Netcraft’s Web Server Survey for the month of October 2008 showed that the Web saw an increase of 948,000 sites from the previous month, bringing the total to 182,226,259 sites. Apache once again shows the largest growth, gaining 463 thousand sites this month.
Verio has upgraded its channel partner program by launching viaVerio website. The company brings a whole range of socially-designed tools to its resellers, including a partner address book and a forum, where Verio partners can meet, discuss related issues and foster strategic relationships. Additionally, viaVerio team members will lead on-going discussions on hot topics percolating in the viaVerio community […]
Given the economic environment, here is some great news. The Planet has secured a new $45 million credit facility from Wachovia and Bank of America. Douglas J. Erwin, Chairman and CEO of The Planet noted that this financing will fund company’s demand-driven expansion plans and strategic initiatives over the next few years. We expect few announcements relative to strategic […]
Canadian-based Look Communications has sold its web hosting division EasyHosting to web development tools provider Bluegenesis for $3.8 million, in hopes to correct its troubled financial state. Look has lost $2 million in its latest reported quarter on revenue of $4.9 million, which is down from $6 million a year ago. As part of this deal, […]
JaguarPC’s parent company Landis Holdings announced an acquisition of HostingZoom.com web hosting provider. The purchase, which came at an undisclosed amount, also included Hosting Zoom’s divisions Reseller Zoom and modVPS. Greg Landis, president of Landis Holdings, says “there will be zero impact to how existing customers conduct their business”. HostingDiscussion will keep an eye out on this promise.
Yahoo announced Tuesday, October 21, that it plans to cut at least 10 percent of its workforce, or more than 1,500 employees, in the fourth quarter in an effort reduce costs. The company’s sales for the third quarter were roughly in line with Wall Street’s estimates, however profits were down 64 percent compared to same period last […]