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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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The Web grows by 948,000 sites in October 2008

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 partner program brings social tools to resellers

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 […]

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 […]

Troubled Look Communications sells its EasyHosting division

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, […]

Landis Holdings buys

JaguarPC’s parent company Landis Holdings announced an acquisition of 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 to slash workforce by 10%

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 […]