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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
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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
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Comwired to launch advanced DNS services under new domain

The acquisition of a premium domain name has one web services provider looking to extend its offerings in a big way, helping to pave the way for more user-friendly technical offerings in the world of often confusing but always necessary domain name services (DNS).

TWIH: Debut of CloudLinux OS; GoDaddy Super Bowl ads sneak peak

News stories from the web hosting industry ranged this week from technical to just plain fun; here are two of the most eye-catching pieces seen and heard over the past seven days.

GoDaddy returns to Super Bowl with customary edgy ads

It is almost customary that every year we see domain registrar take part in the Super Bowl commercial run. This year is no exception. There will be at least two ads featuring Danica Patrick, company’s long time spokesperson. The ads are already available on company website.

Adobe buys Omniture

Adobe Systems Incorporated has bought a web analytics firm Omniture. The core product of Omniture is Omniture Online Marketing Suite which is used for optimizing ad spend and conversion. Omniture is in direct competition with Coremetrics, but has five times more customers. Experts estimate Adobe’s latest acquisition would enable the business to grow at a […]

There’s green and then there’s not so green

With our recent look at the greening of the hosting industry and the growing concerns involving ethics among everyone from hardware manufacturers to data center designers, two news stories emerged this week that deserve a bit of attention under the same light. There is a huge effort taking place where these trends are concerned but, […]

Erin Kalin – GoDaddy’s new girl

Erin Kalin is the new GoDaddy Girl according to an announcement that was made by GoDaddy earlier today. She is a country musician and she will record music for the company to be used in their webisodes. The webisosdes will include recording her music, making a website, and her move into the musical mainstream.

GoDaddy to sponsor Indianapolis 500

For the third year in a row, domain registrar GoDaddy will be the presenting sponsor for the telecast of the Indianapolis 500. A new commercial will be made for the Indy 500 event. It will star Danica Patrick (as you probably guessed), a GoDaddy Girl and an IndyCar racer. In the ad, Danica is pulled […]

GoDaddy gains new customers after Super Bowl ad

GoDaddy reported a 10% increase in new customers after their 2009 Super Bowl campaign, aired after the final 2-minute warning. The commercial features an IndyCar driver Danica Patrick in the Shower. While the ad caused some controversy, GoDaddy stated two out of three women liked the ad.

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 […]

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