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EIG Revenues: Higher than Reported

September 18, 2013 — Maybe it was intentional or due to SEC regulations, but every media source I checked out drastically understated Endurance International Group’s (EIG) real revenues when reporting the firm’s $400 million IPO. Read More

New 2014 WHIR Networking Event Schedule Announced

Web Host Industry Review the leading media outlet for the web hosting and cloud services industry, announced today its North American and European networking event schedule for 2014. The WHIR Networking events are free-to-attend, professional events that bring together hosting providers, data center providers, cloud service providers and vendors for… Read More

VMware Wants Your Customers

September 3, 2013 — The interesting decision for cloud providers will be: what do you do moving forward? As a cloud service provider, why would you continue to build your business based on the technology of a company that wants to compete with you? Read More

Emerging Tech: Email, Security and Privacy

August 29, 2013 — Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of months, you know that the US government and some of the largest communication and email service providers in the world have taken a very broad approach to the definition of privacy. Read More

WHIR Events Woos Washington, DC Five Years in a Row

August 23, 2013 — Last night we hosted our WHIR Networking Event in Washington, DC for the fifth straight year in a row, and despite the August “recess” that DC takes, it didn’t seem to slow down the 100 or so attendees from joining us for drinks, food and fun. Read More

Becoming a Free Agent

August 21, 2013 — After four years, I recently decided to leave Cbeyond. I have many fond memories of the team and what we accomplished from helping build MaximumASP to working on the acquisition and subsequent integration with Cbeyond. Read More