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Chillers and fuel cells: the greening of the hosting industry continues
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
By Chris Redman
WebhostingDay 2010: dates, location, speakers
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
By Chris Redman
Web hosting socially and in the cloud in 2010
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
By Renee Hendricks
One man’s data loss is another man’s lesson
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
By Chris Redman
Questions you didn’t know you can ask potential web hosting providers
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
By Artashes Toumanov

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Microsoft offers web hosting and free domains

Now available, web hosting from the company we all love to hate: Microsoft. Microsoft Office Live Small Business is offering a year of free top level domain registration along with web hosting. When’s the last time Microsoft ever offered anything for free? It’s a miracle! Or is it?

Is The Planet in peril?

2008 was a difficult year for The Planet. Founded in 1998, the world’s largest privately held dedicated web host, The Planet, faced mammoth challenges last year. An electrical fire in late May 2008 swept through their Houston data center, knocking out 9000 servers, impacting 7500 customers and 700,000 websites for at least two days. In […]

GoDaddy’s Super Bowl aftermath

In the aftermath of the Super Bowl, you may be wondering if the GoDaddy commercials paid off. According to a carefully worded press release, over 60% of people polled “loved” the Shower commercial, starring Danica Patrick. In Shower, Danica Patrick and another woman are controlled by three teenage boys to share a shower together. The […]

Netfirms teams up with Facebook

In the ever-increasing industry of web hosting, it takes more than an established domain name to get and keep customers. It takes providing the customer with added value. Enter Netfirms. Netfirms was created in 1998 as a domain registrar and web host, and currently serves the US and Canada markets. Unlike common gimmicks of the […]

Does GoDaddy practice what it preaches?

HTML clipboardIt’s Super Bowl time, and that means it’s time for another raunchy installment from domain registar and web hosting company GoDaddy. GoDaddy’s inappropriate and sexually implicit commercials during the Super Bowl are really cringe-worthy, especially if you’re sitting next to your parents. Of course, sex sells, but what exactly is sexy about web hosting? […]

Child prodigy offers to host your website

Gone are the days of lemonade stands and paper routes. Today’s youth are selling domain names and hosting business websites. Enter 16 year old Host-Monkey CEO Will Perkins. Host-Monkey started up on January 1st, 2009 with the aim of providing shared hosting at affordable prices. While I understand the internet is a great equalizer, and […]

HostGator offers toll free numbers to businesses for free?

HostGator, the oft-embattled but ever popular web host, has unveiled a new service that provides toll free numbers to business clients. This service is offered at no additional charge with its flagship business shared hosting plan. HostGator offers this plan at $12.95 per month, and it has many unlimited features, including bandwidth, disk space, domains, […]

FireHost’s hacker-protection plan puts company to test

Starting in December 2008, Dallas-based web host FireHost began offering hacker protection. According to the company’s president, Chris Drake, there was a definite need to create a stronger defense system. On FireHost’s blog, it points to a video by security vendor, Sophos, who also claims that 16,000 new websites get attacked each day. With those […]

Webfusion offers cheap domains, but is it worth the price?

UK hosting giant Webfusion jumped the pond, and debuted its services for a North American audience starting on December 18, 2008. Of course, in North America, there’s more than enough web hosting services, so why consider Webfusion? How about $0.99 .com domains, paired with $2.99 per month hosting? It sounds like a great deal, but […]