Hostmysite Acquired by Wachovia Capital Partners

HostMySite, one of the more visible operators in the small and medium-sized business hosting space was the first of a pair of companies – both named “host something,” in a generally irrelevant sub-plot – to be acquired in notable fashion in the space of a month. On June 4 theWHIR reported that the company had been… Read More

Omega Continues Web Hosting Buys

March 3, 2005 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Omega Communications (, a Connecticut-based Internet service provider, said on Thursday that it successfully acquired two Web hosting companies in 2004 and plans to continue buying small to mid-size Web hosts in 2005. Read More

Vigilante Group Attacks Cyber-criminals

February 14, 2005 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — According to reports, an Internet vigilante group known as the 419 Flash Mob, launched a two-day bandwidth attack last Wednesday against spammers attempting to defraud people by providing hosting services for fake bank sites. Read More

Via Net.Works Appoints CFO

November 10, 2004 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Web hosting and communications provider VIA NET.WORKS, Inc. (, announced on Tuesday that it had appointed Cameron Mackenzie its chief financial officer. Read More

Red Hat Appoints New CFO

September 3, 2004 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Linux distributor Red Hat ( announced on Thursday that it has appointed Charles E. Peters, Jr. as executive vice president and chief financial officer. As CFO, Peters will be responsible for accounting, finance, treasury, tax, credit and investor relations. Read More

XO Appoints New Vice President

June 7, 2004 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — XO Communications Inc. ( announced on Monday that it had named Barbara Branaman vice president and general manager of its hosting business unit. The announcement coincides with XO Communication’s re-launch of its Concentric brand for shared Web hosting services. Read More

VitalStream Names New CFO

May 13, 2004 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Content delivery services provider VitalStream ( announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Mark Belzowski as chief financial officer, replacing the outgoing CFO Kevin Herzog. The appointment is effective May 17, 2004. Read More

NaviSite Buys Surebridge, Names CFO

“By combining our expertise and competency in delivering application management services to the mid-market with NaviSite’s proven hosting and operational excellence, we are building a company poised for leadership in the managed application services market,” says Peter J. Boni, chairman and CEO of Surebridge. “The complementary nature of our products, target markets and operating platforms make this a compelling proposition for both companies and for our customers.” Read More

Teros Reports Channel Growth in 2003

attacks, announced on Monday that membership in its channel program increased by 33 percent in the fourth quarter of 2003. Over the last year, more than 45 resellers and distributors joined the Teros Channel Program – 15 of them joining in the last quarter. Read More

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