The word of the day is hydra, defined by Dictionary.com as a persistent or many-sided problem that presents new obstacles as soon as one aspect is solved. Read More
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WHIR Networking Events made its first stop of 2017 in one of our favorite cities: Austin, TX! Read More
If you buy your HostingCon Global All Access Pass before Mar. 3 you can take advantage of Early Bird Rates, saving $100 off the regular registration cost. Read More
Join the WHIR and our sponsors Lenovo, Samsung, OnRamp, Digital Realty, and Apricity Recruitment on Thurs. Feb. 23, 2017, from 6 – 9 p.m. at The Dogwood. Read More
The end of net neutrality will make it much harder for smaller content creators and e-commerce merchants to compete. Read More
You think 99.99999999999 is good? Read More
WordPress will begin introducing SSL-only features that will only be available on secure sites.
Though short domain names are more memorable and in high-demand, domain names can technically be up to 63 characters in length. Read More
In 2017 networking will increasingly move from being part of the infrastructure to being independent of the infrastructure. This is not an incremental change to networking—it is a fundamental shift. Networking must simultaneously meet the needs of developers deploying applications on a heterogeneous collection of infrastructure, and IT managers trying… Read More
Machine learning and other artificial intelligence technologies will shape the eCommerce market in 2017 and beyond.
Do you have thoughts you want to share on trending topics or breaking news? Perhaps you’ve got some original content that you want to distribute to an audience of hosting and cloud professionals? If so, you may be interested in Industry Perspectives. Read More
E-commerce merchants often need help with security. What can web hosting companies do to help e-commerce retailers keep shoppers safe?