October 10, 2013 — A group of Microsoft technology experts took to the (digital) clouds today in a vintage Concorde aircraft to offer live responses to Windows Azure questions tweeted to them with the hashtag #CloudPioneers. Read More
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October 9. 2013 — With more companies realizing the importance of protecting their mission-critical data, we know that businesses are also evaluating the resiliency of their backup systems. Is tape still the way to go? Or is it time to move to online and cloud-based backup models? Read More
October 8, 2013 — To build a new road, people generally lay down a new surface on the existing road. The same is true of computer systems. Read More
October 7, 2013 — A report by the New York Times over the weekend says that the European Union is cracking down on cloud by amending its digital privacy regulation introduced last year. Read More
October 4, 2013 — If you missed some of the cloud news that came out near the end of the week ending October 4, 2013, here are three stories I don’t think you should miss. Read More
September 26, 2013 — This is the second time in a month I have written about the press being far off on deal estimates and valuations. Last year, the media reported that Endurance International Group (EIG) purchased HostGator for $225 million. At that time I wrote a blog stating my numbers were at least 20 percent greater, adding some $50 million. Read More
September 25, 2013 — So, why does hosting have a bad reputation today? We’ve come up with a few reasons that, as a web host, you want to be aware of so that you can be part of the solution, rather than part of the problem. Read More
September 24, 2013 — Factors that facilitated Internet growth in the US, for example, our hands-off approach to regulation, may be ill suited to respond to the issues presented by widespread acceptance of Internet business. Interestingly, the thoughtful and contemplative approach generally preferred in Europe may actually be better suited to the next phase of Internet growth. Read More
September 23, 2013 — How can we as an industry effectively communicate with people who have little or no knowledge or understanding of even the most basic hosting concepts? Read More
September 19, 2013 — Pirates need domains too! Or at least that’s how it seems Thursday as there are a couple of promotions in celebration of Talk Like a Pirate Day. Read More
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
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