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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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GoDaddy adopts Parallels’ Small Business Panel

Cloud software provider Parallels has seen major success in the past few years as they outdid their competition with new technologies and innovative software but their latest announcement of a partnership with web hosting and domain giant GoDaddy marks a pinnacle in the company’s growth and allows the latter to offer award-winning software to its […]

Hosting4Less and The Planet – most reliable hosting sites in January 2010

A web analytics firm Netcraft has released the list of most reliable hosting company websites for the month of January 2010. Hosting4Less and The Planet both took the prize. During the tests, these sites responded to all the requests except once. While The Planet uses Windows Server 2003 as its server, Hosting4Less runs Apache on […]

List of web hosting companies helping Haiti

January 12, 2010 was the day that impacted and changed an entire country. Over 111,000 deaths have been recorded at this time. Latest estimates confirm that nearly 200,000 men, women, and children have died or will die as a direct result of the 7.0 earthquake that occurred that fateful day in Haiti. As of this […]

Web hosting industry unites to help Haiti

In the ten days since the Caribbean island nation of Haiti was struck by a devasting 7.0-magnitude earthquake, individuals and businesses from around the world have offered up monetary donations in order to help fund relief efforts currently taking place. Many millions have been raised and the hosting industry in particular has stood out as […]

The Planet pulls the plug on an extrimist website

Texas web host The Planet has admitted to have hosted a websites for an extrimist group after a blogger posted a comment about it. After the disclosure, the company proceeded to take the site down. Low-cost high-quality hosting is one of the reasons for various extremists groups to look for their hosting solution in the […]

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 […]

EdgeCast to power The Planet’s CDN solution

EdgeCast Networks has been selected by The Planet to provide the basis of their hosted Content Delivery Network offerings. With access to hundreds of servers located around the world, customers will be able control their own CDN, and effectively use features such as data caching, online content distribution and the ability to deliver content on […]

The Planet attains $45 million credit facility

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 […]

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