One of the most common questions I get from business owners is how they should grow their businesses. Of course, the answer is, it depends. It depends on your business model, your competitive space, your internal resources, etc. Read More
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Consolidation is natural, and the subject usually raises its head after I meet someone for the first time. Not only as an ice-breaker, but also as an understated plea for direction and advice. The question could just as well be: ‘how much time do I have left?’ Honestly, I have seen many people in various industries miss the boat and it is not a pretty sight.
The last WHIR event of the year was a great success in one of our favorite city stops: Dallas, Texas! Held at The Rustic, Thursday’s networking event brought out a great crowd of hosts, data center providers and other service providers. Read More
Endurance International Group recently announced three acquisitions including Arvixe, LLC a web hosting company, sort of located in San Louis Obispo, California. I say sort of because according to the owner, Arvand Sabetian, the firm has no offices. Totally decentralized, people work out of boats, motor homes and ashrams. Here are some numbers. Read More
WHIR Contest To show appreciation for our loyal readers and followers on social media, we’re giving away a $100 Amazon gift certificate for the months of November and December! If you enjoy the WHIR, please share us with your friends by participating in the contest. The winner might be a… Read More
There may still be a couple months left in 2014, but the WHIR is already looking ahead to 2015 with our WHIR Events schedule. We’re excited to hit up some old favorites (here’s looking at you Dallas and Chicago!) and host an event in San Diego for the first time.… Read More
There’s still more than a week left to RSVP to attend the WHIR’s Dallas networking event next Thursday! Read More
Last night’s WHIR Networking Event in DC was another typically fun and successful event in the friendly city of America’s capital. Read More
It’s no secret that Canadian businesses took a close look at their customer data privacy following the Snowden revelations more than a year ago. In fact, a full one third (33 percent) planned to move data outside of the US this year over concerns around the NSA, according to research from Peer 1 Hosting. Read More
If you’re a web host, you want targeted, intend-to-buy visitors. Until recently, that was just not possible to achieve using the display network. Google has made strides in this area in the last year or so by adding Affinity audiences. Read More
Before e-mails. Before cloud servers. Before web hosting. Before technology as it exists today. That is when the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) of 1986 was enacted. As members of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition), cPanel and SingleHop have long been involved in the fight to reform ECPA. ECPA’s 28th… Read More
The WHIR will host a networking event this coming Thursday, Oct. 23 in Washington D.C. WHIR Events are the perfect opportunity to meet and mingle with others in the hosting and cloud industry and make some new business connections. There will be an open bar, tasty appetizers and plenty of… Read More