In building the new business, Lance Crosby has taken a road that I did not expect but one that has a high probability to be successful. Read More
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For the third year in a row The WHIR hosted a special HostingCon edition of our industry networking events. Read More
Do you want to be a top producing cloud provider or managed service provider? Here’s a HostingCon session you won’t want to miss. Read More
ServerHub CEO and HostingCon speaker John Brancela said that over the past year he has seen a lot more IPv6 requests come in, but still the numbers are low. Read More
As more solution provider companies make the pivot into MSP and CSP territory and transform their business models, there are some new financial metrics that become as important as gross and net margin. Recurring revenue financial models are becoming the new standard. We are all familiar with the basic formula… Read More
DreamHost Vice President of Brand & Community Brett Dunst wants you to know that if you come to his session at HostingCon, all of your wildest dreams will come true. Now how’s that for conference return on investment? Read More
The countdown to HostingCon Global 2016 in New Orleans is on with five days to go. Today we’re talking to SiteLock president and HostingCon speaker Neill Feather about web application security and what hosting providers will learn at his session on Monday. Read More
Networking or education? You can have both at this year’s HostingCon Global 2016 which offers networking opportunities embedded into educational sessions for an interactive experience that’s not to be missed. Read More
Best Practices for Enabling your Go to Market Model – Part 2 Part one of this series explored the overall vendor mix and compatibility strategies in building an ecosystem, what that might look like and some of the challenges in building vendor/partner relationships. Although there is no guaranteed formula in… Read More
What comes to mind when you think about summer? Swimming; going to a cabin; camping? Sipping a cold drink on a patio? For me, it’s not summer without HostingCon Global. Read More
Managing The Vendor Mix and Vendor Types For Your Go to Market Model: Part one of two part series. As the mix of cloud services increase beyond IaaS, PaaS and SaaS, service providers continue to evaluate partnering strategies and vendor relationships as a competitive differentiator. New end customer demands call… Read More
In his new book, “Hug Your Haters: How to Embrace Complaints and Keep Your Customers”, Jay Baer says that “haters are not your problem…ignoring them is.” I agree! According to an extensive proprietary study, 80 percent of companies surveyed say they deliver outstanding customer service, but only eight percent of… Read More