IPv6 cloud location in Europe,” said Sandy Bhargavi, Host Virtual’s Vice President of Operations. “We’ve had great success with our existing cloud in Amsterdam, and a new cloud in London not only provides better connectivity for UK ...

CentOS 5.6 VPS cloud support

We're pleased to announce availability of the new CentOS 5.6 release on our cloud service. The update includes four images CentOS 5.6 x64 and i386 in both fully virtualized (unmodified) and paravirtualized variants.Existing customers can simply proceed with a yum update to upgrade to the latest 5.6 release version.Using our service, you can install our CentOS based images to any of our  worldwide IPv4+IPv6 locations in just a few minutes. Read more about our CentOS VPS , or read more about all of our supported Cloud OS .The official CentOS team ...

OpenSUSE 11.4 VPS

We're pleased to announce the availability of OpenSUSE 11.4 Server as a deployable cloud image.Using our service, you can install our OpenSUSE 11.4 image to any of our  worldwide IPv4+IPv6 locations in just a few minutes. Read more about our OpenSUSE VPS , or read more about all of our supported Cloud OS .Thanks, The  Host Virtual, Inc Team

FreeBSD VPS Cloud Update

After launching official support for FreeBSD based cloud images last month, we're releasing an updated cloud image. The new image is a minor update and features some tweaks to increase deployment performance, enhance the default IPv6 support and tweak minor FreeBSD o/s settings.Using our service, you can install our FreeBSD image to any of our  worldwide IPv4+IPv6 locations in just a few minutes. Read more about our FreeBSD VPS , or read more about all of our supported Cloud OS .Thanks, The  Host Virtual, Inc Team

Elastix & PIAF VOIP cloud legacy support

We've seen a large response to our VOIP related cloud images, in particular PIAF and Elastix . A popular request from customers was for support of older PIAF and Elastix images, that more closely match their current or stable production environments, making a transition into the cloud seamless.Based on these requests we've updated both Elastix and PIAF with support for Elastix 1.6 and PIAF 1.4. The new images can be deployed to to any of our worldwide IPv4+IPv6 locations.Read more about our PIAF VPS , Elastix VPS , or about all of our supported ...

Host Virtual Sees More Than 400 Percent Increase in Use of its IPv6 Hosting Cloud Services

San Jose, CA ( PRWEB ) , Cloud hosting provider Host Virtual, Inc. has seen a 473% increase in its customers’ use of dual-stack IPv4 and  IPv6 hosting services since late last year. The company is more than ready for the global deployment of IPv6; it’s been providing native IPv6 services since 2008, and operates seven IPv4 and IPv6 clouds worldwide, including locations in Europe and South Asia.It is crucial for companies that provide Internet services to adopt IPv6, so that their products and online content will remain accessible. This new Internet ...

Gentoo Cloud Server Image (2011.03.17) updated

We’ve released an updated Gentoo 2011.03.17 x64 paravirtualized image to our Gentoo VPS service. This is a large update from a name perspective, as we've been maintaining updates of our 2009.x base image since Gentoo switched away from major name releases and went to automated weekly builds.On a going forward basis, we've decided to refresh the entire base image from source every few months.You can now deploy Gentoo 2011.03.17 x64 (para-virtualized) to any of our worldwide IPv4+IPv6 locations.Read more about our  Gentoo VPS , or read ...

Mandriva Cloud Server Images

 We’re pleased to announce the addition of Mandriva to our supported distro list, based on customer requests. As part of our Mandriva VPS service you can now deploy Mandriva 2010.2 x64 (fully virtualized) to any of our worldwide IPv4+IPv6 locations. Read more about our Mandriva VPS or read more about all of our supported  Cloud OS .Thanks, The  Host Virtual, Inc Team